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  1. How To Save Your Cat From These 16 Life-threatening Pregnancy Risks

    How To Save Your Cat From These 16 Life-threatening Pregnancy Risks

    Letting a cat become pregnant and have kittens may hold some appeal for some people. They may want to allow their children to witness the "miracle of life" or think they may enjoy being by their cat's side as she goes through pregnancy and delivers her babies. Sounds good? Well, life is more...
  2. Fading Kitten Syndrome: 11 Things You Need To Know

    Fading Kitten Syndrome: 11 Things You Need To Know

    Raising a newborn kitten? Worried about fading kitten syndrome? Unfortunately, you should be. Fading Kitten Syndrome: 11 Things You Need To Know There is no gentle way to put this: During the first weeks of their lives kittens are at an increased risk of dying. Some estimates put the survival...
  3. How Do I Know When My Cat Will Give Birth?

    How Do I Know When My Cat Will Give Birth?

    So, you have a very pregnant cat on your hands and you have everything that you need for the birth ready. Now, how to tell when the kittens are really going to pop out? Important note - If your cat has a medical problem or is experiencing trouble while giving birth - stop reading online and...
  4. Post-birth Complications In Cats

    Post-birth Complications In Cats

    Dealing with feline pregnancy can be challenging in its own right, but it's only the beginning. The real challenge often comes after the birth. Just like with humans, newborn kittens are extremely fragile, and there are a number of things that can go wrong. If you are caring for a pregnant cat...
  5. Help! My Cat Is Having Kittens!

    Help! My Cat Is Having Kittens!

    "Help! My cat is having kittens, and I think there's a problem!" When we get that title to a thread, it's usually accompanied by several more exclamation marks. Indeed, when you think something is going wrong with a birth, it can be immensely stressful. If your cat is giving birth right now...
  6. Pregnant Cat? What To Prepare For The Birth

    Pregnant Cat? What To Prepare For The Birth

    So you know your cat is pregnant. This means she's actually going to have kittens and you need to be there for her for the delivery. Cats make good mothers and they're generally very proficient (and alas, prolific) mothers. Around the world, feral cats deliver kittens with no human help and...
  7. How To Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant?

    How To Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant?

    "How can I tell if my cat is pregnant?" Unfortunately, it's a question we get quite often in the Care for Pregnant Cats and Kittens forum. It is unfortunate because if it's your cat, you should spay her at 4-5 months of age and not have to ask whether or not she's pregnant. There are of course...
  8. Pregnancy And Delivery In Cats

    Pregnancy And Delivery In Cats

    Pregnancy And Delivery In CatsCats can usually go through pregnancy and labor without too many problems. However, if the cat is under a year old, or you have an older cat that has gone through multiple births, there could be problems ahead. This article will give you tips on how to tell what a...
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