Reasons include mitigation of spraying, fighting, and avoiding more kittens.
We recommend neutering just before the onset of sexual behaviors, but once adult body size is reached, this is about six months of age. There is evidence neutering Toms when they are too young and still have a lot of growing to do may increase their risk for a developmental hip problem (Legg Calve Perthes Disease).
Surgery includes routine anesthetic of a healthy cat as well as anesthetic monitoring – $65.00 Recommended:
- Pre-anesthetic chemistry profile – $54.00
- ProBNP heart screening test $38.00
- ProBNP Extra pain medication – $20.00 depending on weight and patient factors