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pregnant cat

Ok so my friend has a pregnant stray outside of her house and i was thinking about taking her in. Is there any danger to my child if i do this?

and for people that have experience...
Will this be hard? expensive? what are some things i should know before i do this?

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Asked by masonsmommy921 at 9:04 AM on Apr. 8, 2009 in Pets

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  • No there is no danger in taking in a stray cat. If she has been a stray for her whole life, she may freak inside your house. It will take her a while to get used to be indoors, she'll probably hide for a while before she gets used to being in your home. Do you know if the cat is friendly?
    Pregnant cats are not expensive, neither is caring for a litter of kittens.
    There is really nothing your need to know about pregnant cats. Momma cats do a good job of caring for their babies.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:36 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • If you can I would take her for a visit with the vet. After the kittens are born, I would highly suggest getting her spayed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:41 AM on Apr. 8, 2009


    Your question was asked in a lot of places.. Good Luck

    Answer by blujeanlady62 at 10:46 AM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • i wouldnt take in a stray cat unless i knew it was friendly. but i highly doubt you will run around chasing a pregnant cat trying to catch it and force it to be your pet =P so if you do take in the kitty, it wont be too hard. take it to the vet for a health check to make sure you cant get anything from it. u never know =P when i was growing up, my cat was the most popular cat with all the strays in the neighborhood so we had strays literally at our door meowing for her to come out. it was funny.. anyway, she had soooo many litters that i lost count.. anyway, pregnant cats and their kittens are low maintenance. we just got a box ready with some blankets for her to have her babies in. she just went in there on her own when she was ready. make it easily accessible and warm, but tall enough so that the kittens wont fall/jump out. expect A LOT of poop.. especially when the kits can walk around. good luck!

    Answer by rAbella at 12:45 AM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • if she doesnt have any shots it can be VERY harmful to your child.

    Answer by mommymoyer at 8:22 PM on Apr. 13, 2009

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