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Will my cat grow out of suckling? [duplicate]

My cat is 8 months old and sucks on me until he is ready to go to sleep. He gets nothing from it. He seems to like my wrists the best. I have tried stopping him but he is so persistent. My question do ...
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6 month old cat still nursing [duplicate]

My kitten is now 6 months old but my year old cat is having kittens anyday now and my 6 month old is try to nurse on her and he’s been doing that to his older brother who is also a year old. Why is he ...
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Nursing kittens on adult male cats [duplicate]

I have two kittens from different litters. They continually try to nurse off my (also not related) male adult cat. Is this harmful to any involved?
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6 months old cat won't stop suckling his grandmother [duplicate]

I have this six months old cat who's adorable but crazy lol He's the offspring (Chubbs) of the daughter (Luna) of my female cat (Mara), which I gave to my step daughter but now Chubs won't stop ...
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Is a kitten nursing on her mother when she's 8 months old a problem? [duplicate]

I had 5 white cats; a mom and her 4 kittens whom I've witnessed their birth. 2 males and 2 females. 3 kittens got lost, and now we only have one female left. She is almost 8 months old and I've caught ...
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my cat won't wean her kittens [duplicate]

I am perplexed. I have a first-time mother cat.she won't wean her kittens. I have gone from soft to hard food with the kittens. but yet mother still nurses. kittens are 12 weeks old, should mother not ...
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How soon after giving birth can a cat be spayed?

The cat is pregnant and we want to get her spayed, we don't want her to accidentally get pregnant again nor do we want to put her or the kittens at risk. How long do we need to wait? If she is still ...
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How to stop a 12 week old kitten nursing . Hurting mom

I'm having the same problem as outlined in How can I get my cat to stop nursing from its mother? My kitten is about 12 weeks old, and is still nursing. The mom tried pushing it away, but the kitten ...
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On average, when do cats stop producing milk after giving birth?

As mentioned in my other question, How can I get my cat to stop nursing on its mother, I mentioned that I was not sure if the mother cat was producing milk, which could be causing my 9 month old cat ...
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My five month old kitten is still drinking mommy's milk?

December 7th, my two year two, beautiful grey cat gave birth to five kittens. Two of which got sick, one dying. They all switched to dry hard cat food. April 3rd, the same mom, grey, gave birth to ...
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Cat suckling sister

My cat has started to lick and suckle his sister, he does this on the side of her. She doesn't seem to mind, but when she has had enough she walks away. This has only just started to happen, her fur ...
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My cat is still nursing kittens and pregnant

My cat is still nursing her kittens that are 8 months old . She recently became pregnant again and delivered 4 kittens that were stillborn. Could that be a cause of her still nursing the kittens ...
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4.5 month old kitten won't stop dry nursing on 5.5 month old kitten

Long story short I rescued two kittens near death from two different litters at ages 3 and 7 weeks old. Both are happy and healthy now after seeing the vet countless times. The 7 week old was already ...