scott and linda mentioned rearing tiny cats in containers with snap on lids, no airholes. How big are the cats when they leave this container? In what then do You put them in? Can they breathe? I'm asking because right now I have ten tiny hatchlings. % each in two butter tubs, but I have a piece of netting across the top, held on with rubber bands. This seems to work out for the older cats I found, but the tiny guys can get through the netting! I accidentally killed a TINY cat this morning when he got caught in the tulle, as I was taking it off to clean out the container. I was so upset!
Also, the new cats were found on swamp milkweed in my garden ( as eggs) and the swamp milkweed leaves in these containers are drying out much too fast, curling up, I'm having a hard time finding the little guys on all those curles up leaves! Does rearing in a closed up container work well for you? How many cats can you put per container? And again, when do you move them and to what? Could any one please share their rearing methods once the eggs hatch? How many per container? Linda, is putting one cat per container working out o.k? Seems like aLOT of work ( Sorry Linda, forgot you were in vegas) I'd appreciate any input from everyone! Thanks,
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