HELP!!! Question about Cats in labor Update! The kitties are here!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Cheri, Aug 16, 2007.

  1. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do cats water break?? My Midgie was on the couch and where she was is wet.
     
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  2. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Right before my cat gave birth she was licking and licking and that made the area pretty wet. Good luck!
     
  3. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    I believe each kitten has it's own "sac of water" and placenta. So, I guess that would be correct. I think, just like any animal though, if the water breaks, you want the baby to come relatively quickly. A dry birth is difficult and painful.
     
  4. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she kinda has looooooooooooose stools.
     
  5. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well we have gone through this forever but never at the very beginning.
     
  6. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
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    When are the kittens due?
     
  7. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no clue. I just figured out she is pregnant


    well someone just told me she is in labor. Not sure yet but will let you know. Gotta run. Im going to have grandkitties!!!
     
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  8. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    So, have you ever had kittens before? I have only had one litter in the house, and that is a long story. When I figured out she was pregnant, I just kept her inside. She ended up having them in my closet, I let her choose a place and then made her a little bed out of a cardboard box. Basically I kept checking her nipples for milk production and knew when it was getting very close (It has been years ago now) My cat seemed to clean up very well after all was done, there really was very little mess. It was exciting and a learning experience for me. Though I had to go to work in the middle of it all, and when I got home, all was well.
     
  9. BarbK

    BarbK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cats usually don't have trouble giving birth. Each kitten does have its own placenta like someone else stated. I would only worry if she is pushing and nothing is happening or it is coming up on 2 hours and another kitten hasn't been born.
    Unless you see signs of her having trouble delivering I would just keep it quiet and let nature take its course.

    Oh ya cats have a tendancy to not let you know they are pregnant till just before they queen. [​IMG]
     
  10. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We think she may be in early labor. Yesterday I found her in my husband chest of drawers and this morning Chelsea found her in a kitchen cabinent and the only way I can describe this is.....she will walk and then stop and squat and it looks like she is about to fart??[​IMG]
     

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