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What age to get cat neutered

Cats should be neutered as early as possible to reduce the risk of unwanted litters.

How much does it cost?

The cost is approximately $55 for the neutering of a kitten and $115 for a male cat.

How long does the process last?

The process takes approximately 10 minutes.

How is the procedure done?

The procedure is usually done by injection.

How long is the recovery time?

The recovery time is approximately 24 hours.

How do my pet and I feel after neutering?

After the procedure, your pet will have a mild pain, but should recover quickly.

What should I do after neutering my pet?

Your pet should be kept indoors for 24 hours after the procedure.

What are the post-operative instructions?

What should I do for the first 24 hours after the procedure?

Your pet should be kept indoors.

What should I do for the first week after the procedure?

What should I do for the first 14 days after the procedure?

What should I do for the first 7 days after the procedure?

What are the long-term effects of neutering?

Neutering will have no long term effects on your pet.

What can I do to reduce post-procedure pain?

Your pet should be kept indoors for the first 24 hours after the procedure.

Can my pet go outside after the procedure?

Is there any medication to take before the procedure?

No medication is needed before the procedure.

What is the cost of treating my pet?

The cost varies depending on the health of your pet and the number of services performed.

How long does it take to get my pet back home?

Your pet will be able to go home after the procedure.

What should I feed my pet?

Your pet should be fed a low-fat, high-protein diet for one week.

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Male cat neutering, otherwise known as sterilisation, "fixing", desexing, castration (castrating) or by its correct veterinary name: orchiectomy (also termed gonadectomy), is the surgical removal of a male cat's testicles for the purposes of feline population control, medical health benefit, genetic-disease control and behavioral modification. Considered to be a basic component of responsiblecat ownership, the neutering of male cats is a simple and common surgical procedure that is performed by most veterinary clinics all over the world. Read more

I would definitely get them neutered by 6 months, but I'm sure they wouldn't get pregnant anyway because it'll be autumn/winter by the time they're old enough. I've never had a cat come into heat before 7-8 months. But I don't want tom cats around either (there's an especially aggressive one around sometimes). Read more

We require that only one cat is in each trap and that food has been removed by midnight the night before surgery. If a cat is deemed friendly by our staff, the price will be adjusted to the regular spay/neuter price. Watch our post-operative video for helpful information on what to expect after surgery and learn how to best care for your cat. Read more

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