What does it mean when a cat is in heat?

Cat heat is something that happens to females as part of the reproductive cycle. They go into heat as a way to attract males. It is a hormonal change in the cat that cause different behavior, and it can often be very annoying for owners.


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Basically, your cat will be very anxious to mate, and it will be producing pheromones that will cause any male cats around to change their behavior as well. It can be very, very irritating, as female cats in heat will thrash around, engage in cat spraying on the furniture, and generally make lots of noise and commotion.

Other Questions:

1) Why are female cats in heat?

2) When do cats go in heat?

3) How long are cats in heat?

4) What are the symptoms of a cat in heat?

5) What do you do when your cat is in heat?

6) Can a male cat be in heat?

7) Can a spayed cat be in heat?

8) Is spaying a cat in heat possible?

9) What age do cats go in heat?

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