Spaying and Neutering

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  • Cat spaying-eosinophilic granuloma
    My cat is 2 yrs old and has eosinophilic granuloma , I have given her steroid injections ( 2 over the 2 yr period,) but the granuloma is controlled now with homeopathy medication . I am planning to get her spayed. Does Eosinophilic granuloma pose any additional risk while spaying her? pl reply with any advice
  • Do I need to worry about my brother and sister cats mating?
    I have two 16 week old un neutered kittens. One male one female, brother and sister. I plan to keep them as house cats, is there a risk of them mating?
  • My cat got spayed and is now blind
    My cat Muppet got spayed on Monday and after the surgery she was acting a little weird but we chalked it up to the drugs used. Come Tuesday morning she could not walk on the tile floor and when put on the carpet flooring she kept walking into things and falling over. We took her to the vet tuesday morning and the vet informed us Tuesday afternoon that Muppet is now blind and then this morning she had a seizure. Could the anesthesia have caused this?
  • Can an X Ray show if a cat has already been spayed?
    If a cat has already been spayed at an early age, thereby not showing a scar from surgery, can having an x-ray done show that the reproductive organs have been removed?
  • Should I have my cat mate before getting neutered?
    I have an 8 month old male cat that stays inside and I heard you should let them mate once first before having them neutered. They said it calms them down.
  • Can I still get my cat spayed?
    My cat is 1.5 years old and an indoors cat. Last night she ran out of the apt and we found her later with 2 other cats. She has been in heat for the past week and I'm afraid she may have mated and may possibly be pregnant. Can I still make an appointment to have her spayed since this just happened last night? I love kittens but we cannot afford more pets.
  • Cat urine with no smell?
    I have a 12 year old cat who has been spayed and in the last two weeks has started urinating in the center of the bed. She started drinking water in high volumes about march and filling litter box with urine three of four times a day. There is no odor to urine?
  • Normal for a cat to gain weight after it is spayed?
    My cat got spayed months ago and now she is gaining a lot of weight. Is this normal?
  • Colon restricted: common cat spaying side effects?
    I had my kitten spayed and about a week later, the kitten could no longer defecate. After x-rays and rectal exams, it was concluded that the kitten must have a stricture in her colon. After 3 colon ballooning procedures were performed to no avail, surgery was performed. It showed that there was no stricture, but instead,trauma to the colon as a result of the spay (scar tissue formed a 'belt' around the colon; thus not allowing the cat to defecate). Is this a common side effect?

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