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What are the signs if your cat is pregnant

If your cat is pregnant, you can identify this through several signs that may be present. These signs are:

1. The increased appetite

2. Shortened vulva

3. An increased number of litter boxes

4. Appear to be looking for a mate

5. Stiffening of the limbs

6. Increased number of hairs on the tail

7. Increased number of hairs on the belly

8. Stiffening of the legs

9. Increased number of hairs on the abdomen

10. Increased number of hairs on the head

11. Stiffening of the tail

12. Stiffening of the legs

13. Increased number of hairs on the tail

14. Increased number of hairs on the belly

15. The swelling of the abdomen

16. The swelling of the vulva

17. The increased number of hairs on the abdomen

18. The swelling of the vulva

19. Increased number of hairs on the belly

20. Increased number of hairs on the abdomen

21. The swelling of the abdomen

22. The swelling of the vulva

23. The increased number of hairs on the tail

24. The increased number of hairs on the belly

25. The increased number of hairs on the abdomen

26. The swelling of the vulva

27. The increased number of hairs on the belly

28. The increased number of hairs on the tail

29. The increased number of hairs on the belly

30. The swelling of the vulva

31. The swollen abdomen

32. The swelling of the vulva

33. The swollen abdomen

34. The swelling of the vulva

35. The swollen abdomen

36. The swelling of the vulva

37. The swelling of the vulva

38. The increased number of hairs on the tail

39. The increased number of hairs on the belly

40. The increased number of hairs on the tail

41. The increased number of hairs on the belly

42. The increased number of hairs on the tail

43. The increased number of hairs on the abdomen

44. The increased number of hairs on the abdomen

45. The increased number of hairs on the tail

46. The increased number of hairs on the belly

47. The increased number of hairs on the tail

48. The increased number of hairs on the belly

49. The increased number of hairs on the tail

50. The increased number of hairs on the belly

51. The increased number of hairs on the tail

52. The increased number of hairs on the belly

53. The increased number of hairs on the tail

54.

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