tiny and helpless 0 days Kittens are born blind, deaf and unable to stand. They huddle together and feed frequently on mum’s milk. on their feet 3 weeks By now a kitten will begin to walk, keeping their tail upright to balance them. Their canine teeth now begin to emerge. Honing their skills 5 weeks By five weeks old kittens have a fully developed set of senses and can run, climb, play, jump and try to clean themselves.