At what age should kittens begin to eat food? And what should they eat…

At what age should kittens begin to eat food? And what should they eat? I sure would appreciate your feedback … Than You Much

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Kate McKelvie
6 years ago

Hi Marilyn!  If they are nursing, they may start to explore mom’s food on their own.  When bottle raising a kitten, I start to mix Gerber’s turkey baby food into their milk at about 5 weeks of age- just a tiny bit to introduce the flavor.  Then I offer a small dish of the turkey, and dab a little on their mouth to get them started eating on their own.  They will still want the bottle, but you can alternate food and bottle until they’re weaned. If they are with mom, the same dab on the mouth will introduce them… Read more »