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Is it common for a queen cat to nurse another cats kittens but not clean them?

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September 13, 2011 2:34AM

Yes, this is quite comment to cats, as they can get closely attached to other kittens, and her instinks to tell her to feed and nurse other kittens when needed!

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Yes it's very commen, a female cat will nurse other kittens, but wont clean them due to its particule sent that is of its birth mother!

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yes

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Ya, that happened to me, and my friends. It's werid they just feed them, and ot clean them. We thought she was sick, and took her to the vet, but the vet said it was normal.

it is very common , you can see this in wild cats that live in big groups when a female gives birth other females will nurse her kittens and help her , it is amazing.