Neutering

One of the main aims of Cats Protection is to support and encourage the neutering of cats. It is the only effective way to reduce the unwanted cats in the UK.  Did you know .....Your cat may breed from 4 months of age? A female can come into heat every 2 - 3 weeks and may have up to 18 kittens a year - all whilst still being a kitten themselves! Cats do not need 'just one litter' before being spayed. Cats will mate with their brothers, sisters and parents. It is kinder to neuter and there are health benefits too.

At this branch,  we can provide help to qualifying low-income households and for those in receipt of some benefits. The areas covered by this branch are BL1-BL9 and M26 and M45.

For other areas, please check out  https://www.cats.org.uk/find-us

The value of the vouchers we provide are:-

£25 for a male cat
£40 for a female cat

This value covers part payment of neutering only and you will need to check with the vet how much you will need to pay yourself. No other veterinary treatment is covered. 

Please note that we are unable to provide vouchers to other rescues or for cats adopted from other rescues. Cats should be neutered by the rescue homing them, so please check with them. 

If you wish to apply for a voucher, please follow the instructions below.

Send a new email to neutering@bolton.cats.org.uk with the following information:

Your Name:

Address:

Post Code:

Telephone Number:

Income/Benefit:

Origin of cat: (eg CP cat, privately bought, bred by you, another charity etc)
 
Cat name:                            Male/Female:                               Age:

Please use one line each for each cat if more than one cat.


Once we receive this information, you will be contacted by 'phone to discuss your request. We work with a number of vets across our area and the voucher will be sent to the vet agreed with you.

There is currently a 2 week lead time for the provision of vouchers and there may be a further wait for a vet appointment.  We recommend that your cat is kept indoors and away from opposite sex cats until neutering has taken place.




We never ask a vet to put a healthy cat to sleep.