Video:What Are Signs Your Cat Is Pregnantwith Franny Syufy
Learn the signs your is pregnant so that you can get your pet the medical care she needs. Here are some tips on signs your cat is pregnant.See Transcript
Transcript:What Are Signs Your Cat Is PregnantIf your cat was in heat and had access to a tom or un-neutered male cat, the likelihood that she is pregnant is very strong. The gestation period for cats runs from 60 to 67 days.
Physical Signs Your Cat is Pregnant
- Heat Cycles Cease: If a cat has been suffering heat cycles every 10 days to two weeks, and suddenly stops, it is very likely she is pregnant
- Nipples swell and become rosier in color
- Increased interest in food
- Possible vomiting or "morning sickness," much as human mothers-to-be. If it continues or is frequent, veterinarian intervention is needed
- Abdominal Enlargement
Behavioral Signs Your Cat is PregnantYou may also notice personality changes in a pregnant cat, including increased affection. Your pregnant cat might begin nesting, which means seeking out quiet, private places for birth to take place. If your queen has had regular veterinary care, and the previous signs of pregnancy are evident, it may not be necessary to have an "official" diagnosis by a veterinarian. Thanks for watching. To learn more, visit About.com.
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