Why is my female cat in heat?

Female cats go into heat as a way to attract mates. They go through periodic reproductive cycles, and when a female is in this condition it will want to mate extremely badly, often doing anything it can to get outside and attract a male. A cat's reproductive system is different from people's, and they generally only attempt to mate frequently during "breeding season" which is whenever it is warmer. This can vary dramatically based on where you live and what the climate is like, or even based on the temperature of your house, which can trick the cat's system.

   

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Other Questions About Heat:

1) What is cat heat?

2) Why are female cats in heat?

3) When do cats go in heat?

4) How long are cats in heat?

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

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

7) Can a male cat be in heat?

8) Can a spayed cat be in heat?

9) Is spaying a cat in heat possible?

10) What age do cats go in heat?

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