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Taking Care Of Your Pregnant Cat

Perhaps you have made the decision to give your kitty give birth to little bundles of joy?

Firstly, When your cat is within a year old it might pay to seek advice through your vetenarian as cat mothers of your young age increases the potential for giving birth to deformed kittens.

Female cats have numerous heat periods over a year, and each heat period can last around 6 days any time a male mates together with her, if she Isn't mated, probably the period of warmth work longer and can recur regluarly (This really is referred to as 'polyestrous'). She will give birth to a typical 3 kittens 3 times a year and being 'superfecund' meaning that each one of the kittens in her own litter can belong to a unique father each!

So ensure you book an appointment for following the birth to neuter your kitty to avoid future pregnancies. The world's cat population is vastly increasing with more than 100 different breeds recorded, and such a lot of inhumane people available you will see feral cats are available abundance in many big cities. Spaying her before the very first few or second heat will vastly reduce threats like uterine disease and mammary cancer, so get into it immediately! Your kitty won't miss the joy of motherhood, or she won't need to have some litter to become healthy either.

Female cats can start mating around 6 months old, but male cats can start around 8 months of age. Pregnancy usually can last for around 58 to 65 days (9 weeks approximately). If you're not seeking to raise a litter of kittens or turn your male kitty into your roaming tom can it be advisable to neuter her and him around 5 months. Neutering him can mean a good deal of time saving upon the spraying (marking his teritory) which he is going to do around your home and stop him fighting along with males over females or otherwise. This also make him live longer like a calmer and nicer kitty that you can enjoy!

You'll must make sure mother is warm and safe continuously. Feed her small meals during the day, as she's can carry around a couple of kitties in her own belly, her stomach will just be crampt for space! Ensure you change her into your special diet stuffed with vitamins and minerals that will put her in top condition for pregnancy and always have lots of water available.

Find an from the way place, say for example a warm cupboard for mother to escape away before and once you finish birth while using kittens. This May make her feel confident and never contain the have to be compelled to transfer her litter to an alternative quieter spot, which could place the kittens in danger at this very young age!

Kittens at birth will weigh about 85 grams. Usually it takes around two weeks before they could hear well so it will be important that they really are safe. You will see their eyes will often open around eight days.

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