How are cats sterilized?
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With the question of the sterilization of cats, their owners turn to veterinarians very often. The reasons for the sterilization and castration of cats is enough. Home - this is the tendency to multiplicity. The Cat Protection League (England) reports that in five years the unsterilized cat and subsequent descendants would be able to increase the number of their descendants by 20 thousand. Not every owner of a beloved animal is eager to engage in the device of the kittens of his cat in good hands. That is why many pet owners think about how to sterilize cats. That is what we will talk about.
- Sterilization of a cat is an operation to remove its ovaries (genitals), but without removing the uterus.
- Castration of a cat is an operation to remove all organs of reproduction (ovaries and uterus).
Causes of cat sterilization
Cats reach puberty in different ways. The first sign of hunting in some cats begins to appear as early as six months, but in most cases from 7-8 months, maybe later.At this point, the owner of the cat will immediately increase the hassle and headache. "Murk", "meowing", and often frank cries of a cat, which such a cry asks for a cat, bothers. It should be noted that while the cat will not give the owners a rest. Also, the cat can just run away from home, but you should not punish her for it. In order to avoid such problems, they do sterilization. Also, sterilization of a cat at an early age will greatly reduce the risk of developing a breast tumor. In addition, sterilized cats live longer.
We found out the most important reasons for the recommended sterilization of the cat. Therefore, if you are not a cat razvodchik and do not want to contain cat offspring, then we recommend that you seriously think about its sterilization. Weigh all the pros and cons, and if a positive decision is taken, contact your veterinarian to arrange an operation.
On the Internet, you can watch how cats are sterilized; veterinary sites provide videos with operations. After this operation in cats, estrus and ovulation cease completely. The hunting instinct is not lost, but the animal will become more calm, it is a fact.The operation does not last long, the recovery period is one to two weeks. A good pet age for castration is about a year old.
Where to do the operation?
The best option is a veterinary clinic. The operation is simple, but still approach it seriously. It should not be forgotten that each cat can individually respond to the injection of anesthesia.