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Old May 4th, 2001, 08:54 PM
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Question:

My Abyssinian has been in heat 3 times THIS month! I don't think this is normal. Is there something wrong with her or is it her breed?

thanks for your help.

Answer:


Cats will come into heat every other week right through spring and summer. They go into heat when around 5 - 6 months old and are in heat for 1 week and then off heat for 1 - 2 weeks, then back into heat etc.

It is possible that there may be a cyst on the ovary. The only real way to treat this is to have her spayed.

Martin Slome DVM
Centre Street Animal Hospital
7700 Bathurst Street Unit 40-4
2 Promenade Village Shoppes
Thornhill
Ontario L4J 7Y3
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