At the time of collection, a kitten’s cervix is closed and can not be felt. It will open in two to three weeks after birth. By about 7-9 weeks old a kitten should be spayed or neutered in order to prevent unwanted breeding and both you and your local veterinarian will thank you for this decision when you see how healthy she is, her litter size decreases from six kittens to one or two kittens that are more manageable!
How do I find an animal clinic near me?
Find out what veterinarians provide low cost spay/neuter services in your area by registering with SpayUSA at www.SpayUSA.org . You may also call the National Animal Control Association (NACA) at 855-424-4242 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Central Time Zone for their free consumer hotline available 24 hours per day, seven days per week including holidays where they provide information on low cost clinics nationwide as well as advice on housing animals safely if you have any questions about making arrangements before going into the hospital yourself).
Why don’t all vets offer low cost sterilization services? What’s wrong with some people demanding money from us every time we come back?
There are several major barriers which make it difficult for some veterinarians to offer these services without charging even though they believe strongly that