by Mamay Jane
Caring for Pregnant Cats
Firstly, if you want to avoid an unwanted cat pregnancy, then it is strongly advised that you have her sterilized. However, if you would like to breed cats, below you will find information about the reproductive cycle of our feline friends. Alternatively, if your pet has already become pregnant, there are some tips on how to care for the mother-to-be.
The Female Cat’s Reproductive Cycle
During each breeding season, which in the Northern Hemisphere is usually between March and September, a female cat typically comes into heat several times, because cats are polyestrus. A female can be in heat for 5 to 14 days, but if successfully mated, she will come out of heat within a day.
It is wise to bear in mind that cats that are kept indoors, or in a warm climate can become pregnant more than once during a breeding