Q. After a pregnant spay at 6 wks, foster calico-torty has become much more aggressive. She also still has 2 slightly engorged mams, though not tender.

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A. That may be a sign of pain related to the recent spay. Check with your veterinarian if the wound has healed properly. Mammary gland tissue may take a while before getting back to normal size, but signs of mastitis may need to be checked as well and potentially treated (in that case antibiotics may be needed).

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