Awaiting labour

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I don’t actually know what to do I’ve got small children in the house and I need to figure out how to get her to vet with the kids
 

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Hopefully she will be able to push it out soon. You can try pulling gently when she pushes to get the kitten out.

It could be this kitten is dead, or can be revived if born soon. It could also be the next kittens will all be born alive and okay.

These things happen. Do you feel that she is in an emergency situation? Or do you feel it can wait a few minutes?
 

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Also, if you have an emergency vet nearby, and you feel it’s an emergency, you can bundle the children in your automobile with their blankets, and take your cat in, without saying too much to alarm the children — just the cat needs a checkup.
 

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Is mama licking the kitten?

All should be well now. The rest should be fine!

You are brave and you helped by breaking the bubble and helping the baby out!

The next kittens may come fast or mom may need a rest between. It’s all normal.

I’m so happy all is well thus far. And relieved — whew!
 
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Mum licked the kitten, the placenta is still inside her.
I was expecting it to be dead so was happy to see it moving.
It’s the same as her a snow lynx Bengal
 

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So happy all is well. Placenta will come before too long. See that the kitten latches eventually, though latching may be delayed if mom delivers again quickly.

I must turn you over to my colleagues, either Norachan Norachan in Japan or StefanZ StefanZ in Sweden now. I am in Florida, USA, and must sleep as I work tomorrow (yes, on a Sunday, unfortunately), but I will continue to check in, as I’m sure my colleagues will as well, for all your questions. I shall speak with you sometime on Sunday.

Take a deep breath now, your queen and babies should be fine. Now you know what to do. Please keep us posted and best wishes! :heartshape:
 

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Mum licked the kitten, the placenta is still inside her.
I was expecting it to be dead so was happy to see it moving.
It’s the same as her a snow lynx Bengal
How is it going? Is momma taking care of the kitten, etc

If not (she is perhaps still in labor, you must probably step in some... Making sure the kitten is warm, massaged,
gets dropw with water to buy time...
 
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is this normal for the other kittens to still be inside this long?
 

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Has she been pushing any of the time that the birth has halted? Like is she pushing/straining but no kittens are coming out? Or does she just looked relaxed and sleepy?
 

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Has she been pushing any of the time that the birth has halted? Like is she pushing/straining but no kittens are coming out? Or does she just looked relaxed and sleepy?
I also have a pregnant cat currently that mated sometime between July 12-July 24 so she is due any day now, I just wanted to include that in here.
 

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She’s fine just resting with the kitten.
Okay then I wouldn’t worry right now, she could just be resting. But if you see her start to strain and nothing is coming out, and it’s over 30 minutes of the straining, I’d definitely call an emergency vet.
 
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