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Pregnant cat

Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by Morgana93, Mar 11, 2018.


  1. Morgana93

    Morgana93 PetForums Newbie

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    Hiya! So my cat is pregnant 65days by my calculations. Since Monday she has been showing signs of impending labour but still nothing! Should I be worried? She’s constantly grooming, mammary glands are full and she has milk, keeps looking for somewhere to nest and just always laying around anywhere on the floor. I am quite sure she had some discharge yesterday but still no kittens? I am starting
     
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    Pregnancy can be up to 70 days so I wouldn't worry yet. If she is struggling in active labour - strong contractions and pushing with no progress - then you need to call your vet. But as things are I think you could have kittens within a day or so. Make sure she has somewhere warm and draught free for her nest box and encourage her to use your chosen place rather than letting her choose one of her own
     
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    Thank you for your reply, I think I am just starting to panic unnecessarily but she seems to show all the signs I am meant to look for and then bam she’s back to her normal self again. I just worry if I am not around when she gives birth and is struggling and needs me etc
     
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    Could your calculations be off? I'm assuming this isn't a planned breeding between pedigree cats?

    It's very important that you're around. If she's in your bedroom you'll hear her if things happen overnight, otherwise set your alarm for every 1-2 hours to check on her, during the day I just sit in with them and wait.
     
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    They very well could be off, But would only be by a few days at the most. I am spending most nights up with her and keeping an eye on her during the day, yes this was an accident pregnancy and not planened.
     
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    Did she go outside more than once preceding the time your noticed her being pregnant?
     
  8. Morgana93

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    She’s in full labour now pushing every minute
     
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    That was 10:18 am, you should have kittens by now. Maybe not all of them yet if she has a big litter.
     
  10. Morgana93

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    We have 3 so far first one was born at 10:30am, unsure if there is. 4th as her tummy is still quite swollen, how long should I wait between 3rd and 4th to take her to a vet if I think there is one still in side?
     
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    This is mummy and babies
     

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    She looks very content. As long as she is not continuing to push and does not seem distressed in any way, you do not have to worry. I have had kittens born many hours after the rest of the litter.
     
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    She is very happy and content :) purring a lot and had a small bite to eat still won’t leave her babies side:)
     
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    She’s just started panting again but not straining still purring etc should I be worried?
     
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    Hopefully she will either have another kitten or settle down again. Some people say their cats show these signs after kittening when the womb is contracting but mine never did. Did you count the placentas?
     
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    Yes all 3 placentas came out, she ate all 3, I have given her some cold lacto free milk in the hopes that maybe she is hot and needs to cool down as it can be very warm upstairs had to give her it off a syringe as she wouldn’t get out the bed to go to her bowl. If she is still panting tomorrow I will take her to the vets, her tummy feels as tho everything is moving back into place now
     
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