Decisions about vaccinations should be based on current knowledge about vaccines and the cat’s age, lifestyle, and health status. Doesn’t everyone get their cats spayed and neutered? There are millions of healthy cats and kittens put to death each year in U. Some people don’t know this, or they don’t recognize this is related to themselves or their cats. Some people believe it’s more fair to allow the cat to mate «just this once» — or they think a female cat’s pregnancy and kittens will be sweet or educational for their human children. Spaying reduces her frantic interest in the outdoors and reduces the chances that she’ll wander far. Unaltered cats have urges that make them irritable and anxious.
Neutering a male reduces his risk from numerous health problems. Post the flyers in supermarkets and other public places where flyers are accepted. Distribute flyers to households in your neighborhood, especially those with new or unaltered pets. Plus, young kittens bounce back faster from the procedures than older kittens or cats. Due to traditions in some vet schools, some veterinarians are not familiar with the procedure or have no experience performing the surgery on younger kittens. Also, the procedure requires the safer and more expensive inhalant anesthetics such as isoflorane.
The Case for Early Neutering» by veterinarians Alicia Faggella, Patricia Olson, and Mark Bloomberg, which has been endorsed by the American Veterinary Medical Association, among others. To learn more about the video or if you are a veterinarian wishing to discuss it, write Dr. Mackie at 450 Arcadia Drive, San Pedro, CA 90731. Friends of Animals will send you an order form and a directory of participating veterinarians nationwide. You pay Friends of Animals for a certificate which you then take to the vet. Veterinarians are invited to call for information about participating. North Shore Animal League Intl.
Private veterinarians, community programs, and special clinics participate nationwide. USA’s packet of materials to distribute to local vets and organizations. For feral and stray cats. Open six days a week, but call for information first. Pet cats and feral cats. No appointments necessary for ferals. Need to be refered by AAWL, humane society, or Pet Pride.
For feral and pet cats. Animal Crusaders of Arizona, Inc. Also low cost vaccination clinics held twice a month. As long as the humane association has funds available, they offer vouchers for local pets to be spayed or neutered. Pick up an application at the Polk County Library, 410 8th Street, Mena AR and follow the instructions on the form. This program depends on donations and grants to operate, so at times, funds may run out. Note that this voucher is only for pet cats and dogs and no ear cropping, tail docking, or declawing may be done at the time the voucher is used for spay or neuter.
Call during business hours for information. Provides low cost s-n for pets of people who have proof of low income. After application is approved, you can call for an appointment. Return to Love That Cat Store cat furniture main page. Denver and northern Colorado areas. Mobile van offers low cost s-n for any Connecticut cat.
MD, PA, DE and NJ. Financial assistance for spaying female cats only. Mobile van that visits about 16 locations in Atlanta and surrounding counties. Help support our ongoing work on this directory by linking to our cat furniture pages. Helps pets of people with financial need. Low cost spay-neuter program for cats and dogs in the Savannah area. Return to Love That Cat Store main page. For ferals and pet cats. For pets of local residents with financial need. Discounts for residents of Latah or Whitmany county. Proof of financial need is required. FACE stands for Foundation Against Companion Animal Euthanasia.