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If you do not intend to breed from your Bengal then neutering or spaying should be done as early as possible to prevent unwanted kittens. You may have a pedigree cat that you are thinking you would love a litter from. If you bought your kitten as a pet, you may be legally unable to breed from your cat. Read the contract that came with your kitten carefully. There have been known cases of people being taken to court for breeding a cat that was bought as a pet and not for breeding.
Neutering (castration) is the surgical removal of the testicles from the scrotum of an animal.
A spay (ovariohysterectomy) is the surgical removal of the uterus and ovaries from the abdomen of an animal.
When should I have my cat Neutered/Spayed?
This can vary depending on your vet , the idea is to spay before your cat reaches sexual maturity. The best age is no later than six months. There is now a lot of support regarding early spay/neutering, as early as 8-16 weeks. Consult your vet for their opinion and guidance
Should I allow my female to have a litter first?
No - this is totally unnecessary . There is no information out there to substantiate this claim. The best time to spay is before her first heat.
Spaying/Neutering can prevent the obnoxious habit of spraying urine to mark their territory-please note females also do spray, and have a preference for soft furnishings like your bed! Avoid this by neutering or speying as soon as possible.
Spaying/Neutering stops your cat roaming, and putting themselves in danger by being led by hormones
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
To spay a female cat you are looking at approx £45 -£125 depending on which vet you choose and Neutering is approx £25. If you find this is to much for you please contact your nearest RSPCA or PDSA who should be able to help.
At WijldeStoirm, we expect ALL of our pet kittens to be speyed or neutered. You will have a contract agreeing to this and will have to provide a copy receipt to us in order to receive your pedigree documents and TICA certificate.