Pregnant stray cat
Hi, we have a preg stray cat that comes around our house. We have fed her and tried to let her in before, but our other inside cats were none too pleased. Now she is coming to our back door crying. Does this mean she is getting ready to have her babies? or is she just lonesome and wants attention? Shes a really sweet cat, but we already have 5 in our home. We do not want anymore inside. Thanks
Answer by Kate
I would suggest that moving the stray cat inside with all your other cats would not be a good idea.
If you have fed her you have given signals to the cat that you will feed her in the future, her crying is her way of getting your attention for some more food.
What you do will be entirly up to you of course but for me i would say that i was nor responsible for her well being and continue to feed her and perhaps even provide somewhere outside warm and dry for her to perhaps have her kittens in. then i would ensure that she was neutered afterwards and the kittens found homes after a few weeks so that they can be socialised in the seven week sensative window. All it would mean to you is that you have one outside cat that you care for as well as your 5 inside cats.
Caring cat lovers such as yourself are the answer to helping reduce the feral population by caring from them and having them neutered. Good On you.
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