How many kittens can one female cat produce?


Around the Internet there is a variety of estimates and/or guesses about how many kittens can result from one unaltered pair of cats in a period of 7 years, ranging from a few hundred to over 400,000. The calculator below enables you to alter the numerical assumptions and follow the calculation of the estimated size of the population.


The Population Size table below will be updated automatically whenever you change an assumption or when you click the Update button below.

Basic assumptions:

Numerical assumptions:


The population is calculated as follows:

Population Size

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