Neutering information

Neutering a cat is a simple procedure performed under general anaesthetic from around 4 months old. 

There are many health benefits to having your cat neutered as early as possible and contrary to popular belief it is NOT better to allow your cat to have a litter of kittens before the procedure. 

Neutering a cat is a simple procedure performed under general anaesthetic from around 4 months old.

There are many health benefits to having your cat neutered as early as possible and contrary to popular belief it is NOT better to allow your cat to have a litter of kittens first!

Being neutered early on can help the cat and the owner bond more due to the cat not being distracted by its hormones
 For example, it has been known that cats that were born feral can be more welcoming to humans after they have been neutered.

The branch may be able to offer assistance with the costs of neutering if you are on a low income or on benefits. If you feel you might qualify for assistance with neutering costs, please complete the neutering assistance application form here.

Check out the poster below to find out all the benefits of getting your cat neutered.   

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