We often talk about how important it is to spay/neuter both stray dogs and your own. So now we will give you some good reasons to spay/neuter your cat.

Just as in the case whit dogs spay/neutering is the most effective way to control the population of homeless cats. Here are some facts provided by Cats Protection, a leading UK NGO that helps about 193 000 cats annually.

Also spaying and neutering has a number of benefits for your domestic cat’s health. Some more info from VetInfo.com:

Health Benefits of Spaying and Neutering

Spaying a female cat provides the following health benefits:

  • Decreased risk of mammary gland tumors
  • Decreased risk of ovarian cancer
  • Decreased risk of uterine cancer
  • Decreased risk of pyometria (uterine infection following birth of kittens)
  • Three to five years longer life span

Neutering a male cat provides the following health benefits:

  • Decreased risk of prostate disease
  • Decreased risk of prostate cancer
  • Risk of testicular cancer eliminated
  • Three to five years longer life spa

20 October 2011 | Library, Uncategorized

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