Signs That Your Cat is in Heat•
Posted on November 10 2017
Whether you have adopted a cat that may have already started its reproductive cycle, or you’ve decided to not spay your cat for breeding purposes, you may have to cope with a cat that is in heat during a certain part of the year. The best thing to do as an owner is to be aware of all of the facts before your cat enters this stage, so you can recognise the difference between being on heat, and illness. Below we have listed some of the clear signs that your cat is on heat, and what you can do to assist them during this time.
Things to know
- Cats can go into heat between the ages of 6-12 months
- They usually come into heat during the summer months when it is warmer and there is at least 10 hours of sunlight a day
- Indoor cats that are under artificial lights for the majority of the day can go into heat at any time
- It can last from between 10-14 days, where the cat has the most likely chance of becoming pregnant