As there takes place pregnancy at cats

As there takes place pregnancy at cats

After approach of puberty of a cat many owners begin to think of her first copulation and emergence of posterity. However because of inexperience in such questions they worry about the forthcoming pregnancy of the favourite and about her safe passing.

Course of pregnancy at a cat

On average pregnancy of a cat lasts nine weeks. It is possible to distinguish it, since third week – on nipples which gain pronounced pink color. Also the animal can feel sick as in his organism hormonal changes begin to happen. From fifth week the cat begins to put significantly on weight, and with the sixth – her nipples promptly will begin to increase, being filled with milk. Future mom begins to sleep more and completely ignores cats if one of them is nearby.

Usually cats during pregnancy become more gentle, silent and tender if earlier they went outside, then during this period house conditions are closer to them. Every day the pregnant cat eats more and more, however some days before childbirth the appetite considerably decreases. Also during pregnancy in an organism of an animal intra belly pressure increases therefore urination and defecation become more frequent. At a cat the false pregnancy arising at an ovulation without fertilization can sometimes be observed. At a cat all signs of pregnancy which pass in forty days, however, are noted if they cause complications with health, it is necessary to take measures. At often repeating false pregnancy the doctors often recommend to remove ovaries of a cat.

Leaving during pregnancy

First of all, the cat needs to provide the healthy and good nutrition, protein-rich and calcium. In the second half of pregnancy it is necessary to feed a cat with a forage which contains a lot of protein. Also it is necessary to exclude all medicines, including medicines from fleas and worms. As the pot-belly complicates independent washing of an animal, it can help to clean genitals by means of damp soft fabric. During pregnancy of a cat love a privacy therefore if in the house there are other cats, it is better to isolate the pregnant woman from them partially. At the last stages of pregnancy the cat should not climb cases and other high places as uterus weight strongly displaces the center of gravity, and the animal can not keep balance, having fallen from height. Shortly before childbirth (approximately in two weeks) the cat needs to make a nest – a box with the newspapers or disposable children's diapers laid in several layers. At the birth of kittens they cannot be wiped soft napkins which can stick to the newborn and the cat will refuse to lick it. The box has to stand in the warm place – it is desirable where the cat liked to be the entire period of pregnancy. Childbirth can sometimes last more than a day therefore it is necessary to have near at hand all necessary, including phone of the nearest veterinary clinic.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team