Not eating before birth question

ashekitty

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I know it’s expected that pregnant cats stop eating leading up to giving birth, but the mama cat I’m fostering (first time fostering a pregnant cat) is supposed to give birth any day now and still has a strong appetite. Is that normal?
 

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Yes, it can be. I have had Queens eat right up until hours before birthing. She may be half-starved too and making up for it. More important signs of close birth are the dropping of the kittens (she will appear smaller) and any discharge.
 

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Yes, and some cats will eat between delivering kittens! :)
 
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