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Hi i think my cat is pregnant i got her 2 weeks and 4 days ago she had a litter but the kittens were 4 months old the lady doesn't know if she had her heat cycle as the kittens got older all she noticed was the males were hovering over her and the lady had not noeticed her being in heat recently i have had her almost 3 week's and have not noticed any heat cycle either the lady did say that she was a fincky eater and that she just picks at her food but in the last week she had gone to picking at night to 3 or 3 times a day eating as well as she was really thin when i got her and she has slightly gained some weight also idk about here nibbled cuz she had a litter 4 months ago so i would asume they would stay inlarged but as far as color there pink but not as dark as all the pics and i felt her belly i felt two lumps but not sure if babies or something else she has shown to want way more attention as well do u think she's pregnet

Hi Tumaree,

It does sound like she is pregnant. A cat can go into heat right after she stops nursing her kits. And with a bunch of males around I would say there is a good chance that she is pregnant. You can contact your local cat rescue. They will spay her if she is not too far along if you can't have any kittens. If you can have the kits here are a couple of links that give some great info on what to expect. And what you need to do for her during her pregnancy. Good luck and take care.

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I can give advice on cat behavior. I can help about newborn kitten care. I can help with senior cat care. I can answer questions about cat proofing a home or making it cat friendly. I can answer diet questions. I can answer home treatments questions for cats. At present I have 13 cats in home and two ferals outside. And there's always room for one more!


I have over 40 year's experience with cats. Father was a veterinarian and I assisted him in his work. I have 15 cats at present. Most are shelter or feral rescues. I have one purebred cat. I have done cat rescues and foster care. Some thoughts to carry with you. A Cat's 10 Commandments My life is likely to last 15-20 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful. Give me time to understand what you want of me. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainments. But I have only you. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I do understand your voice when speaking to me. Be aware that however you treat me, I will never forget it. Before you swat me, before you strike me, remember that I have teeth that could draw blood. And claws to strike back. And yet I choose not to attack you. If I don't act right then have me checked to see what is wrong. Please take care of me when I grow old. You too will grow old. On the difficult journey, on the ultimate difficult journey, go with me please. Never say you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this alone. Everything is easier for me if you are there. Because I love you so. Take a moment today to thank God for your pets. Enjoy and take good care of them. Life would be a much duller, less joyful thing without God's critters. Pass this on.

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