It may look like a tumor or an impending prolapse and can be very unsightly and unpleasant to see. I have had a number of dog guardians rush their dog in believing that somehow the dog was having a miscarriage. In reality though what they are likely seeing is called vaginal hyperplasia. The most common sign of this condition is a mass protruding from the vulva.
Postnatal Care of a Mother Cat and Her Newborn Kittens
Unless a mature female cat is spayed early prior to attaining puberty or kept in a strict indoors environment well away from male cats, it is very likely that she will becomepregnant at some stage in her life. Owners of female cats who suddenly and inexplicablygain weight often query whether or not this gain in weight could be a sign that their cat is pregnant. They watch the weight grow and look out for other feline pregnancy signs that will further confirmtheir tentative diagnosis. This page contains information on feline pregnancy signs the symptoms and signs of cat pregnancy that you can look out for if you are concerned that your cat might be pregnant. I have included a link to my feline pregnancy diagnosis page, which providesdetailed information on the ways in which cat pregnancy can be confirmed by your veterinarian,even in the very early stages of gestation.
Browse our veterinary-reviewed Dog and Cat Illness Guide to learn more about pet health. Always talk to your veterinarian if you have a concern about your pet's symptoms or health. Pet Assure allows pet owners to save on their pet's veterinary care, even pre-existing conditions. Click here to learn more. Pyometra is a bacterial infection of the uterus.