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What to do when your cat gives birth

Cats usually give birth in the early hours of the morning or in the early evening, which is when you need to be near to provide assistance. How can you help?

- Remove the cat from the birthing area.

- Clean the area.

- Contact a vet.

- Do not put the cat in the carrier. Let the vet do it.

- Do not touch the cat. It is not necessary to help her.

- Do not try to stop the foaling. It is a natural thing. If you force the cat to give birth, it will suffer.

- Do not leave the cat alone in the birthing area. If you leave the cat, you will not be able to help her.

- If you stay in the house, you can put some food and water in the box that the cat used during her pregnancy. Sometime, you can find the remains of the kittens there.

What to do when a cat gives birth in your yard?

If the mother cat gives birth in your yard, you can help her by:

- Move the box used for her pregnancy.

- Clean the area as much as possible.

- Do not try to stop the birthing. It is a natural thing. If you force the cat to give birth, it will suffer.

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