View Full Version : Re: How long have most of your cats....

May 5th 09, 04:04 AM
"Phil P." > wrote in message
> ....and more from Cornell:
> "The ideal age to spay/neuter dogs and cats is unknown. Currently, the
> most
> common age or the "traditional age" for recommending spaying/neutering is
> 6
> months. This recommendation, however, is not based on research indicating
> that this is the ideal age to perform these procedures, but was probably
> chosen because anesthetic and surgical techniques were less advanced at
> the
> time and surgical success was more likely in a larger patient.
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And, what amazes me is that vets can neuter rats and even mice to make them
better pets. Talk about a tiny target.