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What age can you spay a cat

You can spay/neuter a female cat of any age. If your cat is not already spayed or neutered, we can help you get her fixed.

How much does it cost?

It is usually very cost effective to spay or neuter your cat. Some veterinary clinics offer discounts for spayed/neutered cats, but not all do. For more information about prices, please call the clinic you wish to use.

Do you recommend home health care for my cat?

We do not recommend home health care for cats. We recommend that the cat be seen by a veterinarian. If it is difficult to get your cat in to see the veterinarian, we can help you find a home health care provider in your area.

What are the benefits of spaying or neutering a cat?

Advantages of Spaying

There are many benefits to spaying your cat. She will no longer have to be vaccinated against rabies.

It will eliminate the chance of your cat becoming pregnant, which can be dangerous for her health and for the health of her kittens.

If you want to breed your cat you should spay her before she has cats.

If you want to breed your cat, you should spay her before she has kittens.

It will reduce your cat's health risks from uterine infections, mammary tumors, anemia, and pyometra (fever of the uterus).

It will reduce your cat's risks of reproductive cancers (uterus, cervix, ovaries) and breast cancer.

The benefits of neutering include:

It will decrease your cat's tendency to roam and wander.

It will reduce your cat's tendency to mark, bite, and spray.

It will decrease your cat's tendency to fight.

How do I find a veterinarian to spay or neuter my cat?

The best way to find a veterinarian is to call your local vet clinic. They should be able to give you their address and phone number. The phone number may be in the "What We Do" section of this web site.

If you are not able to find the name of your local vet clinic, you can call your local Humane Society. They should be able to give you the name of a veterinary clinic in your area.

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