What is Early Spay/Neuter in Cats?
It helps to curb the serious problem of feline overpopulation — and has some important benefits for your cat’s health and behavior, too.
Chances are you already know the benefits of preventing cats from reproducing: helping to curb overpopulation, improving feline health and reducing or preventing unruly behaviors. But is it safe for a young kitten to be spayed or neutered?
Absolutely — in fact, it’s preferred. “The traditional age was historically six months, but there’s really no reason for that,” says Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, a clinical assistant professor at the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary…