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