I’ve been raised around pregnant cats but they were always at Granny’s house. I have one of my own and she’s pregnant. She’s young and this is her first litter. I don’t feel like researching or calling a vet when I know people online won’t try to talk me into ‘important pre natal cat purchases’. How do I take care of her until birth?
The most important thing is to make sure she has a good quality food.
Also make sure to have a large box (cardboard is fine) set up with blankets or towels inside for her to have the babies in. Put it in a quiet corner of the house preferably in a room where she spends a lot of time. The female may chose another area to have the babies but at least this gives her a good option and you may need to move the kittens after they are born depending on where they are born i just had 2 of my females give birth one in my dresser drawer that i accidently left open and the other in my sons bed so i had to move both litters before they were even 12 hrs old. This is not recommended but is fine as long as the female is very comfortable and trusting with you and shows no signs of stress after the move and continues to care for the kittens. You may want to have thread and scissors on hand if you are there for the birth as well as a few extra clean towels as the mother may not know what to do at first but it is doubtful they will actually be needed. If there is a stillborn kitten which happens sometimes i would remove it as soon as you get a chance to. You may try to revive it by rubbing it vigorously with a towel if this doesn't work it was probably dead before she went into labor which sometimes happens. Well i hope this has helped you out some.