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hi, my cat is giving birth to her first litter. she is a petite bsh x persian. she has been in labour for little over an hour now and is really struggling. we can see an ear and small bit of top of kittens head but she doesn't seem to have the energy to push. its like the kittens are to big for her. can you help please?

I'm sure that by the time you receive this email that your cat would have delivered her litter. It can take some time for them to deliver and is in extreme cases the kitten does get stuck then a vet should really be called to help as it can be rather delicate to try and ease the kitten out without causing harm to your cat. However I have known experienced cat owners to be able to do this too.

I hope all went well

best wishes Kate


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Kate Tilmouth


I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.


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