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TMI pregnant cat discharge?

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Toddle · 16/05/2012 12:45

Ok please bare with me. I'm not a serial cat pervert just a cat newbie :L

We was adopted by a very pregnant cat last week sometime and have a thread on chat about it where I got some great help.

I was laid down earlier and the cat waved her bum in my face and she has some 'stuff' coming out of her bits. It's gunky and a black ish colour from what I saw although I didn't o chasing for a closer look.

Is this normal? Is it like a mucus plug like we lose? Does this mean birth may be soon? Do I need to do anything?

Infact any thing you may know about cat labours may be useful :)

Thanks for any help/ advice

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Lizcat · 16/05/2012 16:29

If it is black you need to visit the vet it could indicate a problem.

ExitPursuedByABear · 16/05/2012 16:33

Sorry Toddle - no idea - hope someone will be along who has. What about phoning the man from the CPL?

ExitPursuedByABear · 16/05/2012 16:34

Also, what about pming posters from your other thread who have had cats with kittens. Pinot of course is Cat Goddess, but not sure how much she knows about birth (of kittens of course). Why not pm her?

Lizcat · 16/05/2012 16:36

I am a vet the cat needs to be checked by a vet ASAP it maybe nothing, but black discharge in a pregnant or giving birth can be a very bad sign.

Toddle · 16/05/2012 16:57

Hello sorry have only just got back. I took her up to the vets. He pulled some blob thing out and apparently all is well and we should have some kittens very soon!!

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issey6cats · 16/05/2012 17:04

glad to hear all well i havent any experience with preggie moms all mine either came neutered from rescue or got neutered before they became parents

Lizcat · 16/05/2012 21:13

That's good with pregnant cats you can never be too careful.

ripsishere · 17/05/2012 10:12

Toddle, I thought you were coming to post pictures of your new arrivals.
Thank goodness I have boys who are nutless.

Toddle · 17/05/2012 16:21

Liz could you help me out with some info Or anyone actually.

I had noticed the blob of discharge coming out of her bits for defiant wed morn although it could have been there since tues night. As you advised we took her up to the vet and he said it was all ok and it was some cervical mucus/plug. He said she also had lots of milk and to go home and we could be seeing the kittens in as little as a hour.

They still haven't come and have said they would ideally like to see her again Friday morning. She has some more of this blob stuff coming out today and it looked like there had been some running out or she had been licking there as her fur was a little 'matted' in the area. They said they would like to give her a injection to try and start her labour or as a last resort a CS. I said about the financial side as she is only a stray we have taken in to look after as the cats protection people have no room and they said to access the situation tomorrow but she will have needed the injection by sat at the latest.

Does this all sound right? I'm not disagreeing with them just seeing if this is usual as I dread to think of the cost.

Thanks for any help Smile

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ripsishere · 17/05/2012 16:41

I think I'd be inclined to either PM Liz or phone your vet certainly in light of her post of 16.36 yesterday.

Toddle · 17/05/2012 16:44

Yeah I pm'd her the same as what i posted her. She replied like lighting Smile. I'm very thankful it would probably take me three days to notice I even had a pm

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Lizcat · 17/05/2012 16:46

Ah that would bethe curse of the blackberry buzzing in your pocket.

ripsishere · 17/05/2012 17:13

Oooh, out of interest, what's the advice not out and out nosiness.

Dillydollydaydream · 17/05/2012 17:17

Hope the stray cat is ok and manages to have her kittens herself.
She's lucky you've been looking out for her.

ripsishere · 18/05/2012 07:40

Have you become the mad cat lady yet?

ripsishere · 18/05/2012 10:29

Just seen your other thread. FX for her.

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