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Hi Deb. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Bubbles. Do you physically see some blood around her vulva region? Has she been eating and drinking well? Is she looking like she's put on weight? Has she been urinating more frequently?
She sounds like she's a bit aggravated at this time. Could the blood that you're seeing be due to her being pregnant? Could it be there because of an injury in that region? Could it be there due to a urinary tract infection / issue? These are the big areas of concern that come up with blood being found in that region. With her being that altered in her behavior, the best thing you could do is to have your vet check her over. They can evaluate her and determine which of the ones above are going on. If she is pregnant, could it be a complication going on with it? Her being that anti-social to the others could be due to her feeling under the weather or from discomfort. It is good that she's eating ok as if she wasn't, things would be up a step in concern.
I'm very sorry in my delay with getting back to you. I had an emergency pull me away. How is Bubbles doing at this time? Sometimes they can be in pain and it causes a personality change with them being more agitated / aggravated to the other housemates. With her taking to the kitten as much as she is, could it be maternal instinct kicking in from a pregnancy? I can't say that it happens a lot like that. Usually when a pregnancy is there and they are in labor, they are visibly pretty obvious as they are pregnant. If you don't see some pretty obvious abdominal enlargement, it would seem less likely that she's pregnant. Not to many queens have singleton or two or three kitten litters that allows them to hide a pregnancy easier. Not that it can't happen, but with most more slender cats, it is pretty obvious when they are pregnant at the time they are having labor. I again apologize for my delay and would like to hear how things are going with her.
Hi. Having a large litter of kittens shouldn't cause future breeding / getting pregnant issues. The uterus itself should have returned to normal. The ovaries and her cycling wouldn't have been affected by the large litter. She may not be getting pregnant as there are conformation issues now with the lower vaginal area, but this is not likely. The other big suspicion would be the male itself as far as his ability to sire a litter. Could he now be having sperm issues? With Bubbles, can she get pregnant? She may not be the most fertile female and have settling / pregnancy issues. Could she just not have good follicle development and release of eggs? Could she just not have good matings? Could she just not get pregnant? The best thing you could do to help her get pregnant is to have her checked over by your vet to determine if there are physical issues at hand. The other thing is to consider a semen evaluation on the male to see if his sperm is looking good.
If the male has mated another female in amongst all this and it was successful, then that makes it less likely that he's the problem here. Not that it totally rules him out, but way, way less likely him being the issue.