My cat gave birth to 3 kittens 3 weeks ago. They are doing well. But one of them is a female and is smaller than the other one. Can I give her some kitten replacement milk (kitten formula) even if she continues to drink her mum's milk?

Edit: She is drinking less than the others it seems.

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    Have you observed that she isn't getting enough to eat? Some cats are just smaller than others. What behaviors have you noticed during nursing periods?
    – Allison C
    Commented Jan 10, 2019 at 16:25

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Assuming that mum cat is ok with you handling the kittens, I don't see any issues with giving supplemental replacement kitten milk. Be aware that there are special products you should use.

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