• There comes a time every year when cats start to feel the “heat!” It’s called kitten season, the months-long period when an unspayed female kitty goes into heat. That means she is most open to mating, getting pregnant and giving birth. Cats are very fertile, so they can have multiple litters of an average of three to five kittens each kitten season. That’s a lot of babies!

    Here’s the troubling truth: Kitten season is a stressful and dangerous time for cats—and it can even be deadly. Do you know why? Take our quiz to find out because compassionate advocates like you are the key to ‘beat the heat!”

    Test your kitten season knowledge and then get ready to protect cats and kittens! Let’s get started: