ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

When Can a Cat Get Pregnant?

Updated on May 2, 2011

Did you know that One out of every four American families has a pet cat and some have more than one. However, If you don't have your very own cat to appreciate and love its eccentricities and incomparable behaviors...You should consider getting one! If you're an ailurophile (A cat lover), Visit my blog...

Facts About Cats and I'll introduce you to the interesting and likely unknown facts about cats and their behavior, lifecycle, senses, and habits.


When Can Your Cat Get Pregnant?

It is not that simple to answer this question [When can a cat get pregnant?] If you're pertaining to the minimum age. The majority of Queens will be sexually matured at approximately 6 months and so will be capable to conceive from this point. A few, all the same, don't have their 1st cycle until they're 1 year old. You'll discover that the timing will alter from breed to breed. If you have a purebred cat you'll be able to get information from the applicable society so that you'll be forewarned. E.g., Persian cats have their 1st heat cycle a great deal later than other cat breeds.

The best advice is to presume that your cat will start sooner than late, unless you're an knowledgeable breeder, have her neutered while she's still young. Your kitty will need to have began her 1st heat cycle to get pregnant and the signals that this is occurring are commonly rather obvious. You'll likely find that she will begin rubbing against your legs more than common and some have a habit of rolling around on the floor. They can get rather noisy in a few cases, with lots of meows and occasionally a strange howl. Even if your cat is typically rather noisy, you'll still observe an step-up. It's from this point on when a cat can get pregnant.

Just about all cats will have a breeding time of year and many more than once a year. This is dependent on where you live because it's regulated by the quantity of daylight hours. Cats in the north will have a breeding season that will go from approximately February through to September. This, all the same, is only an approximate guide. A few cats will carry on in a breeding season all year-around, especially those who are indoor cats.

If they're not outside in the open very much they'll not be so restrained by natural light and a false continuous cycle possibly may be triggered. If you're wanting to know [When can a cat get pregnant?] Concerning particular times of the year, then regrettably there's no sure means of telling and you must take for granted that your cat is able to conceive throughout all seasons.

There are a few amazing facts concerning when a cat can get pregnant. Don't believe that just because your cat is nursing she will be risk-free from pregnancy. Kittens take just 2 months to become fully weaned. After this time Your Queen may carry on nursing them but this isn't required. A cat that's just had kittens can get pregnant prior to being done weaning her previous litter. She can get pregnant just about immediately.

If you going to have your cat fixed after her 1st litter, it's essential to wait until she has weaned her kittens but make a point that you keep her safe from un-neutered male cats during this time to prevent an undesired pregnancy. Sexually matured cats are virtually always fertile and capable of becoming pregnant. Even an older cat is still capable of conceiving. They don't become less fertile with age, however pregnancy in a senior cat can't be totally disregarded.

So, in conclusion and answering the question [When can a cat get pregnant?] The answer is pretty much anytime!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)