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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.

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...

Pregnancy and the Birth of Kittens

Breeding cats can be an extremely rewarding experience. However, before undertaking a breeding program, it is essential to understand what this involves from the time of mating to the time of weaning. It is also important to remember that...

What Does it Cost to Get a Kitten Spayed?

If you have recently brought home a new kitten, you probably have several questions about how to best care for your new pet. One of those questions may be what does it cost to get a kitten spayed? This...

Understanding Cat Reproduction

A cat reaches reproductive maturity between five and nine months of age, or upon the time they reach 4.5 to 7.0 pounds in weight. It is possible for domestic longhaired and shorthaired cats, as well as feral cats, may...

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...

Pregnancy and the Birth of Kittens

Breeding cats can be an extremely rewarding experience. However, before undertaking a breeding program, it is essential to understand what this involves from the time of mating to the time of weaning. It is also important to remember that there are many unwanted cats and that breeding requires responsibility...

How Do You Stop Your Cat From Biting

Cute, cuddly, furry little bundle of joy or Satan in a fur jacket? Ever wonder why your cat changes from the loving feline friend you always wanted to the fur coat with teeth when you least expect it? Whatever the reason your cat has for biting, it is important to...

Cat Toys – Keeping Cats Entertained

All sleep and no play makes Tiger a dull kitty. True cat lovers know which cat toys make their cats jump (and scamper) for joy, and which toys just clutter up the floor, waiting for Dad's unsuspecting bare foot in the middle of the night. As a cat owner for...

Cats and FIV – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

There are many vaccines that new cat owners are encouraged to have performed on their cat to protect against rabies, feline distemper (FPV), feline leukemia (FLV), among other cat illnesses. One vaccine is less common than the others, but protects against a disease that is just as serious, if...

Feeding Cats Canned Cat Food

We have all heard that “you are what you eat”. When it comes to cats and cat food, this statement has never been truer. Because cats have very specific nutritional needs, it is important to take a careful look at the form and type of food you feed your...