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What age does a male cat become sexually active

Male cats are usually sexually mature at around 4 to 5 months of age.

What are the advantages of neutering?

Neutering helps prevent the development of behavioural problems such as spraying, roaming, resource guarding and aggression.

It also reduces the risk of cancer and other diseases.

What is the difference between spaying and neutering?

Spaying is the surgical removal of the ovaries and uterus but not the uterus. The ovaries are removed to prevent the development of female hormones. Neutering is the surgical removal of both the ovaries and the uterus.

How much does neutering cost?

An initial surgery and blood test costs $100. The neutering costs $35 and the subsequent neutering costs $35.

What are the advantages of spaying and neutering?

It is good for the cat, the cat's owner and the cat's next owner. There are no disadvantages except the cost.

What are the causes of urinary tract disorders?

Urinary tract disorders include:

Urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI, is a common medical condition in cats.

is a common medical condition in cats. Crying


Straining to urinate


Prostate enlargement

Urinary tract stones

Which cats can take flea and tick treatments?

Most cats can take flea and tick treatments. However, certain cats have a higher risk of side effects. Tell your veterinarian if your cat is:

Having flea and tick treatments

Having a flea infestation

Having a tick infestation

Having a flea allergy

Having a tick allergy

What are the types of flea and tick treatments?

There are many treatments available. Most treatments are applied to the animal's skin. Some treatments are applied to the animal's bedding.

There are also products that are applied to the animal's fur or hair. There are also products that are applied to the animal's environment.

What are the most common flea and tick treatments?

On top of the flea and tick treatments, there are also flea and tick collars, flea and tick shampoos and flea and tick powders.

What are the advantages of using flea and tick products?

Flea and tick products can effectively kill fleas and ticks.

They are safe and inexpensive.

They are highly effective.

They are often convenient.

They are easy to use.

What are the disadvantages of using flea and tick products?

There are some disadvantages to using flea and tick products:

Fleas and ticks can develop resistance to the products.

Some fleas and ticks can be resistant to products.

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