19 kittens and counting? The Duggars recently welcomed a few new members to their family. Okay, so they don't have quite nineteen, but the title sure is catching. Back in June, the kids rescued a mama cat and her kittens while doing construction on a building. One thing led to another, and the Duggars ended up adopting the cats and bringing them home to join their other two felines.
Michelle writes the following in her latest Parentables post: The kittens were just a week old, so at first I stayed up through the
night feeding them...Jeremiah, Jedidiah, Justin, Joy-Anna, James, and Jason all researched what the kittens needed --like how much stimulation to give them and how often they needed to be fed.
Recalling the kittens that she cared for as a child, nineteen-year-old Jessa eagerly took on the challenge of daytime feedings and patiently showed her younger siblings the ropes.
She was stepping back at times, not taking complete authority of the
situation, but letting them learn. It's just really great when you see
your older children encouraging their brothers and sisters in life,
helping them to understand what it is to be responsible and caring.
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