The need for contraception of cats

This measure is completely justified, since to mate cats are always ready and many are ready almost a week after the birth of kittens. Pregnancies do not only cause harm to the health of the animal, but are a headache for the host, because kittens need to not only feed, but also subsequently to distribute is in good hands. Moreover, from the fact that the cat is a purebred, a little that changes – attach a number of kittens is quite problematic.

In addition, a cat in heat is changing beyond recognition. It can become too tender and begin to continuously emit an unpleasant loud sounds. Prolonged periods of heat, not ending with a pairing, may also adversely affect the health of the cat. To prevent the heat or remove the cat's reproductive function, using hormone tablets or sterilisation.

Birth control pills for cats

The only advantage of contraceptives for cats, which include hormonal pills and drops is the fact that after their application the animal recovers the ability to give birth. But guarantee that the kittens are born healthy and without pathology does not exist. As there is no guarantee that the cat will not have the kittens, despite the fact that you will give her these tablets.

Hormones after long-term use cause many diseases and disorders of the internal organs of animals. It is not uncommon and the occurrence of cancer, occurrence of inflammatory diseases of the reproductive system and pyometra.

Neutering cats

The only safe way to stop the suffering of the animal and extinguish his instinct of reproduction, is the surgical removal of the ovaries and uterus sterilization surgically. Of course, like any surgery, this surgery presents some risk, but guarantees you 100% assurance that a cat will become calmer and will not bring you kittens "at the bottom", in addition, has no adverse consequences to her health.

Currently, for young cats who haven't had heat, is only the removal of the ovaries is oophorectomy. After the operation stops the production of sex hormones, and estrus do not occur already, as well as false pregnancy. Age this procedure from 8 weeks to six months.

For those cats who have become mothers, is removal of and the ovaries and uterus ovariohysterectomy. It allows to stop the pathological processes in the uterus and rid the animal of the ability to conceive.