neutering

Do private practice veterinarians desex cats later than shelters and if so why?

I have just been informed by the authors of a study on the impacts of pet cats on Australian wildlife…

2 months ago

Man tried to do a DIY cat castration

Do you become as enraged as I do by stories like this? This is the extraordinary story of an unqualified…

8 months ago

Picture of volunteers helping to wake up cats at a low-cost spay neuter clinic

This is a charming photograph of volunteers helping to wake up cats and a low-cost spay neuter clinic organised by…

11 months ago

Extraordinary photograph of cat shelter with no cats – success!

CBC reports that Lincoln County Humane Society has nothing but empty cages at it shelter on Fourth Avenue in St…

1 year ago

The Yin and Yang of Feline Testes

Perhaps I'm being a bit naughty and disrespectful but the image did catch my eye and I couldn't resist publishing…

2 years ago

Are intact cats better hunters?

This is a follow up to Elisa's article about a man who kept his cats intact (i.e. not neutered or…

2 years ago

Arguing Against Surgical Removal Of Ovaries Or Testes

A visitor has cogently argued against the convention of removing the ovaries or testes (spaying and neutering) on the basis…

2 years ago

Does neutering cats stunt growth?

Neutering male cats does not stunt their growth. This is made clear in a number of reference works that I…

2 years ago

What percentage of cats in the UK are neutered?

In 2012, 86% of cats were spayed and neutered in the UK (RSPCA). In 2017, 90% of cats were spayed…

3 years ago

Neutering my male cat did not change him at all

When I say, in the title, that neutering did not change my male cat at all I mean in terms…

3 years ago