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Is my cat pinking up?

Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by Hannahgp, Nov 25, 2019.


  1. Hannahgp

    Hannahgp PetForums Newbie

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    Hello all! I recently began fostering this really sweet cat, and animal control seemed to believe she was pregnant, but she was never taken to the vet for confirmation. Are these pictures considered ‘pinking up’? Thanks!
     

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    Rufus15 ~ Orrono Maine Coons ~

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    She's certainly swollen. How long have you had her and when did her nipples change?
     
  3. Hannahgp

    Hannahgp PetForums Newbie

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    I’ve actually only had her for about two days now. Her stomach definitely feels more swollen and harder than most cat tummies. We took her to a stand up pet clinic at a tractor supply store and they seemed to believe she was pregnant, but I’m just having a harder time being able to tell myself
     
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    Rufus15 ~ Orrono Maine Coons ~

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    You would be best taking her to a proper vet that can do an ultrasound
     
  5. OrientalSlave

    OrientalSlave Shunra Oriental Cats

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    Time will tell. Pinking up happens at about 3 weeks - 21 days - after first mating. Having only had her for two days means you can't compare her now with how she was. Since Animal Control seem to think she is pregnant she probably is, in which case her tummy will start expanding over the next could of weeks. Try to remember how much of a cupped hand it fills at present, or - maybe - get out the tape measure.
     
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    spotty cats PetForums VIP

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    Surprised they didn't spay her right away, no need to continue the pregnancy, if she is pregnant.
     
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  7. Hannahgp

    Hannahgp PetForums Newbie

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    Probably a very good plan. I guess I'll just have to wait and see!
     
  8. Rufus15

    Rufus15 ~ Orrono Maine Coons ~

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    Derp, didn't even register to recommend an abort spay :Banghead :Bag good call :)
     
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