How long is a house cat's...
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How long is a house cat’s gestation period, and how long do cats stay in heat?
A cat’s gestation period is 60 to 68 days, with a 63-day average. A female cat will stay in heat for 9 to 10 days in the absence of a male cat, 3 to 4 days if she has mated.