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What’s Happening to My Pregnant Cat with Vaginal Bleeding & Fetal Loss?


Dear VetBabble,

I have a concern about my pregnant cat. She is releasing a lot of blood from her vagina and has also released 2 fetuses and a blood lump of flesh. Can you tell me what’s happening to my cat and how it affects her?

Understanding Miscarriages in Cats

It sounds like your cat is going through a miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion. Miscarriages can happen in cats for various reasons and can be distressing for both the cat and the owner. If you suspect that your cat is experiencing a miscarriage, it is crucial to consult with a veterinarian as soon as possible. They will help you to understand what happened and provide the necessary care to ensure her well-being

Miscarriages can be caused by a variety of factors, such as infectious diseases, hormonal imbalances, genetic abnormalities, or trauma. The loss of blood and fetuses can lead to complications or infections, so proper veterinary care is essential. For more information about feline pregnancy and its potential complications, check out this article on Pregnancy in Cats: Advice and What to Expect.

Signs and Symptoms of Miscarriages in Cats

Some common signs of a miscarriage in cats include bleeding from the vagina, abdominal pain, weakness, depression, and vomiting. If you’re worried about your cat’s vomiting, this article on Why is My Cat Vomiting? may help you understand the possible causes and what to do next.

It is important to monitor your cat’s behavior closely during her pregnancy and consult your veterinarian if you suspect something is wrong. By keeping an eye on her, you’ll be able to recognize any signs of distress quickly and seek the appropriate care for her.

Post-Miscarriage Care and Future Pregnancies

Following a miscarriage, your cat will require close monitoring and veterinary care to ensure that she recovers fully and doesn’t develop any complications. Your veterinarian may also recommend testing for infectious diseases, as it could be the underlying reason for the miscarriage.

If you’re considering breeding your cat again in the future, it’s essential to discuss this with your veterinarian and address any underlying issues to optimize the chances of a successful pregnancy. If you’re interested in what to expect during a typical feline pregnancy, have a look at this article about Queens and their New Kittens: What to Expect.

Remember that miscarriages can also occur in dogs, so if you have a pregnant dog at home or know someone who does, sharing information about Pregnancy in Dogs can help them understand the process and be prepared for any potential complications.

I hope your cat is going to be okay moving forward, and remember, the best person to help you with her health is your veterinarian. Best wishes and take care.

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