spaying and 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

Why is San Antonio’s free spay and neutering clinic still shut down?

NEWS AND OPINION: the online news media (KSAT) tell me that the outdoor cat population in San Antonio, Texas, USA…

3 weeks 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…

1 month ago

RSPCA South Australia say that cat management policies by councils are totally ineffective

On my reading of the situation, RSPCA South Australia, are struggling to obtain the agreement of the federal government to…

2 months ago

Do spayed cats go into heat and have the urge to mate?

No, properly spayed cats do not go into heat and do not have the urge to mate. The surgery is…

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

He had one “male” cat and in 21 weeks he had 17

This anonymous guy had what he thought was one male cat named Oscar. Oscar was unneutered and pregnant. She gave…

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

Divorce Over Cats

Today, Google tells me that divorce can be over such things as Covid-19, cheating, coffee, cats, cigarettes, chores, chewing tobacco,…

4 months ago

Picture of ear tattoo signifying cat has been spayed or neutered

This is a nice picture of the inside of a black cat's ear flap showing a tattoo of what appears…

5 months ago