cat neutering

Why do veterinarians sterilize cats with a gonadectomy rather than a tubal ligation or a vasectomy?

Vets in American nearly always sterilize female and male cats with a procedure called a gonadectomy. This operation is more…

1 week ago

What’s up with cat humping, anyway?

I have brazenly lifted the title to this post from the Catster.com website. The title interested me. I thought how…

1 month ago

Spaying and neutering is ethical while declawing is not

Sometimes I see the argument that cat declawing is no different from de-sexing; the spaying and neutering of cats. They…

2 months ago

Has coronavirus slowed down the spaying and neutering of feral cats in America?

I guess were not going to know the true effect that the coronavirus pandemic has had on feral cat population…

2 months ago

We need to interview people who fail to sterilise their cats

Pretty well daily we read stories of people who have gotten in over their heads in caring for cats because…

3 months ago

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…

3 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…

10 months ago

This is someone’s tame cat who occasionally shows up at one of my colonies I feed every morning

A Reader's Forum story by Barbara Posted April 26, 2019 THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MALE CATS ARE NOT NEUTERED!!!!!…

1 year ago

Does feral cat ear-tipping need clearer guidelines and higher standards?

While browsing the internet I noticed this photograph by Nancy Simmons of an ear-tipped cat. I'll guess and say that…

1 year ago

Near 100% spaying and neutering of domestic cats would put back cat domestication

Introduction: the spaying and neutering of cats is a good thing for obvious reasons. This article is not against spaying…

1 year ago