Week 6

The kittens are now about 7cm long. Hair follicles (whiskers) on the face have now fully developed and the first whiskers are now sprouting.The kitten's legs have grown longer. The foot pads and nails have become even more obvious. The claws are now bright white in colour due to the formation of keratin on the claws' surfaces. The ears and the tail are formed and the sex of the kittens is now obvious. The kittens also have open nostrils, but generally no nasal pigmentation.