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How Long Left?

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Hello, I am new to this forum and I'd really like some help.

I have a Queen called Dinky. She is less then a year old and it is quite obvious she is pregnant. She has a bigger tummy and it's firm (so I know it's not because she's been eating too much)and her nipples are larger and more pink. Are there any more signs? Is it true they can give off signs and not actually be pregnant?

Anywhoo, my family and I are not sure when she got pregnant. So we're not sure when she is going to give birth. We have locked the cat flap so she can't go out, we have a good supply of food and water out for her plus her litter tray. We even have a box prepared just in case she gives birth soon.

Her attitude has changed. She eats a lot more, she sleeps a lot more, when she is awake she tries to crawl into unusual places e.g. into my pillow case, into my sisters laptop case - she has never done this before. Also, when she is in the box, she likes to bury herself underneath the towels we have put in it and constantly scratch at the cardboard. Are these signs of her getting closer?

Any help would be much appreciated, so I thank you in advance.
post #2 of 4
Sometimes, when they get close you can feel the kittens start to move around. Also, you should probably start to feed her kitten food (if you think that she is near to the end). Many people suggest confining her to one room, or a dog crate, when she is near giving birth.
Please have her and kittens spayed once they are weaned

post #3 of 4
If you think it's been at least 2-3 weeks, get her to the vet for a check up. They can palate the belly to give you a more or less a date of delivery. Vets usually palpate after 3 weeks. Anything earlier than that and you may lose the kittens.
post #4 of 4
I have added Dinky to our "Kitten Watch" thread here: http://www.thecatsite.com/forums/sho...122520&page=13

Please keep us updated!
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