The gestation period usually lasts for approximately 65 days. During this time the female grows larger and larger by day. If a cat is still pregnant after 69 days, it may be time to visit a veterinarian for professional advice.
The number of heat cycles that your cat experiences will depend on your cat. The usual breeding season lasts from January through September, brought on by warmer temperatures and longer periods of daylight.
Whether your cat is an indoor cat or an outdoor cat, there are compelling reasons to choose to have her fixed. Some owners think that if the cat lives strictly indoors, that having her fixed is not necessary. If you consider the health benefits, however, it’s clear to see that spaying benefits all cats.
Female cats have heat patterns that last between seven and twenty-one days. If the animal is not impregnated, her heat patterns may become irregular, with periods of non-heat becoming brief, often as short as two days.
The important question to keep in mind is what it costs to not have your cat neutered. A responsible cat owner will have their cats neutered between 2 and 6 months of age to make sure they have a long healthy and happy life.
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