Recipe for Infant Kitten Formula
1 can evaporated milk -- (or
Blend together. Heat small amounts in microwave to "wrist comfortable" temperature immediately before administering. Store leftovers in refrigerator no longer than 72 hours. Blend before serving each time. To administer, use a syringe without needle or use a kitten feeding bottle. Start with small amounts and work up gradually as kitten grows. Administer once every two hours during first two weeks, every three during third week, every four during fourth week. During fourth week, start blending a small can of high quality ground kitten food into the mixture.
From: "Diane Geary"
Cats and Dogs
Exclude rabbits with a 2-foot-tall chicken wire fence that has 1-inch-diameter holes. To prevent them from digging under, curve the bottom of the fence 90 degrees to create an apron a foot or so wide, and bury it several inches deep.
Gardening With Charlie - Fencing Out Critters(Family Features) - Kathy Bond-Borie, Guest Columnist - Building a fence to keep animals out of your garden is not something to be taken lightly, but it may be the only way to put an end to the feasting of marauding critters. One groundhog can make your broccoli patch disappear overnight. One deer can cut your perennials down to nubs in the same amount of time. A neighborhood cat can turn your garden into a litter box.
Since animals have their own particular habits, it can be hard to find a one-size-fits-all solution, so focus on the animals causing the most damage. Here are some ideas for foiling some of the common animals that like to help themselves to our gardens.
Tunneling Critters: Gophers, Chipmunks, Moles
Protect tree trunks with wire mesh guards placed a few inches below the soil line and 2 feet up the trunk. Check the guards in the spring and fall, adjusting them to make room for tree growth and to be sure they are securely fastened.
For more tips and garden information visit www.garden.orgA former floral designer and interior plantscaper, Kathy Bond-Borie has spent 20 years as a garden writer/editor, including her current role as Horticultural Editor for the National Gardening Association. She loves designing with plants, and spends more time playing in the garden - planting and trying new combinations - than sitting and appreciating it.