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Cats can reach reproductive maturity and go into heat at 5-7 months. However, letting a young and not yet mature cat breed comes with increased risk for both mother and litter, so letting such a young cat become pregnant is not ideal at all. 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 far cheaper and safer to spay female kittens before they reach reproductive age.

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