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It is concerning that an 8 week old kitten does not have any interest in solid food. In most cases at this age they should be almost completely weaned from mom. Prior to removing him from mom it would be best for him to be checked out by a veterinarian. They can make sure that there is no underlying medical or physical issue that is causing this. If there is one of these issues then abruptly weaning him could lead to low blood sugar which can be dangerous. Your vet can recommend any treatment that he needs if there is an underlying issue. If he is normal then they can work with you on ways to get him to eat the solid food so that he can be weaned safely.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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