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My cat had 5 kittens a few days ago. 3 on the 12th, one the

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My cat had 5 kittens a few days ago. 3 on the 12th, one the next day, and one more the next. I've noticed a slight odor from odor, and today witnessed a thick, Dark red discharge. Is this the normal after birth discharge, or does she have a possible infection?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations cats can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Solstice
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Solstice?
Customer: This is her 3rd litter. She is eating, drinking, and voiding fine, has no fever, and has not stopped nursing or mothering the new kittens.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Jennifer Van Noy replied 6 months ago.
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mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}Hello,I'm Dr. Jenn and I'm a licensed veterinarian with 18 years of experience. I'm here to help with your question about Solstice. I'm so sorry you're having this problem, but glad you're looking for the information you need. You may join the conversation at any time by typing in what you want to say then clicking REPLY or SEND. Then we can chat back and forth until you're satisfied with the information I've provided. I'll do my best to earn your good rating, because that's the only way I receive any compensation for helping you.In order to help me help you better, I'll need a little more information. To start with, please tell me: You mention she doesn't have a fever. What is Solstice's temperature?What breed of cat is she?How old is she?How are all of the kittens doing? I'll be standing by and awaiting your reply. Thank you for using our website.