Kitten Neutering Questions

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by ChesterCat, Mar 25, 2012.


  1. ChesterCat

    ChesterCat PetForums Junior

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    Hello everyone, and what a lovely day we're having!!

    My kitten Chester is only 3 months old but I am planning ahead and would like some answers about neutering. I am definitely getting him the snip as I think it is the responsible thing to do. My questions are about the actual event. When I lived with my mum and dad we had a female dog spayed and I remember her being very disorientated and worried and I am thinking about Chester now as I don't want him in lots of pain. I know he's a boy so the operation isn't as bad because there is a smaller incision. Also how long does it generally take? How long does it take for the cat to get back to their normal selves?

    I hope people don't mind but is it ok to ask how much you paid to have your boy neutered?

    I just want to prepare for him. Thank you! xxx
     
  2. jo-pop

    jo-pop PetForums VIP

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    Thomas was done last month. £32
    Wasn't groggy or anything and healed very quickly. You'd nor even know he'd had it done
     
  3. buffie

    buffie PetForums VIP

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    Costs of neutering vary from surgery to surgery and town to town.
    The cost of Meeko's neutering was I think £65 but I'm sure if I had looked around at other vets I could have found it cheaper.
    He was 5 and a half months old when he was done but some vets will do it earlier some insist on a 6 month minimum.As for recovery,he was neither up nor down.He came back from the vets ,out of the carrier had a quick visit to the litter tray,screamed for food and stuffed his face.Next was a quick rummage in the underwear department,decided all was fine and went off to batter hell out of his toys.After around 2/3 hours of manic playtime he slept through till morning and that was it :D
     
  4. ever expanding

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    weve just had our youngest done this month he was fine back to his old self we got a special offer for £10 some vets do offers from time to time i think that cat protection will give anyone a voucher towards the cost might be worth enquiring
     
  5. ChesterCat

    ChesterCat PetForums Junior

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    oh thats great, glad you all have had no problems with your cats. i hope he'll be back to his manic self afterwards! xxxxx
     
  6. ShelybellyandTeamC

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    i had sheldon done at companion care in p@h and it cost 45 for the snip plus chipping him, he was a little......."high" when we first got him home but after bout an hour he was fine had some food then lay on his blanket and slept all day. :)
     
  7. beckyhas2cats

    beckyhas2cats PetForums Newbie

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    I had both my girl and bot done at 6 months (nearly 2 months ago) and they were both perfectly fine. She was a bit slower and careful about what she was doing than him but both were eating stright away and playing, maybe not as rough as usual though.

    He will be fine, I promise x
     
  8. prada

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    I've never had a boy that hasn't recovered completely by the time we got home. My vet charges £35, in Suffolk.
     
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