Question: Do Pregnant Cats Become Aggressive?

Why is my cat aggressive all of a sudden?

Fear-Inducing Situations Cats may become aggressive when they are afraid and don’t feel like they have a way to get out of the situation.

If something startles a cat, like a loud noise or sudden movement, the kitty might attack the closest person or pet in an attempt to defend himself..

Why is my pregnant cat attacking me?

Maternal aggression occurs when a queen (female cat) becomes especially aggressive. Her aggression is meant to protect her kittens and can be directed at humans, other animals, or other cats that come between a queen and her new litter of kittens.

How do cats act when they are pregnant?

Your pregnant cat may act more maternal, meaning that she purrs more and seeks extra fuss and attention from you. Some vet practices can diagnose cat pregnancy using ultrasound, sometimes as early as 15 days into her term.

Should you stay away from cats when pregnant?

You do not need to stay away from cats while you’re pregnant. However, it’s best that you don’t change cat litter. Cat poo can carry a parasite that causes an infection called toxoplasmosis. Some birds and other animals, as well as some raw, undercooked or cured meats, can also carry the parasite.