When to castrate a cat: it is important not to miss
When to castrate a cat – a very important question that often comes from owners of these animals. The most suitable age is closer to 12-14 months. Than later to carry out the castration of a cat, the better for the animal, but castration before the age of 6-7 months can lead to the development of the genital organs he will not reach normal levels. This can cause problems with urination.
The main indication of when to neuter a cat, becomes his sexual activity, which he begins to manifest at the age of six months. If you do not plan to use the animal as a producer, sexual needs pet become quite a big problem for its owners. House cat, as street, under the influence of instinct marked his territory, with the result that in the room there is a steady smell of cat urine. Sometimes the sexual activity of cat may result in a tragic outcome. For example, in search of the lady cat can escape from the house through the open door, jump from the window or balcony. In the end, he may be injured or even die or get lost and never return home.
After the operation of castration usually mark territory cat stops. But if he ever were already mating, or he is older than a year and a half, to ensure that mark territory, the cat will stop is impossible, the possibility still remains. In the case where the neutered cat manage time, you can count on the lack of "labels." Scream spring, the cat will cease, will be less aggressive. The life expectancy of castrated animal above, and playful and active behavior persist. In addition, neutering protects your cat from various cat infections and diseases associated with the genitourinary system. I must say that these diseases affected about 70% of intact cats.
So, now it is the time when you need to castrate a cat. To prepare in advance. First of all you need to conduct a survey of the animal to the vet, who will give an opinion as to when to castrate a cat is possible, and when surgery is not recommended. The pet owner must twenty days before the surgery to treat existing infections and to expel parasites. Before the need to wash your pet shampoo with preservatives, not to feed for twelve hours before surgery and for five hours and not drink.
After surgery for neutering an animal does not require any special care, but when you consider that during surgery anesthesia is used, you need to be just a little closer to your pet. Before the animal will be back to normal, it will take some time, and during this period you must follow to avoid injuries when falling, the cat high jump. But the cat is after castration will not run away from home, won't scream, tearing up the furniture and mark territory.
When to castrate a cat it is too late or impossible for medical reasons, it remains only to provide him with regular binding and stock up on special optowave means to avoid another "label".