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    Asked Mar 23, 2007, 09:35 AM 3 Answers
    How can you tell when a cat has had kittens? What I mean is I recently got a 5 maybe 6
    Year old cat from catflap and wondered if she has had kittens -

    Last edited by charlie88; Mar 23, 2007 at 09:44 AM.
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    Mar 23, 2007, 09:40 AM
    There are lots of kittens all over the place? Seriously I don't understand the question.
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    Mar 23, 2007, 10:32 AM
    Charlie, if you want to know whether your cat has ever had kittens in her life, a good way to tell is if her nipples are hanging down a bit. It is kind of hard to tell if you aren't used to what it looks like. But, when you bring your cat in for her vet visit, the vet can tell you whether she has ever had kittens.

    I am assuming since she is adopted that she has been spayed? I hope so. If not, please be kind to her and have it done. If you need me to list the reasons this is important to her health (and your sanity), I will.

    In any event, thank you for being kind and giving a home to a cat that might have been euthanized if you hadn't come along.
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    Mar 25, 2007, 03:33 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by charlie88
    How can you tell when a cat has had kittens? What I mean is I recently got a 5 maybe 6
    year old cat from catflap and wondered if she has had kittens -
    A vet would look for a spay scar. Sometimes you can see it on the tummy and sometimes they have to shave the area.
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