My 10 day old kitten has been eating, pooping and peeing very well. As of today her poop has taken on a white-ish color instead of the tan-ish golden-ish color that it had. Is this something that I need to worry about?
I found an article online that talks about the various colors of kitten poop (who would have thought!). I don’t know if the information is accurate, but you may want to take the kitten to a vet. http://www.kittenrescue.org/pages.php?pageid=15 (scroll about 3/4 of the way down the page)
VET!! VET!! Sorry to be an alarmist about this, but your baby needs hydration, and may need subcutaneous fluid injection. This is a serious problem. poo should be brownish yellow and firm. white/curdled means severe dehydration. Mix pedialyte with the formula and cut way back on the formula powder.
I read at this site: http://www.safehavenforcats.com/newborn.htm how to make a pedialyte. I have fed her this until her poop returned to the normal color. She also had a health check yesterday at the vet by a tech and everything came back fine. today she is back on formula but once she has had her amount for the day I am going to give her pedialyte if she fusses instead of formula. I think in my zest to feed her and keep her alive I over fed her and hurt her instead. Bad Mommy!!