Tagged: cat pregnancy

Pregnant F2 Savannah cat

Are pregnant cats clingy?

The article is over 2 pages. Although the question is asking whether pregnant cats are clingy, it is really asking whether a domestic cat becomes more affectionate when pregnant. The answer to that question...

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...

Do female cats bleed i.e. have periods?

Do female cats bleed (when in estrus)

The question in the title is a roundabout way of asking if female cats have periods. As female cats come into heat in cycles (the estrus cycle) we have to make sure we understand...

Pregnant leopard at Johannesburg Zoo

For how long are leopards pregnant?

“Leopard cubs are born after a gestation period of about 96 days, although zoo records suggest that gestation can take anywhere from 90 to 105 days.” The information is a direct quote from the...

Mother cat with kitten

What is feline superfecundation?

Feline superfecundation occurs when a litter of kittens has more than one father. Tomcats squabble over a female in heat and most females promiscuously allow one male after another to mate with her. Thus,...

Pregnant F2 Savannah cat

Gestation Times for Cats

Gestation times for cats varies among the species and is longer for the larger cats for the simple reason that they are larger.

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