Without changing her personality?

Can we install IUD or something?

My female cat has 4 kittens. She is nursing her children. Why I love them all, 6 cats are too many.

Also her "husband" was at home when she's looking for mate outside. Is it possible that some of the kitten is her husband's kitten?

Only one look like her husband.

  • Yes, it is possible for a litter to include kittens sired by several tomcats. However, it's also possible for kittens sired by the same tom to have quite different coat patterns, depending on exactly what mix of genes they get from their two parents. If you are interested,you might want to look up cat genetics and see which coat genes are dominant, which are recessive, and which mix. (Reportedly, an expert can spot something on the order of twelve distinct genetic markers on a running cat several hundred feet away.)
    – keshlam
    Commented Oct 29, 2016 at 0:35

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Spay her - the best way to prevent it and benefit her well-being. Spaying her will not change her personality.

There are contraceptive injections but good veterinarians don't like using them as they have high risks of cancer.

  • what is spaying? Will it remove the eggs or will it just tie up to tuba fallopy
    – user4951
    Commented Nov 1, 2016 at 8:08
  • Removes ovaries and uterus altogether. Commented Nov 1, 2016 at 11:25
  • in hoomin they only tight up the ovaries. can that be done
    – user4951
    Commented Nov 2, 2016 at 6:06
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    No, because removing everything is better for the animal, veterinarians want the best for your pets. Won't hurt to ask but I would highly doubt they'd do it. Commented Nov 2, 2016 at 11:13
  • you wouldn't remove ovaries from your daughters why would you do that for your cat? I had cats like that and they just live a pointless life always grumpy all the time
    – user4951
    Commented Nov 4, 2016 at 7:04

Female cats can have kittens by multiple Toms. What happens is that she mates with multiple males and sperm from different males fertilizes different eggs. Note that just because a kitten looks different, does not mean anything. Cats can sometimes have kittens that look much different, even though they are all from the same sire.

The only way to prevent kittens without altering her body chemistry is to confine her whenever she goes into heat so no intact male can reach her.

There may be a way to abort a cat once she becomes pregnant, but it would involve toxic substances or risky medical steps, like an introduced infection. One mild toxin that has been used for contraception is Queen Anne's Lace, which is kind of like an ancient form of Plan B. The seeds are steeped as a tea and it must be drunk without fail within 24 hours of conception. Even so, it is not reliable.

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