My Cat has a lump after giving birth

Hi,

my cat just gave birth 4 days ago to five healthy kittens. However, we have noticed that she has a lump on her stomach that isn't going away. Also, she has recently started breathing harder and faster than normal. I'm not sure if this is serious and I should take her to the vet. I have her water to try and cool her down, and she drank a little, and then i brought her milk and she drank quite a bit of that. She's eating normal and she goes outside everyday.
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Answer by Kate
Hi she may have an infection inside or in her mammary glands. the heavy breathing could also be associated with this too. She may even have another kitten inside which is unable to come out.

in any scenario she does need to see the vet as soon as possible. All her symptoms suggest she needs some medical care.

best wishes and I hope all is well

kate

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by: ayesart

My cat has given birth to six kittens. She has begun to eat and drink water normally. When I feel her sides beneath her ribs, I can feel a lump. What is that? Normal?
Her kittens have been feeding and alternating their use of her nipples. Her nipples look normal too. No lumps there. She is relaxed and does not have a fever.

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