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At what age is a cat able to have kittens?


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Answered 2012-08-25 19:30:42

Anything after 5 months so get her spayed by that time. A five month old kitten is the equilivent of a 10 year old girl having a baby. Not a good idea for humans or cats. Letting a young and not yet mature cat breed comes with increased risk for both mother and litter. A kitten is still developing mentally and physically, and there is a high risk of health complications with the mother and the kittens. It is recommended to spay kittens before 6 months of age.

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