Kitten season refers to the time of year when many litters of kittens are born. The exact time of year depends on the region and the climate that given year. Most places in the United States experience “kitten season” between April and October. During this time of year, shelters throughout the country are flooded with cats and kittens
Don’t ‘Kit-nap’ Kittens! Mom will likely return
In fact, the best thing to do is to is to leave the kittens alone. Mom will likely return shortly, and it’s critical that the kittens remain in her care. Mom offers the best chance for survival. If you find kittens and are extremely certain that they are orphaned, you can then step in and help by caring for the kittens until they’re old enough to find homes.