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our female cat just had four kittens last night .3 survived she seemed fine all night and most of the day but now she is bleeding..i was gone when it started so have no idea whats going on..i never had a female cat before so i need some advice thanks

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Hi
well there can be some after bleeding after a birth and this is normal. that is also true of humans who have to wear special pads afterwards for a while.

My advice is to wait for a short while, make sure she is ok in all other ways, ie looking after her kittens, eating, drinking, using the litter tray etc. As long as all seems well the bleeding should stop within a day or so. if you see any signs of distress or other strange symptoms then call the vet for some advice.

best wishes and congratulations on your new kitten family.

best wishes kate

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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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