Do cats have periods?

Do cats have periods?

Female cats which haven’t been spayed do have periods but not like humans. They’re lucky that they don’t bleed, instead they have heat cycles which are also called “Estrus”. Estrus or Heat Cycle start coming once the female cat is ready for reproducing. The maturity age for reproducing varies, some cats can start having heat cycle at the age of 6 months where as some don’t get it until they are 10 months old.

Do cats have periods?
Once the heat cycle starts, the cat will start rolling on the floor and her behavior will change. We have already discussed about this in a different article “How Long Do Cats Stay in Heat
If your cat is bleeding from the vagina area, call your veterinarian ASAP. She might have had a miscarriage or something else might be wrong with the cat.

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