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Hia... another newbie here!

post #1 of 15
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Hi there it's lovely to be here and I'm just so thankful I found what looks like a fabulous forum!!
I'm Janey and mum to two kitties. I have Poppy who is just over a year old and I have recently aquired (about 4 weeks ago) another kitty that I've named Tilly, hence my user name Tillypop
Tilly was offered to me by a rather dippy lady down the road who clearly wasn't taking care of her properly as she was skin and bones when I first had her. When I asked her how old Tilly was as she's clearly a kitten herself, she had no idea!!!
She also let Tilly out unspayed and in the last few weeks it has become very apparent that the poor little mite is pregnant. Her belly is huge and this last week I've seen her babies moving about like crazy.
We are looking after Tilly as best we can and she gets lots of regular cuddles and love.
I'm really scared for Tilly as she is only young herself and I'm on pins waiting for her to give birth, but I'll leave that for another post.

Here's Poppy

And here's a rather pregnant looking Tilly

Great to meet you and I look forward to chatting with you

Janey xx
post #2 of 15
Hi and welcome to TCS
Your babies are adorable.
post #3 of 15
Thread Starter 
Hi Gracie, lovely to meet you and thanks for the warm welcome
post #4 of 15
Beautiful babies.
post #5 of 15
Very nice of you to take Tilly in and look after her. Won't it be great to see what color of kittens she will have? Poppy is also a very beautiful cat.

Welcome to the site and if I can help you with anything, let me know!
post #6 of 15
Hi and welcome to TCS! It's great that you've joined us!

If you have any questions as you find your way around the site, please feel free to click on my username and send me a private message. I'll be happy to help.
post #7 of 15
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the warm welcome everyone

Hope it's ok to ramble on this post, but as I've said Tilly was already pregnant when I had her (unknowingly to me), but her tummy was looking rather bloated even then.
I've had her just over 4 weeks now and her tummy is massive. I've noticed that her nipples have pinked up in the last couple of days and the area surrounding them seem to have swollen too. She had diahorrea this morning and completely missed her litter tray and it went all over my wooden statue ornament things.. LOVELY!
She sleeps almost constantly and isn't eating as much as she normally does. A few weeks ago she would polish off her dinner and then wolf down poppy's too if I didn't stop her.
Today I've noticed She's been trying and I say trying as she's so fat and can't quite manage it, to lick her foof and is licking her abdomen lots.
I can see her babies moving like crazy in her tummy and I'm just wondering roughly how long she may have before she delivers?

Any advice greatly appreciated

Janey xx
post #8 of 15
This shouldn't really be on this thread but heres a short answer.

My cat Ziggy gave birth on Friday Morning. It was 13days after I noticed the kittens moving.

She licks her abdomen because they are moving.

Check her for fleas. My 3 day old kittens have fleas and I didn't even know Ziggy did, treat her before the babies are born.

You have lovely cats

Welcome to the site, its so useful, and a great hobbie.
post #9 of 15
Hello and welcome to you and those adorable kitties How wonderful that you were able to take Tilly in

You'll love it here theres always lots to do and see and theres always someone on hand for those kitty type queries

Glad you dropped in to join us and keep us updated about your new arrivals and all the best for the little ones when they come
post #10 of 15
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Thanks for the welcome and advice about the fleas sadieandziggy. I shall keep an eye out for fleas.

Thanks also to you moosical for the lovely warm welcome, this is a fabulous forum. I shall be sure to keep you informed about tilly's progress too

Janey x
post #11 of 15
Hi there Janey we're so happy to get the chance to welcome you and your gorgeous kitties to TCS. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay with us - we're one great big family and you'll find loads of friends here. If I can help at all while you're finding your way around TCS just click on my username and send me a Personal Message - I'll do what I can to answer your questions

Thank you so much for taking Tilly in and offering her a home. I'm not an expert on pregnant kitties, but if you have questions we have an excellent Pregnant Cats and kittens forum in the Health and Nutrition section. There are many experienced people who can answer your questions there.

Good luck
post #12 of 15
Hola y bienvenido a TCS, ...Catulina y Milky te saludan!!........
(Translate: Hi and Welcome to TCS, Catulina and Milky say hello to you!!!...)

See you on the forums!
post #13 of 15
Hell and Welcme
post #14 of 15
Hello & Welcome

Beautiful Kitties
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