Category: weaning

Wean cats at 14-weeks-of-age

My cat suckles on my arm. Advice please.

What is Happening. A Visitor’s Question. I adopted a somewhat shy, 6-month-old kitten 4 years ago. From the time I could get her into my lap, she would suck my forearms like a Hoover....

Super-looking Kitten

How do mother cats wean their kittens?

A kitten’s mother typically starts to wean him/her in the fourth or fifth week of their life. It may be earlier if: the litter is large or; the mother is stressed or; the mother...

6-month-old tabby female on Pets4Homes

When do domestic cats become sexually active?

Domestic cats become sexually active when they are nearly 12-months-of-age. However, it varies. For males the youngest sexually mature age is, unusually, six months. Some are sexually mature at 8 months but typically it...

Crazy Cat Sucking?

Crazy Cat Sucking?

Crazy cat sucking is not crazy at all. It is totally predicable and normal…if you are a domestic cat kept in a permanent state of kittenhood by your human caretaker. Whether we know it...

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