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Spay & Neuter Your Pets!
We can’t shout it loud enough!

There is no doubt that kittens (& puppies) are adorable.

Problem is, there are just too darn many of them and not enough homes for them all.

To end pet overpopulation, every human on earth would have to adopt 7 pets AND spay or neuter them all!
It's a staggering thought.

1.
Spayed female cats are spared the often aggressive act of reproduction, whereas males commonly bite and attack the female causing physical harm and often times, expensive veterinary care.

2.
Spaying stops the horrible, loud night cries (screaming) of females in heat.

3.
Spaying reduces common ovarian, mammary and uterine cancers, therefore increasing life expectancy.

4.
Spaying spares the female from unwanted and/or premature births. Females can become pregnant at 5 months of age.

5.
Neutering a male cat will make him less aggressive and less territorial, which leads to fighting.

6.
Neutering a male will normally stop him from spraying and marking his territory with a highly pungent urine.

7.
Neutering a male helps him to avoid life threatening prostrate or testicular cancer.

8.
Spaying and Neutering helps keep cats from wandering from home and less apt to be hit by a car, killed by wild animals, or ending up euthanized in an overcrowded shelter. Most shelters do NOT have a mandatory hold time regarding cats. (as opposed to dogs that are normally kept 3 days).

9.
The average age of an outdoor, unaltered cat is only 2 years. Indoor and spay/neutered, 17 years.


There are 5 major reasons you should spay or neuter your bunny.

1.
Rabbits can reproduce every 30 days and can get pregnant within 10 hours after giving birth!

2.
Increases a rabbits life expectancy by up to 8 years by reducing cancer and other life threatening ailments.

3.
Reduces the need to mark it's territory and drop pellets or spray urine.

4.
Makes it easier to litter box train.

5.
Reduces sexual frustration which leads to aggressive behavior, such as biting and scratching.

Rabbits can be altered as young as 4 months of age but if you are a single rabbit household, your vet may want to wait until your bun is 5 or 6 months old and fully mature.

Please understand that pet rabbits require specialized veterinary care and S/N surgery can be quite expensive due to the complicated procedure.

Make sure your vet is specifically trained in "exotic" care. Visit the House Rabbit Society or the Bunny Bunch of California for a wealth of information regarding
S/N and trusted veterinarian referrals.

Only 6 of hundreds of unwanted kittens at the OC Shelter. The vast majority of those under 8 weeks are euthanized within 24 hours, unless saved by a rescue.
This is standard policy in many counties & states.
This photo was taken by a volunteer at a shelter in Southern California.

Unwanted rabbits are a HUGE problem there.

Buns make great pets if SPAYED or NEUTERED! They get along wonderfully with cats but become aggressive if left unaltered. (yes, it’s from the raging hormones)
It’s a FACT:
Animals with black fur are the least adopted.
CATS
RABBITS