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Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by lymorelynn, Jun 30, 2009.


  1. lymorelynn

    lymorelynn UN Peacekeeper in training
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    Is it unusual for a young cat to have one season and then no more?
    Mai Tai started calling a couple of months ago but it only lasted two days. As it was her first season I wasn't worried but she has not come into season since then. She is now 10 1/2 months old and I was hoping to breed from her (she is on the active reg). She is the frist girl that I have not had spayed so I don't know if this is usual or not. Any advice please? :)
     
  2. spid

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    Minnii had her frist season at 9 months (March) and then not another one until 17 months (October) then again 6 weeks later (late Nov) and then not until Jan and then finally in March when she got pregnant. They are all different - don't worry and she is young and it will happen yet.
     
  3. lymorelynn

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    thanks for the reassurance Spid :) I never thought they'd be like us girls and begin in fits and starts :D
    The female cat we had when I was young seemed to be always pregnant so must have been in season frequently. people didn't bother about neutering then (I'm going back a good few years here :p) but we always managed to find homes for our kittens :)
     
  4. Taylorbaby

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    I think that cats are different really, like us! lol!
    Cant set your watch by them!! :D

    I was chatting to someone whose girl called at 10 months then not again for a year!
     
  5. Saikou

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    Mai Tai sounds nice and healthy to me. You don't want them calling madly before they are a year old and you want to mate them. Much better they have a nice relaxed calling pattern, with good breaks in between. Better for the cat as they do not lose condition from constant calling and better for you because you get a chance to plan everything :)
     
  6. lymorelynn

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    thanks - I just assumed that once they started that was it :D Thank goodness it's not! When she was calling for the first time poor Gizmo was so bewildered he left home for two days :D
     
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    One of my girls didn't start calling until she was 13 months old and her daughter started at 6 months and she was a frequent caller - aaarrgghh! Pity those whose girls call every 2-3 weeks!
     
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