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Likelihood of cerebellar hypoplasia in kittens

I recently adopted a female cat who had been a stray. After a few weeks, I noticed signs of pregnancy and have confirmed that the cat is pregnant with 6 kittens. ~2 weeks into gestation before the ...
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Guppy Fry High mortality rate

My guppy gave birth 4 times previously and each time I recorded the number of fry. The numbers of fry were: 13, 20, 8, 14. I actually witnessed the birth of the fry this time and noticed a lot of dead ...
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Does a diaper for a female dog prevent a male dog from mounting her?

I have two Pitbulls, one female and the other is male. The female is in her 12th day of heat. Since her first day, I separated my two dogs but they can still see each other. The male is always crying ...
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Can eggs surgically removed from a pregnant platy fish still hatch?

My mom had a pregnant Mickey Mouse platy fish, but she just died today. We performed a little fishy c-section and got about 15 eggs out of her. Is there anything I can do to ensure they still hatch ...
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Is my guppy pregnant? It's my first fish so i don't know [duplicate]

Is my guppy pregnant? I really hope it is but I'm not sure...
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Nursing if pregnant again

If a cat becomes pregnant again after giving birth, will it affect some of the cats, and if so, is there a way I can help? To make a clear question out of it: What special needs do a cat have, which ...
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Pregnant platy fish not releasing fry and developing a white tube gland [duplicate]

I've had my platy fish for 3 weeks and she's pregnant. She squared off last week, as well as developing a white tube/anal gland. I'm just wondering if anyone can help as to when she might release her ...
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Why is my female cat over-licking lower abdominal raw?

Mini Moose, my female cat, is pregnant and is over-licking her lower abdominal area raw. Two years ago she had a stillborn baby. Her babies are alive in her, I can feel them moving around.
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Do you know why my Mom cat is so aggressive and jealous? [duplicate]

So I got a female cat almost a year ago. She came to my house pregnant without me knowing. She had a litter of 4 kittens and i kept 2. If she is in my lap and one of the two, now 9 month old kittens ...
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How much water should a nursing dog drink?

I've read that dogs need roughly an ounce of water per pound of body weight each day and that nursing dogs need more than that to produce milk. My pit bull terrier recently gave birth to a litter of 9 ...
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Pregnant platy behavior

I have an orange platy and I suspect she is pregnant and switched her from the main 60 gallon to an old 20 gallon tank, but would eat until I put the the male platy with her. Is this normal? I wonder ...
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Is my orange platy pregnant? [duplicate]

Hi does my orange platy look pregnant? It’s been that size for a little while now so I’m not sure.
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Bull Arab entertainment [duplicate]

We have a beautiful natured large bull Arab dog. Due to being pregnant I have been told to reduce my interactions with him incase my tummy gets a knock to it. My neighbour is walking him some ...
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A safe treatment for ticks on a pregnant horse

I have a horse - she is two months pregnant. We have a lot of ticks in the paddocks and I'm forever pulling ticks off her. I'm reluctant to use any products on her without knowing if it's safe for the ...
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Dog hasn't eaten for four days, is pregnant. What to do?

I discovered my dog is pregnant after I took her to the vet yesterday for not eating for three days. Today it has been four days of no eating. I got her to take a tiny bite of wet food last night, and ...
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Hi I was wondering if anyone knows if my fish is pregnant or not? [duplicate]

Hi I have had these fish for 2 months now and was wondering if it’s pregnant or ill or just it’s shape, the others are a lot thinner but i don’t know how to tell if it’s pregnant Thanks for the help
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Is it okay for a pregnant dog to climb stairs?

My 2 years old shih tzu is 4 weeks pregnant. Ever since, she really loves climbing stairs and seems to be her territory. But I'm a bit worried if it might affect her pregnancy. I want to assure the ...
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My rabbit gave birth 4 days ago, and I can still see babies moving in her tummy, will she have a double litter

My friends rabbit gave birth to three healthy babies 4 days ago, but I can still see babies moving in her stomach, does she have a double litter? Or some late comers
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My pregnant cat is still nursing her 8 month old kittens

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 from ...
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Why has my platy fish - which is a livebearer - laid eggs?

My platy was showing all the signs of being pregnant, so we had it checked and she was. But when it came to the day, she had eggs in a sack and it took two days for them to come out completely. ...
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Why do the mother German shepherd eats her newborn puppies?

I have a German shepherd pair. Female gave birth to 5 puppies very first time. But she ate 3 of her puppies and killed the other 2. Why did she eat her puppies? What should i do next time she gives ...
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Do cats having a baby seek refuge in other homes if they're abandoned by their owners?

I had a cat come to my house. I knew nothing about cats at that time. After an hour or two, she started having kittens. It's been about two days since then and I am not able to find her owner. I ...
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How do I tell if my goldfish is pregnant?

I'm new to keeping fish. I picked up 3 comet goldfish a couple of months ago. They've been living in the same tank and one is getting bigger, way bigger than the other 2. Is it pregnant? How can I ...
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What to feed an underweight, heavily pregnant young horse?

We're getting our girl at end of next week, at which time she will be 8.5 months pregnant. She's a 3yo standardbred 14 3hh. She's currently on oaten hay - there's no grazing. I'll be moving her to an ...
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What wormers are safe for pregnant mares?

I have purchased a pregnant mare - she has 3 months to go. I'm wondering what wormers are safe to use in pregnancy. I will also check with my equine vet. Picture for the interested. I haven't received ...
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How often should I feed a pregnant cat?

A stray cat adopted us a few months back. Initially, we thought it was a boy but then discovered that it's a girl and expecting kittens. I have never had a cat before and I am learning on the go ...
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Is my guppy pregnant......? How do I know how far she is? [duplicate]

I can’t tell if my guppy is pregnant. She keeps floating in one spot and rolling around on the rocks in the tank. She’s also trying to attack the other 2 fish in the tank and her 3 one month old ...
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How to know if my pet emperor scorpion is pregnant?

I bought a female Emperor Scorpion. I have heard that they have long gestation periods and are often pregnant when bought. How can I find out if my scorpion is pregnant?
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Palty pregnant fish [duplicate]

Been reading through everything and every site I could find my female platy looks huge now think she it pregnant as when I purchased the fish I had bought 3 that where already pregnant according to ...
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Is this normal for a pregnant guppy, is it a sign she is going to give birth soon?

My pregnant guppy is pooping yellow, then black, then yellow poo; is this normal? Is it a sign she is going to give birth soon?
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At what age is it best for a cat to have the first litter of kittens

At what age: is it best for a cat to get her first litter of kittens? is a female cat fully physicaly developed so she can have kittens in the safest way for the mother and kittens? is a female cat ...
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Is my guppy pregnant!? I hope so! [duplicate]

is my guppy pregnant? I'm not sure:
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How can I tell the difference between a pregnant or overweight cat?

I'm taking care of this cat, and I don't have a great deal of experience with animals. My friend told me the cat was overweight when we first got her, but I've noticed she has quite a pronounced belly ...
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How do I get my mickey mouse platy back into labor?

How can I get my mickey mouse platy to start birthing the young again? She had given birth to three - I wanna say - preemies because an egg was laying at the bottom of our breeder tank that I had her ...
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Can rabbits make babies when separated by a single wire cage wall?

I have heard several people say that their female rabbit got pregnant while physically separated from the buck by a wire cage. I have heard it from multiple people, over a span of years. In all cases ...