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Can two mother cats get along?

Can two mother cats get along?

But if you know by their interactions that the two moms will be happy and secure sharing a (large) birthing box, it can work out well. One mom can leave to get her meals, etc., while the other stays with the kittens.

Will another female cat kill kittens?

Although it is quite rare a female cat can kill a kitten. This could be it’s own or from another mother. Several reasons could make this happen such as the kitten being deformed, not responding, stress, etc.

Do cats get jealous of their kittens?

So do cats get jealous of a new kitten? It certainly can happen, especially if the older cat feels it is getting less attention than it is used to or less than the new kitten. Cats naturally form their own hierarchy and can become envious or even angry if they feel their position is threatened.

How old is the mother cat when she has kittens?

The kittens are 5-6 months old. She is still sweet-natured towards people but goes crazy when she sees a kitten. She is fine with our other cats. Can you please help regarding understanding what has caused this behaviour and what we can do about it?

Is the mother cat aggressive to her kittens?

When she had her kittens (4) she was a great mother, very attentive and tolerant, and it was a joy to watch her be with them. She weaned them with a little bit of aggression as we would have expected – chasing them off when they came to suckle.

Why does a mother cat drive away her kittens?

Mother cat found her mental patterns switching to DEFCON 1: extreme emergency. Until they are calmed down and switched off, they will continue to guide her behavior. Hormones create wild behavior. That is what they are for. They are worse than useless in a domesticated cat situation; they create territorial spats and marking behavior.

What should I expect from my 1 year old cat?

By age 1, your cat is in the prime of his life! If you have had your cat since he was a kitten, you’ve endured the teenage phase, and now you’re ready to reap the rewards of your patience and training. So sit back and enjoy your cat. Whether chasing prey or dust bunnies, all cats love the game of pursuit.

When is it too stressful to have a second cat?

Kittens have very little respect for territory and boundaries. The revved-up kitten’s attempts at playful curiosity may end up being too stressful to the senior cat. If your elderly cat is ill, has limited mobility or is impaired in any way then it’s not a good idea to add a second cat at all. The last thing your elderly cat needs is more stress.

When is it time to get another cat?

If your older cat is happy, comfortable and content, carefully think about whether the stress of having to adjust to life with another cat will really be of benefit or not. If your adult resident cat is playful, healthy, sociable and energetic, then a kitten might be a good choice.

Is it OK to have two cats at the same time?

If you choose another take-no-prisoners type of cat then you’ll probably end up with lots of nose-to-nose confrontations as each cat tries take charge. On the other hand, you also don’t want to choose a cat from the opposite end of the scale. A very timid, shy cat would not do well with a very assertive cat.

What’s the average weight of a 2 month old kitten?

At two months the kittens weigh about 2 pounds and can be spayed or neutered. Tweed at 8 weeks old. Looking pretty grown-up, Darling! At this age kittens are behaving and using their body language like adult cats. Darling is , and his eyes have gone from blue to yellow.