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cat: can there be several fathers??

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my cat had a litter of five kittens, all different colors . can there be several fathers??
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 9 years ago.
Hi Glogen,

A cat can have many different fathers to a litter of kittens. In fact, each kitten can have a different father. Coat color though is a genetic issue and the grandparents as well as the parents coat color may have an impact on the kitten's coat color.

I hope this information is helpful to you.

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