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Neutering

Neutering

Neutering is a very important part of the work done by the Derby and District branch.

Low cost neutering vouchers

The Derby and District Branch of Cats Protection offers low cost neutering vouchers to members of the public who are on a low income. The vouchers cost cat owners £10 for each cat. They are available to anyone in receipt of state or council benefit or family tax credit.

Vouchers can be obtained from either of the branch's charity shops at 31 The Wardwick, Derby or Institute Buildings, North End, Wirksworth. All owners need to do is pop into either of the charity shops and bring proof of benefits with them (not their cat!).

The Branch wants to remind owners who have not yet had their pet neutered that they are putting them at risk, not only of producing unwanted litters of kittens, but of contracting deadly feline viruses such as FIV, FELV etc. which are spread by mating and fighting. All cats can be neutered from 5 months old and there is no veterinary medical evidence to suggest that it is beneficial to a female cat to have just one litter before being spayed.

We no longer hold neutering voucher issue days. Vouchers may be obtained at any time from our shop at 31 The Wardwick, Derby, or by 'phoning our Cat-Line on 01332-206956 for details about how to claim one of these vouchers by post.