Will a wild mother cat abandon her kittens if handled by humans?

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In most cases WILD mother cats will abandon their kittens. Mothers cats will abandon the kittens if she senses that the kittens are no longer safe. Human smell on the kittens makes the mother cat want to reject the kitten/s. It is best not to handle the kittens of wild cats, but there are exceptions and that is if the kittens are in danger or possibly harm. Then you may have to move them, but be prepared to adopt and bottle feed the kittens.
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When can humans touch new born kittens without the threat of the mother abandoning them?

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Will a stray cat abandon her kittens if they have been touched by humans?

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Why does a mother cat abandon her kittens?

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Euthanise it. How rude. Pet stores have replacement milk available. Baby formula will probably keep it alive and growing until it is big enough for solid food. Slightly warm

What to do when a mother cat abandoned her kitten?

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