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In short: That might be too long, try to reschedule the spaying to an earlier date. The male will mature earlier than he female, but as long as the female isn't mature as well, they cannot reproduce. The average age of sexual maturity for female cats is 5 - 6 months, but that also depends on the season. If you live in the northern hemisphere where spring is ...


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I recently heard of methods used by breeders as mentioned previously, but it doesn't seem practical at all. Expensive for the owners and continually stressful for the cats, since it's not a one time thing like being fixed. You may be able to see signs and keep them separate, but that's taking a big risk even still. If someone isn't with them 24/7 you could ...


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Is there an alternative method beneath surgery? Yes. There are treatments for the female cat, to avoid her heat (weekly oral medication or monthly injection) and for the male cat, to decrease the production of sperm (implanted hormone chip for periods between 6 month and 3 years). Is this treatment practicable for not-breeders? Not really. It is stress to go ...


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Like others have said. The cat has probably learnt a negative association with the carrier. I have two cats and now I have several cats carriers. Typically the soft meshed ones. They really like them. Flexible, softer and they can pop their heads out of the top without escaping. Two are just for the vets. It seems a lot, but there is method to my madness. ...


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