When Should I Spay Or Neuter My Cat?

If you are not in the business of raising cats that are purebred, then you should have your cats and kittens spayed (female) or neutered (male). Making the decision to have your pet cats spayed or neutered can help put a stop to the problem of cat overpopulation. Experts recommend that kittens be spayed or neutered once they reach puberty or sexual maturity, which is usually when they are between 4-6 months old. However, pet owners should know that cats can be fixed or sterilized at any age. There are many important reasons to spay or neuter cats.It helps curb the number of stray and feral cat overpopulation, prevent certain health issues and prolong the life expectancy of cats, and prevent display of distinct hormone-fueled behaviors. Female cats that are intact can go into heat and become noisy and restless when trying to attract a potential mate. On the other hand, intact male cats also display many behavior problems like spray marking, roaming and aggressive tendencies. Your veterinarian services Frisco, TX is an important source of information when it comes to issues about spaying and neutering of pets.


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