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I am fostering a 10 week old kitten, tested negative for feline leukemia (but littermates are positive). He's the sweetest kitten, is very cuddly, walks around the house with me (and that's just after 3 days), always wants to be with me, but doesn't really play. I have the feathers, the balls, the mice, but he's not interested in them.

Is this typical? He seems healthy in other ways (eating, drinking, litter boxing).

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Animals have different personalities. Some kittens may not be attracted to toys. Not playing with toys alone is not a symptom.

Lethargy itself is an important symptom and a good reason for an early vet visit. However, if he follows you and if he shows a decent activity doing so, as long as he doesn't show any other symptoms, I would not worry about it.

Furthermore, there is a good chance the kitten is very attached to you. Try to be present in his playtime. Drag a string on the ground, or move the toys yourself. Check if he engages with the toys. If this is the case, it means he prefers you over toys.

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    Plus some cats are peculiar when it comes to toys. Maybe the OP just hasn’t found the “right” kind of toy. – Stephie Apr 26 at 17:41
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No isn't sound typical. Because your sweety (kitten) is growing elder. he wants to be a usual cat. this time he is making the decision he is continuing with you or going to be a wild cat. I guess that's all. I have a tip for you. This time to more take care of him, it will help him to make a decision easily to be with you.

Give him a kiss to me.

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    Welcome! Have you noticed that the kitten in the question is only ten weeks old? That is far too young to turn into an adult cat? At that age, a kitten would normally still be with his mother and quite a while away from being a grown cat. – Stephie Apr 26 at 17:37
  • Yes, I did. this is far too baby kitten to young kitten. – RABIUL HOSSAIN Apr 26 at 17:41

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