Newborn kittens have only a tenuous hold on life, because they are completely dependent on their mother for warmth, nutrition, and protection. Without her, these tiny orphans cannot survive for long. But willing human heroes can successfully handraise orphan kittens to healthy adulthood. That's where this lifesaving book comes in. Expert advice on first aid for newborn kittens, finding a suitable feline foster mother, hand-feeding, weaning, socializing, and coping with a sick kitten will help even the most neophyte of kitten parents undertake this rewarding adventure with confidence.