Fading kitten syndrome is real. Not all born alive will live
There is now a scientific explanation for kittens who are born alive, but don’t live long. Dr. Eric Barchas says it is fading kitten syndrome. He explains, a staggering proportion of kittens succumb to fading kitten syndrome before they reach nine weeks of age. Fifteen percent to twenty-seven percent die before nine weeks of age even in well-managed catteries. Continue reading.
Source: Catster, May 10, 2018.