Tripboba.com - About halfway through pregnancy, the mother's abdomen appears more round and drooping when standing. If you can get close enough to the cat, then you may still see the kitten moving in its abdomen, and you may even feel it moving.
How to Tell If a Stray Cat Is Pregnant?
The best way to verify if a stray cat is pregnant is to take her to a veterinarian because some cats show pregnant signs, but end up’s a false pregnancy as you can’t take control of them daily. But, if you can’t take them to a vet, there are also changes you can see to tell whether a stray cat is pregnant or not. Here are they:
The cat's pregnancy is very fast (only nine weeks!), so the cat's body changes will soon be seen. After fifteen to eighteen days of pregnancy, the color of the cat's nipples becomes more obvious, swollen, and darker. This is called "cock-up".
First. The most common behavior change of cats when having pregnancy is the increased appetite (later stages). If you are feeding a pregnant stray cat, you may find that it walks back and forth more frequently, eats more frequently or eats more food.
Second. When she is about to become pregnant, the female cat may exhibit nesting behavior. This usually occurs in the last two weeks before the kitten is born.
The mother is looking for a quiet, safe place to give birth and take care of her newborn kittens, so you may notice that she is hiding and lying low. The stray cat may recognize that you and your house represent safety, so she may be closer to your home more often than usual.