Luna's New Kitten (singular)? PICS

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bluey, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Our family cat Luna finally has given birth. But only to one kitten. Anybody ever heard of a cat having a litter of one? Its been 12 hours...


  2. MissJames

    MissJames Songster

    Oct 17, 2008
    Coastal SC
    We had cat who had 3 kittens,then had a fourth two days later! The vet said it was not abnormal.You may still get more.Can you feel her belly?
  3. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    I have no idea about an answer to your question, but want to say that is an adorable photo. Mom looks soooo content. The kitten looks pretty big for a newborn, which might happen if it were the only one.
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    my cat gave birth to 1 kitten...what a cute baby you have there bluey! [​IMG]

  5. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    What an adorable picture. [​IMG]

    I have a cat who gave birth to one, 12 hours later she gave birth to a still born. That was the only 2 she had. Her first litter she had 3 live and one still born.

    The most one of my cats had in a litter was 7!! It must have been to much for her. She left them at day 2 and I bottle fed all those baby's! The all lived and turned out to be great cats.
  6. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    I know of 2 cats that have had litters of 1.

    Cute kitten and momma
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    I have absolutely no clue how accurate this information is, but this is what I have heard. [​IMG] A cat's uterus us divided into two distinctive sides. Each one developing separate from the other. Labor starts on one side and all are born then all are born from the other. This can be a day or more apart. Like I said, I just don't know, but the last stray cat that gave birth in my bathroom had two then one more almost a day later.

  8. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Well, she certainly is living it up as we await a possible additional birth. I just wish the kitten had at least one littermate to snuggle up to. Odd to say the least. Thanks for your stories. I had never heard of a sole birth or the possibility of multiple births being so far apart. Thanks!

    I'll keep you updated...

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