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do you know the life span of a cat?
i have a kitten and it my first one, anything i should watch out for? she's only about 2 months! i know its a girl now.. hehe. but her name is luigi anyhelp!?

 
MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 11:15 PM on Nov. 25, 2008 in Pets

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  • As long as they are healthy, they can live for a long time..... I had one that lived for 15 years....
    CoreyLynn

    Answer by CoreyLynn at 11:16 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • A well cared for, indoor cat should have a lifespan of 10-20 years barring any health issues.
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 11:17 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • Have you taken her to a vet for a check up and vaccines? Cats that are exclusively indoor pets can be expected to live about 15 years if they are well cared for. Outdoor cats tend to have significantly shorter lifespans on average, as do cats that are overweight or not well cared for.
    BlueFrogMama

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 11:18 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • well i called the vet n they told me not until she 6months
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 11:21 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • No, they need to start vaccinations at 6 weeks! Find another vet.
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 11:22 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • What?!? No shots until 6 months??? That's not right! Get a new vet. Plus, if you're going to spay her you need to do so before her first menses, and 6 months old is cutting that kinda close.
    BlueFrogMama

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 11:24 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • My cat is 17 years old. She has never got the vaccinations or shots and is healthy. She has had check up's to make sure she didn't have anything wrong or dangerous with her. She doesn't even act old.
    TiffanyLove18

    Answer by TiffanyLove18 at 11:28 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • My great grandma had an indoor cat that lived about 30 years(no joke). Her diet consisted of cat food(dry and wet),water, roast beef,half n half(she was spoiled) on a daily basis. She also didnt get vaccs. Not all indoor cats are lucky enough to live that long, it is almost unheard of but if you treat you cat right and do your best to keep her healthy, she will live a long life. Be careful during her kittenhood because she might ingest something or could get seriously hurt from being over curious. Enjoy your kitten, they are fun.
    ICPclwnLOV

    Answer by ICPclwnLOV at 1:05 AM on Nov. 26, 2008

  • I forgot to mention, def get her fixed. Fixed pets live longer and have less risks of cancers than non fixed pets.
    ICPclwnLOV

    Answer by ICPclwnLOV at 1:06 AM on Nov. 26, 2008

  • My Nia is almost 12. She is pretty healthy. She is deaf but still awesome. My aunts kitty died last year at age 20!
    OneToughMami

    Answer by OneToughMami at 3:07 AM on Nov. 26, 2008

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