Reproductive capacity of free-roaming domestic cats and kitten survival rate.

  title={Reproductive capacity of free-roaming domestic cats and kitten survival rate.},
  author={F. Nutter and J. Levine and M. Stoskopf},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={225 9},
  • F. Nutter, J. Levine, M. Stoskopf
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • OBJECTIVE To determine reproductive capacity of naturally breeding free-roaming domestic cats and kitten survival rate. DESIGN Prospective cohort and retrospective cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 2,332 female cats brought to a trap-neuter-return clinic for neutering and 71 female cats and 171 kittens comprising 50 litters from a cohort study of feral cats in managed colonies. PROCEDURE Data collected for all cats included pregnancy, lactation, and estrus status and number of fetuses for… CONTINUE READING
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