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When a animal or a pet is in heat that means that your pet or animal is able to reproduce at that time. If you fix your pet this won't happen.

common to when female humans get their period.


only most mammalian females are said to be in heat when they want to mate.Heat period is also called estrous and it is part of estrous cycle which is found in female lion tiger cat cattle rat rabbit etc.

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"In heat" refers to the estrous cycle, which some female mammals experience. Where the female is receptive to mating, they start producing pheromones to alert males of their species that they’re fertile. During an estrous cycle, the female will continue emitting pheromones and remain in the fertile stage until mated.

This is sometimes seasonal (deer come into heat in the fall) sometimes cyclical (dogs come into heat every 6 months) or a combination (cats come into heat every 1–2 weeks during certain seasons of the year).

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