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What are the signs a cat is going through heat or maybe even starting their period?

This morning my cat was being very weird. She was laying on the ground and rubbing her back paws on the ground and moaning. as if she was in a little bit of pain.. it was weird. shes about 1- 1 1/2 years old.

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MomNbabyGirl009

Asked by MomNbabyGirl009 at 8:14 PM on Feb. 9, 2011 in Pets

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  • make a cooing sound. like try to sound like a pigeon. if she sticks her butt in the air and makes that sound back she's in heat
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 8:18 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • I might be wrong but a "period" for a cat IS being in heat. If you get her fixed, she won't do that anymore.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 8:29 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • okay, but what are the signs is what im asking
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Comment by MomNbabyGirl009 (original poster) at 8:30 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • i know the pigeon thing sounds weird but thats what a male cat would do. it basically tells her to position herself
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 8:31 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Just what you said, they sound like they are in pain, they put their butt in the air.  All of a sudden become very loving, try to get outside, scratch more.  I noticed my cat would scratch into things more when she was in heat.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 8:32 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • They lift their tails and stick their rear ends in the air. Sometims laying down on their front paws to get that tail higher.
    They go around meowing or yowling for seemingly no reason.
    They can sometimes be more affectionate as a ploy to get pet, especially wanting the base of their tail pet.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 8:32 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • okay thank you thats what i was wondering.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Comment by MomNbabyGirl009 (original poster) at 8:32 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • moaning like she's crying and putting herself in a mountable position
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 8:33 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Oh you will know when she is in heat cus she will start making this sound that u will never 4get!! It she will jus get louder & louder & louder.. trust.. it will drive u batty!
    tiamesmer

    Answer by tiamesmer at 8:35 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • She is in heat it gets worse before it gets better
    Emilypit

    Answer by Emilypit at 8:40 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

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