Akira opens one eye!

While Kai is definitely the eldest as I watched them being born one by one, Akira is the first to open…one eye!

Even last time, 17 years ago, it was Pole (female) who first opened her eyes, but that was 10 days after being rescued.

Today the kittens just hit 7 days old and Akira is already opening one eye. That’s fast!

Well, to be accurate, they were just 6.5 days old this morning!

I read that kittens can take any time between 2-16 days to open their eyes. But from my own experience, the fastest was 10 days. Akira holds our home record now!

Good morning, World!

Good morning, Akira! Welcome to your new world!

Riley keeps a close watch.

So, is Riley Samantha’s daughter? If only we knew, but it doesn’t matter. She can be Samantha’s adopted daughter!

Their weights:

Date Time Kai Akira Indra
11-Feb 6.00pm 118 115 104
12-Feb 6.30am 125 123 114
12-Feb 5.30pm 133 131 123
13-Feb 5.30am 143 137 128
13-Feb 6.00pm 149 146 133
14-Feb 5.00am 160 149 145
14-Feb 5.30pm 166 160 158
15-Feb 6.30am 177 167 167
15-Feb 6.00pm 179 174 174
16-Feb 6.00am 191 187 184
16-Feb 6.00pm 203 193 196
17-Feb 7.00am 211 200 202

Kai and Indra achieved more than the desired weight gain, but Akira only gained 6.95% in the last 24 hours. I’ll have to intervene again.


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