How to take delivery of a cat ?
If the house lives a cat who will soon become the mother of the kittens, the owners start to think about how to take her birth.However, the animals may well give birth alone, the presence of the owners is only necessary to make the cat feel relaxed, and in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Preparation for childbirth
- The most important thing to do before giving birth - is to prepare the cat place.Your regular big cardboard box, at the bottom of which you want to lay a clean towel or cloth in several layers, is also ideally suited for this disposable diapers.Many owners pregnant cats advance purchase cages or large cells.
- Familiarize your cat with a place if she liked it, then put in a quiet corner where nobody will bother her.If not, then during labor pitomitsy just drag into the box.
- know in advance and write down the number of veterinarians who are ready to come home, because just like people, the event of unforeseen circumstances the animals.This is especially true nulliparous cats and pedigree.
Help in childbirth
- During labor and delivery on the day of the cat changing behavior, most often it is nervous, screaming, fussing, calling the host.At this point, you need to sit down and calm the animal, pat, talk.The most important thing for the owners - to be calm and not nervous, emotional support animal.
- When labor begins, the cat will rise a couple of degrees the temperature, ears and nose will become hot.Observe how the light appears kittens, they should ideally go forward head.The cat should be washed kitten tongue cut the umbilical cord and eat the placenta.The gap between the birth of the kittens from 40 minutes to 12 hours.
- If something goes wrong, then it is better to call the vet.
Once all the kittens were born, you need to give your cat time to relax.If the favorite refuses to feed the kitten, buy special milk formula and feed them yourself through the pipette every 2 hours.Do not forget to massage the belly kittens.
Nursing cat should be given proper and balanced diet, it is best specialty food.
Learn how the birth of a cat, see the article How to give birth to cats.
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