Q: My cat seems to be in heat, she is doing the noises, rubbing up against things and being quite friendly.
She went outside yesterday and was gone for about 6 hours - a record for her. When I found her she was under a car hanging out with another cat, I am not sure if that cat was male or female.
My question is this, if she mated with that cat - would she still be doing the signs of a cat in heat or would that have stopped after mating? If she did mate, how long will it be before I know if she is pregnant? Can she be spayed when she is pregnant? And will that cause any harm to the unborn kittens?
A: Read my replies to this multi-part FAQ