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If your cat is pregnant or think she might be, check out our cat reproduction section as we cover gestation, birthing and what to do when the kitten are born.

Gestation Period for Cats – How Long are Cats Pregnant?

The gestation period is the length of time during which kittens develop inside of their pregnant mother’s body. Most cats will have anywhere from one to eight kittens growing inside their bellies at one time. They will get huge! How...

How to Wean a Bottle Fed Kitten

Few things can touch the heart of a cat lover like a newborn kitten that has been orphaned or abandoned. In order to survive, these helpless creatures will need intervention from someone who is willing to bottle feed her...

What Does It Cost to Get a Kitten Neutered

Some people choose not to neuter their cats. This really doesn’t make sense. Think about it, what does it cost to get a kitten neutered? If you stop and think about the pros and cons of getting your kitten...

Cat in Heat – Is your Cat in Season?

The word queen is used to describe any female cat of breeding age. A queen that is experiencing estrus, which is the female reproductive period, or heat; often referred to as “in season”, will display distinctive signs that are...

Signs a Cat is Pregnant – Are Kittens on the Way?

Camille Carpenter was surprised one fall morning when she found her cat snuggled in a corner of her closet surrounded by newborn kittens. Carpenter had no idea that her cat was pregnant or she would have provided more comfortable...

Should You Bathe a Cat – Can Cats Keep Themselves Clean

If you want to stir up controversy ask a large group of lifetime cat owners the question, “should you bath a cat?” and step back and watch the brawl. There are those who think you should never, under any circumstances, ever bath a cat. There are others who feel...

Cat Vomiting – Regurgitation of Food and Liquids

Vomiting describes the expulsion of food from the stomach. It may be related to disorders of the stomach but is a clinical sign that can occur with many diseases and problems. It is not a specific disease or diagnosis itself. Cats vomit quite readily and occasional vomiting in an...

Keeping a Cat off the Furniture

Cats have their own minds and their own mission, regardless of whether or not our furniture gets in their way. When chasing after that illusive fly, cats tend to not notice, or care, that they are leaving their little paw prints over the glass tabletop three minutes before your...