When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes?

When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes

Did your pregnant cat just give birth to a litter of kittens? Is this the first time you are seeing newborn kittens? If you are nodding your head in affirmation, you must be pretty worried to see that all the kittens have their eyes closed and ears shut. You must be wondering if there is […]

Spaying a Pregnant Cat: Can You Spay a Pregnant Cat?

Can You Spay a Pregnant Cat

Spaying a pregnant cat is a controversial issue that often pops up in shelters that are overwhelmed by resident cats. Many cat owners often have to grapple with the issue when they have an unplanned cat pregnancy coming up. Where some cat lovers are disturbed by the mere thought of euthanizing the kittens (embryos) developing […]

Cat Gestation Period: How Long Are Cats Pregnant?

How Long Are Cats Pregnant

Cats are prolific breeders. Cats go into heat every two to three weeks, for around 6 days, until they get pregnant. And on average, a free-roaming cat gets pregnant 1.4 times each year and gives birth to three kittens per litter, according to a study conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The average reproductive […]

Human Foods For Cats: What Human Foods Can Cats Eat?

Human foods cats can eat

We love our cats. We share everything with them—our homes, love, deep dark secrets, personal space, and whatnot. That’s not enough for these spoilt little insatiable creatures. They want us to share our plates with them as well—they want a taste of everything that we are having. We also want to share the taste of […]

Weaning Kittens: What Age Should a Kitten Be Weaned? And How?

Weaning kittens

When kittens come into this world, they are dependent on their mother for almost everything – from grooming to feeding. But soon, like human beings, kittens have to stop drinking their mother’s milk and switch to other foods. This is what weaning kittens are all about – the journey of young kittens transitioning from their […]

Dark Urine in Dogs: Why is My Dog’s Urine So Dark? Causes, Signs, and Solutions

Dog peeing - Dark urine in dogs

Although dark urine in dogs is itself not a disease, it can be an indication that there is something wrong with your furry friend. In some cases, the issues leading to darker shades in their urine might be temporary and curable. In contrast, in others, there might be some insidious disease jeopardizing your beloved’s overall […]

What If My Cat Ate a Rubber Band? Will She Become Sick?

What if my cat ate a rubber band

Cats are inherently curious folks. They are inquisitive and like to explore their surroundings. This habit makes them vulnerable to unknowingly harming themselves. People who own cats need to be vigilant and keep a close eye on their feline fellow to protect them from harming themselves. As cats are kept inside a house where they […]

Cat Pregnancy Stages: Pregnant Cat Week-by-Week Timeline (With Pictures)

Cat Pregnancy Stages

Cats are seasonally polyestrous—they experience multiple cat heat cycles during the breeding season. The breeding season goes all year round for indoor cats and cats living in more tropical regions closer to the equator, where they have longer daylight hours. On the other hand, for cats living in the Northern Hemisphere, the breeding season is from late […]

Labor in Cats: Pre-Labor Signs in Cats and Cat Labor Stages

Labor in Cats

Taking care of a pregnant cat throughout the cat pregnancy stages is a laborious task. But waiting for your pregnant cat to give birth to a litter of adorable kittens could be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Caring for newborn kittens—a bunch of them—could be a hectic task. But your urgent worry is […]

Pregnant Cat care Tips: How to Take Care of a Pregnant Cat?


Is your cat exhibiting all the signs of a pregnant cat? In a perfect world, if you are not a purebred cat breeder, a kitten would have been spayed as soon as she is weaned off. But in the real world, we tend to delay the spaying, and when the kitten gets about 4 months […]

Signs a Cat Is Pregnant: How to Tell if a Cat Is Pregnant?

How to Tell if a Cat Is Pregnant

Surprise, surprise! I am expecting! You weren’t expecting? Not my fault! You should have had me spayed. You know how things get when I’m on heat. And then you left the window open—I couldn’t stop myself from sneaking out to see the neighbor’s tom. Cat pregnancy comes as a surprise to most cat owners. They […]