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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.

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...

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...

House Plants and Your Cat

When Maryann Lee found her cat in a corner, body shaking with convulsions, she rushed her to the vet. After almost a week of being unsure whether her cat, Willy, would survive, she learned that, thankfully, her pet was going to make it. Had Willy died, Maryann would have had...

Shaving a Long-Haired Cat

There is nothing more beautiful than a long-haired cat. The long coat, immaculately brushed and silky feels like satin, and the shiny strands sparkle in the sun. Unfortunately, not all cats and cat owners are up to the challenge of maintaining a long-hair coat. There can be a variety...

100 Bits of Cat Facts, Trivia and Fun

A cat can always detect a person in the room with an animal hair allergy - and will promptly sit on that person’s lap. Cats never belittle themselves by begging like dogs, they merely stare at you from a dignified distance until you give in. Small spaces are often described by...