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Can Cats Sense Pregnancy Before You Even Know?

Our cat usually sleeps by hubby, and the last 2 nights he has snuggled in with me, right next to my tummy! I have had him do this before- but only when I'm newly pregnant. Has this happened to you before?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:06 AM on Feb. 10, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • absolutely!

    Answer by Dalimonster at 8:23 AM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I think they can. Mine wouldn't get all snuggly though. He'd run by and claw or bite my ankles. He didn't like that someone new was coming to our home. Of course once the baby was here, he mellowed out again.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:24 AM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • ~*Yes*~... My cat Sebastian was the perfect "little Mommy", he was a male/fixed... but my kids were his as far as he was concerned! He never touched them once born, but would stay close to them, and if they woke up and moved (monitor didn't pick every movement up)... He'd come meow and get me to pick up the baby!


    Answer by MommaClark3 at 11:12 AM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I wonder the same thing! My hubby thinks "it took" this month because my cat is acting weird. If I lay down she comes and bothers me. If I am up and around she follows and watches me. Normally she ignores me :) so this is new behavior.

    I really hope he and kitty are right! Too early to test.

    Answer by angelm523 at 4:46 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • i think they can. i think we let off hormones that they can smell and we cant. i know mine would lay on my lap or belly when i was pregant but never did before. lol but she would freak out when the baby would kick.

    Answer by laura970 at 5:39 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • My dog did the same thing! I remember coming home from work and being exhausted, not knowing why, sitting on the couch and he would lay his head right on my belly...I didn't know why but he did it everyday...same thing with second pregnancy...he knew!

    Answer by MommyH2 at 10:41 AM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Indeed- I am PREGNANT- found out a couple of days after I posed this!!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 1:55 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

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