Cats Protection strongly recommend the neutering of male and female cats. However, it is important to note that the vet responsible for your cat will specify when they are prepared to carry out the neutering operation (from four months of age). Your vet will consider each case on its own merits.
Listed below are some important reasons why you should get your cat or kitten neutered:
Good reasons to neuter your female cat
To stop her having unwanted kittens and the problems of finding forever homes for themTo stop her calling and wailing every time she comes into seasonTo stop attracting tomcats and their smell to your houseTo prevent related health problems, i.e. womb infection, mammary tumoursGood reasons to neuter your male catTo stop him roaming away from home and fathering unwanted kittensTo stop him spraying in and around your house and making it smellyTo avoid annoying the neighbours by fighting and smellingTo prevent related health problems, i.e. Feline Aids or Leukaemia Virus.
Neutering vouchers are available to the value of...
If you live within these postcode areas: Cheltenham GL50, GL51, GL52, GL53, GL54 4** and Tewkesbury GL20, and fall into one of the following categories: Student, Pensioner, Low Income, Receipt of Benefits, you will be eligible for our voucher scheme.What do I do now?
£40 for females and £25 for males
You will need to provide our neutering officer with the following information:
- Name, age and sex of cat
- Owner's name and address, including postcode
- Name, address and postcode of your vet (the voucher will be sent to your vet)
- Category of eligibility
- Date when you hope to take your cat to the vet
Contact details for our neutering officer:
Telephone: 0345 371 2730