Thank you for your reply, I will try the kitten on KMR as you suggest immediately. I have seen this kitten lap water from a plate, so I know it is capable of drinking. Something else I forgot to mention - Lily is being very rough with the kitten when she grooms it, sometimes making it squeal in pain. Is this another sign of rejection?
Thanks for a quick reply. Lily doesn't appear to be playful when treating the kitten roughly. She will start by licking it briskly (I know this is normal), but then will bite at the kitten's fur, maybe to remove any fleas she sees. Sometimes she gets the kitten's skin between her teeth, and I have seen her with the entire face of the kitten in her mouth biting hard enough to make the kittten squeal. I'm concerned that she will injure the kitten, whether intentionally or not. So far she has let go when the kitten's cries get loud.
Once again, many thanks.
I have obtained some KMR and kitten food, but the kitten doesn't seem to want either. This morning I tried to feed it with some KMR in a feeding bottle, but the kitten rejects this as soon as it tastes it. Is there anything else I can do to encourage him to feed?