At what age do cats go into heat?

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Coping with a cat in heat is an experience most cat owners would sooner do without. If you plan on having your cat spayed and are just waiting until she's old enough, you may want to adjust that timetable. Your sweet, leggy kitten could be in hormonal turmoil well before she hits the 6-month mark. Here's how you'll know when she's in heat.

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