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Hello my Cat just gave birth to a dead kitten yesterday but had stopped her labor and she still has kittens inside her.

My cat is pretty much a fat one before she got pregnant. so we don't know exactly when she got pregnant but as I recall she had her period at least 1-2 weeks before she started showing signs of her pregnancy. so I'm guessing it's still too early for her to be in labor. anyway, last Wednesday (afternoon) May 22,2013 I found my cat lying down with a dead kitten's head sticking out of her. she wasn't purring or making any kind of sound she just sat there in a corner, she wasn't making any effort to push out the dead kitten inside her, we had no choice but to pull it off otherwise she might die. after doing so she just sat there quietly and stood quietly in her box. until now she hasn't gave birth to the rest. problem is she is not eating just sipping little water and sleeps a lot. I don't have money for a vet and I am very very worried. additional details now she is just sleeping and not eating but she does move around in one place to another.

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It's too bad you don't have money for the vet. Let me explain what will happen if she doesn't go to the vet: the kittens inside her will die. They will start to rot, and your cat will die because she will be literally poisoned by the kittens decomposing in her womb. So your options are to take her to the vet or let her die an agonizing death.

This happens frequently in the animal kingdom, and you are not exempt from it. There is no home remedy to fix this. She HAS to go to the vet, and they can spay her in the process of getting the other kittens out.

A vet will figure out a payment plan for you, but if you refuse to pay for a vet then you need to take her to a shelter who will find a vet for her. This is the harsh reality of the situation. Refusing to take her to the vet is resigning her to a few days of incredible suffering and then a painful death. And it will be on your hands.

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You are so wrong in your diagnosis.
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Funny, I've seen it happen, to cats, dogs, and cows. People think "things will happen on their own" and just let it go. They think, eh I don't have money for the vet so I'm not going to get my cat fixed, and OMG now my cat has a litter and I still can't afford a vet! It's heartless and ignorant.

You could not possibly "diagnose" over the internet, the best you can do is give a little advice. We don't know the full situation here. The OP said 2 weeks pregnant, but kittens are NOT DEVELOPED at two weeks of pregnancy. If the kittens are developed enough to be "aborted" and not reabsorbed, and large enough that the OP saw them and was able to remove one then it could very well be time for the cat to go into labor. Add to that the cats lethargy and that it did not make an effort to remove the dead kitten tells me that something is going wrong. An animal does not usually give up and lie there, a healthy animal will at least make an effort.
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So I would rather tell them to get to a vet and warn them of the possible consequences, then tell them everything is okey dokey and then they neglect their cat and it dies.
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Vet ASAP

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If she is having a difficult birth ..you have no choice but to at least call the vet. If this cat is in distress .. she needs help. Sooner rather than later. Birthing can kill her if she is not able to birth on her own. Having trouble delivering can cause her to suffer unspeakable torment for days .. Please Please Please .. get her some help.

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The best thing to do is to find means of getting the cat to the vet. She may have developed complications during her pregnancy. The vet is in a better position to help.

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humane society

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You H A V E to go to the vet. Otherwise, the kittens inside her will die:( that wouldn't be very good. And if the kittens die, your cat does dies. I might as well raise enough money, or ask help!! I would go to a vet to ask for advise ASAP. It breaks my heart to hear this, so please go to the vet for your cats sake and talk to a doctor.

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Every answer you have received is absolutely wrong. An animal will sometimes abort a dead fetus before the delivery of the rest of the babies. I have seen this first hand, a few times , in my many years of raising livestock.

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My grandfather used to say the same thing.
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Sounds like a very wise man. I've seen it with the sheep. A ewe once had a stillborn and a week later delivered a healthy set of twins.
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That he was Hondo.He had told me many such stories.
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call the vet and the vet will help with your payment they will help with the problems

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