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Here they come!!! :)

Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by loz83, Apr 13, 2011.


  1. loz83

    loz83 PetForums Member

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    just got home from work and she's just started labour :D

    God that was lucky!!! (OH was here tho :))

    She's very quiet, only knew she was having one cos her bum's wet.

    There's a small orange bobble on its way out, not sure how long each kitten's gonna take ? :)
     
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  2. Eroswoof

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    Omg omg omg :D *excited* Not sure if I posted on your other thread but I've checked it every day

    Fingers crossed for you all

    Em
    xx
     
  3. lymorelynn

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    Yay! Actual arrival, from when you can first see the kitten, should only take a few moments. Good luck
     
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    hope it goes smoothly....:)
     
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    :D yay! time can vary - sometimes it can be as quick as ten mins apart sometimes it can be as much as 18 -24hours! The actual giving birth should only be a few mins though, once you can see it poking out it should be out within a max of about 15 mins, if its still half way u may need to just very gently help pull (But this is very rare - usually only if mum is very small/young or unusually large babies)

    Dont forget stay calm and just keep an eye if your needed but hopefully she should do most of the work herself :001_smile:

    Any bets on numbers this time? :tongue_smilie:
     
  6. Eroswoof

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    4 or maybe 5 :D

    Em
    xx

    EDIT - I'm refreshing every 30 seconds :lol:
     
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    That depends. Tail first kittens always take a long time and if the tail first one is also first out and it is also a first litter then you could be into a couple of hours active labour, but hopefully that won't happen. Gaps between kittens can be anything from a couple of minutes to 24 hours, my experience is that it is very common for them to come in pairs so that you have two then a long gap.

    Liz
     
  8. honeysmummy

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    OMG....yeah !!! cannot wait for them to arrive...keep calm ...i will panic for you lol xxxxx
     
  9. loz83

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    2 here already, one head first and second one was tail first, bout 20 mins apart :D

    both black and white, and very vocal :D

    mums doing brilliant, ud thing she's been doing it her whole life :eek:

    Cleaning them brilliantly :)

    Am I allowed to touch them, only she's dug herself that far down the box they're on the cardboard at the bottom !!!
     
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    Mum may not mind if you pick them up and move them to put something softer underneath. Do it without an fuss and just talk to her while you're doing it and she should be fine.
    Congratulations on the first two :thumbsup:
     
  11. Jenny1966

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    YAY congratulations mum, both of you :)
     
  12. loz83

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    my other female cat is being allowed to help clean the babies!!! :D

    Is this normal, I think it's lovely skittle is letting her help :)
     
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    It does happen if the two cats are close but I'd keep an eye on them just in case mum changes her mind about the assistance.
     
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    As above - they should be ok as long as mum is happy about it - make sure only mum eats the placenta's though as she needs the nutrients to help her with feeding x
     
  15. loz83

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    yep, just kicked her out now for that :eek:, dint know they'd do that, was gross actually :)

    mum purring away at the min, think she's straining a bit tho so dont think number 3 is far off :D
     
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    oh cool congrats to the mom n u opf course:D
     
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    Ooh waiting anxiously, Hope all goes well :) xxx
     
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    so pleased its going well....you are all doing really well...wish we had a live feed :D xx
     
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    Well done mummy puss and human mummy too! :) congrats! :D
     
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    When Squeak had her kittens she had 5 within 30 minutes, I sat for another 15 minutes but I thought that was it so jumped downstairs to grab a quick breakfast.

    I was away from her 1hr, went in to check on her and there were 6! She snuck the last one out lol :)
     
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