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Discussion in 'Cat Breeding' started by Precious, Jul 3, 2009.


  1. Precious

    Precious PetForums Newbie

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    Well I've been expecting Ruby to litter for 2 weeks now lol, we don't know her exact due date but do know it must be within the next few days.

    She is extra affectionate tonight, and very very fidgety, and just keeps laying down all over the house.

    My only concern is that she has shown no interest whatsoever in either of the 2 boxes I have set up for her (one in the lounge and another in the kitchen) Is that ok ? I'm worried she will litter out of a box ?
     
  2. myrkari

    myrkari PetForums Junior

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    She'll have them wherever she chooses and unfortunately that might not be where you planned! You just have to make the boxes extra-inviting to her - she has to feel safe there after all. If she wants to be around you a lot, maybe go and sit with her by the box for a while and try and settle her in there, so that she can still see and hear you etc.

    If she really doesn't feel like any of the places you're suggesting are right for her, then unfortunately you're just going to have to watch her like a hawk and be ready with a little "mobile birthing box" - I have an incontinence mat (bit like the things that go on nappy changing stations only not plastick-y feeling) which I managed to get under my girl when she decided to have her kittens on my bed - didn't get there before the first sac broke and spilled water everywhere, but I did manage to get it under her before any blood and goo!

    Just make sure she doesn't decide the litter tray is the best place to go - if it's a hooded one maybe take the top off it so you can keep an eye on her if she decides to go in there.

    Good luck :)
     
  3. Precious

    Precious PetForums Newbie

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    Rubys very restless so just got up to check her and found her plug has come away - are kittens on their way soon ?
     
  4. Precious

    Precious PetForums Newbie

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    first one arrived at 5.50am, 2nd at 6.30, and 3rd at 7.40, still another to come i think !
     
  5. Dozymoo

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    Congratulations! No sleep for you last night by the sounds of it! Hope Ruby's doing ok! :) xx
     
  6. mypets

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    oooo nice and quick then...congrats...
     
  7. Precious

    Precious PetForums Newbie

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    Before
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  8. spid

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    Well done and congrastulations - they look good:D
     
  9. Taylorbaby

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    oh bless well done mummy, they look very happy kits! :D
     
  10. celicababe1986

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    congrats....where did she decide to have them in the end?
     
  11. Rraa

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    Congratulations!!!! Welcome to the world little babies - Well done Ruby! :D
     
  12. colliemerles

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    awwwwwww little babies, well done Ruby, xxxx:D
     
  13. mypets

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    Aww pics are great...the before picture looks like my selecta...nice and big...well done mummy cat!
     
  14. Precious

    Precious PetForums Newbie

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    Under the table - on my Cream carpet ! :eek:
     
  15. celicababe1986

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    They always pick the most "convenient" places :001_tt2:
     
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