Originally Posted by MarineGirl87
Hi, I currently have a female cat who is very pregnant. Her belly is very big, and when I press on her nipples the milk comes out. But she isnt producing any discharge or anything else. Im a teenager, and this is my very first female cat. When I got her she was a stray, very skinny, and very scared. I hve no clue how old she is, or how far along in her pregnancy she is. I am currently unsure of which one of us is the most scared/worried about this. I am sure this is her first litter, because when I found her she was still small, and didnt go into heat for a few months. As for me, Ive never had a female cat, and Im a little worried over it. My mother said that once she starts showing milk, that she should have them within 24 hours, but my mom has never dealt with a pregnant cat before, only dogs. Miss Sandy (my cat) still lets me pet her, and she still runs around as usual. She is eating less than usual though, which worries me.
If there are any signs I should be looking for? Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks!~Brina~
First, please keep her indoors through the pregnancy and until she is spayed. Additionally, I recommend that you read this thread:http://www.thecatsite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=46743
Here is a list of low cost clinics for when it is time to have the mom cat spayed:
Rockingham Humane Society
PO Box 52
Wentworth, NC 27375
Low cost spay/neuter for pets of low income people.
Triad Spay/Neuter Clinic
Low cost spay/neuter clinic for pets and ferals.www.triadspca.org
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Save the Animals
Humane Society of Charlotte
2646 Toomey Avenue
Low cost spay/neuter clinic.
Friends of Feral Felines
PO Box 473385
Charlotte NC 28247
FFF coordinates low cost s-n events for feral cats and also can tell you about local veterinarians who offer low cost s-n for feral cats at other times. Call for information about low cost s-n in your area, feral cat caretaking, or if you need to borrow carriers or humane traps, or if you are a land owner or farmer willing to host displaced feral cats, or if you'd like to volunteer to help.
Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic
Low cost spay/neuter. Serves 12 counties.
Haywood Animal Welfare Association
PO Box 992
Waynesville NC 28786
828-452-1329 or 452-3751
Takes phone calls Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Call for information or to make a reservation for the next clinic. Holds clinics twice a month.
Friends of Felines
PO Box 475
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
For feral cats, spay/neuter clinics are held on Sundays. Call for details and appointments. Friends of Felines is run entirely by volunteers.
Coastal Cat Clinic
Second Chance Pet Adoptions
Operation Catnip provides free spay/neuter and vaccinations for feral and stray cats.
Spay Neuter on Wheels
Mobile van offers affordable s-n for pets and feral cats.