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Hi guys :)
I have a wonderful little queen named Kylan. She's year and 3 months, and recently got pregnant. She's around 62 days, and is getting huge!

Yesterday I was petting her belly, and feeling the kittens kick away at me, when I noticed she had a wee bit of clear fluid on her nipple. I washed it away, and decided to gently give it a light squeeze, and a bit came out.

Is this a sign her kittens will be coming soon? o:

Thanks, guys!

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Questions about my cats Pregnancy and Breed?

Hi guys
I have a wonderful little queen named Kylan. She's year and 3 months, and recently got pregnant. She's around 62 days, and is getting huge!

Yesterday I was petting her belly, and feeling the kittens kick away at me, when I noticed she had a wee bit of clear fluid on her nipple. I washed it away, and decided to gently give it a light squeeze, and a bit came out.

Is this a sign her kittens will be coming soon? o:

Also, if you had to guess, what breed of cat could she be?
 

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Did she escape and get pregnant? Good luck with the birth
Yes, in fact she did! A few months ago, we were cleaning out out house, and I had her and my dog in my room. To open my bedroom door, all you have to do is push on it. My dog ended up putting her paws on it and opening the door. Both the cat and dog got outside. My little one was in heat and we couldn't find her for three days. It was not a fun experience.
 

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She was to be fixed that week, to be honest. But, I kinda knew she would be pregnant, since we have many toms around here. I would never go through with having her fixed while pregnant. I'd rather just search and find homes for them:)
I plan on getting an appointment set up for her once the kittens are weened!:) If possible, I'll most likely get the little ones spayed and neutered before finding homes.
 

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I've been researching since I found out.
I already have two kitten bottles and some formula. I've had her for about a year, but as this is her first ( and last! ) litter, I am taking a few precautions. I have gloves, sterilized scissors, and new, soft towels ready. I start working in a few days, but my mother said she was up to the job. :)

She was just nesting in the back of our couch ( has a hole ) so I'm debating if I should keep her in my room with her nesting box, food, litter box, and water?
 

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The average pregnancy is 65 days so she's not got long to go now.

My breeding girls are shut in our bedroom with 2 kittening boxes for the last week of pregnancy to ensure they are settled and comfortable and can't give birth in an inappropriate place.
 

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When Newt was pregnant, I setup a queening box as well as an alternate location where I cleaned out the corner of a closet (nice and quiet), and left it accessible for her - she didn't fancy either option and gave birth under my bed :) keep a few rags/towels handy.
 

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I'll gladly keep you guys updated o:

I currently have a box set up in my room and the living room, since she really likes being in those two places. She sleeps in the one in the living room, but doesn't really spend any time in it other wise. She's been sticking to my side since I woke up. Currently she's sleeping on the top of my computer chair :p

I really am excited about these births. I already found possible homes, and one kitten may be staying with me. :) Not entirely sure if I want a male or female though.
 

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Hi guys.

Some bad news from Today.
On my way out of the house for work, my cat slipped out, and into the woods before I could catch her. I had no time to search for her, and I just got home. I plan on searching the moment it's light out. Any tips on how to find her/ Catch her?
I'm worried she may have had her litter out there. Her nipples have been leaking, and she's been antsy on getting out. :(

I don't know what to do. I feel so guilty. Should I leave a bowl of food near the woods and pray she gets something to eat? Or should I stop worrying? She's usually really good with coming back in the morning but.. :'(
 

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Unsure if cat had any kittens?

Hey,

So, my heavily pregnant cat just came in from outside. I found her near the side of the house. I am unsure if she had any kittens, and I'd rather not let her out again. When holding her, I noticed I can still feel a kitten, which is all I ever could feel.

Her vulva has a small amount of blood on it, and she's eating normally.

Any way I can tell if she had any of the kittens? Or is she just in the early stages of labor?

Thanks!
 

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edit ;; She also has not been crying at my bedroom door ( where she's in, and will be staying in! ), and is sleeping on top of my chair as I type this.
 

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Kearstin you might want to get Kylan to the vet. If she were in labor she wouldn't let you pick her up. Did the kitten move when you touched it?
 

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Kearstin you might want to get Kylan to the vet. If she were in labor she wouldn't let you pick her up. Did the kitten move when you touched it?
She layed in my lap, and I had my hand on her belly. I could clearly feel the kitten squirming around. I just checked on her, and her breathing's a bit faster & the kitten is still moving. I will most likely bring her in tomorrow if she continues on like this.
 

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Is your vet one that you can just call? I'd hate to think about putting a mama this close to birthing in a carrier and hauling her to the vet.

I'm really glad for you that she came home. What a scare that must've been.
 

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Sadly, the closest vet around here is almost an hour away :(.
We have a vet in town, but the place is dirty and incompetent. I am afraid she would contract something. And the lady who runs it has a habit of stealing dogs off your front lawn and charging you a ridiculous amount of money to get it back. >.<
 

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Im glad she is in your room now,I would take her to the vet ASAP if she is having complications you could lose her and the kittens,Is she a first time mommy? And if she's young they sometimes dont know what to do.I have no experience with this but I would err on the side of caution,I hope everything goes ok.
 

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This is her first, and last, litter. She's around a year and a half, maybe a bit younger.
She's quite small, and that's why I'm a little paranoid. But, her mother was half her size, and had a litter of 7 by herself! So maybe she'll take after her with the easy delivery.
 

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Thank god the cat is back!! First litters are difficult to figure out (at least for me).
The feral that had her babies in our house had 2 still-birth, one live birth that died the following morning...we thought that was it, but found another still born kitten in the closet upstairs that afternoon.
She could have had a delivery of one or two and still carrying more. Typical is 3-5 kittens, though 6-8 have been recorded.
The feral that had her stillborn babies was about 6 months old; just not ready even though able.
Can you walk around the house and make sure there is nothing there?
I am so very sorry that you're dealing with all of this.
 

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Can you walk around the house and make sure there is nothing there?

I plan on doing that soon. I just woke up from a very nice snuggly nap with her though. I have a feeling where she would have given birth if I left her outside. Thank god I can still feel two moving though.
 

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Call the vet in the next town. Im sure they would advise you over the phone when you explain the circumstances if they are worth their salt! This is a good reason to establish a relationship with a good vet since they are so far away.

I don't know the back story on your kitty but I hope all goes well. Its sketchy when they are so young and if your not sure of the proper nutrition this cat may or may not have gotten during pregnancy. Fingers crossed. Be prepared for her to even reject the kittens since she is so young.

Have a box with a heating pad and have KMR or supplement with bottles or syringe in case she wont feed them. Do you have a scale? Have kitten food for the mom too. She needs calories to keep up her nursing and weight.
 
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