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monicam159 June 13th, 2002 10:31 PM

Pregnant cat has white discharge
 
hello.

I own a mainecoon cat and she should be having her kittens here anyday.....hopefully tonight!!!!!!

I was just petting her, when i noticed lots of white discharge coming out of her vaginal area.

what does this mean?

Is this a sign shes about to give birth??????

Thank You,

Monica Ohio

petdr June 28th, 2002 06:57 AM

This may well be a sign of readiness to give birth - it may be a placental discharge. Look for signs of nesting also -> may look for a safe place to give birth e.g. in a cupboard, closet or under the bed etc. As long as she is eating and drinking she should be OK although this may also reduce shortly before birth. If the discharge has a greeny colour to it and has a foul smell, then it should be checked out as maybe there are dead kittens in there which need to come out asap. I am assuming that she is current on her vaccines since there are many viral diseases that can cause stillbirths and abortions.
Hope all goes well.

Martin Slome DVM

Centre Street Animal Hospital
7700 Bathurst Street Units, 40-42
Thornhill
Ontario
L4J 7Y3
Tel. (905) 771-9855

Judy July 20th, 2002 06:03 PM

Pregnant Cat?
 
I have a pregnant cat, but I am in the dark about how long a cat is pregnant for. I've been told 9 weeks, is that correct?
Judy:D

Choc Lab Lover July 20th, 2002 08:18 PM

anywhere from 58-70 days (8-10 wks). keep your eyes open :D goodluck!

lollyd1314 August 10th, 2008 06:15 PM

i think my cat is having contractions
 
ok my cat since last night has been having a white discharge it doesnt have a ordor.iwas woundering if this means shes having contractions she drinking alot of water and i really need to know what this means.and if she is having contractions how long do they last until she goes into labor.if she has had contractions shes been having them around i say 2pm yestreday.let me know.the kittens have been moving alot too.:confused::confused::confused:

Frenchy August 10th, 2008 08:15 PM

How about calling / bringing your pregnant cat to a vet , like asap ?

LavenderRott August 10th, 2008 08:32 PM

Hmmm.

If you were having contractions for 29 hours, I would hope you would go to your doctor.

Same goes for your cat.


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