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Castration of the cat

Castration of the male cat is a relatively simple procedure in which the testes are removed under general anaesthesia. This is done in the form of a day surgery, where the cat is brought to the practice sober and can go home the same day. Of course, to be sober, your cat must stay in the house the night before the procedure. If it is difficult to let your cat fatten up, you can bring it in the night before.
Aftercare is not required.
For the male cat, castration offers some not inconsiderable advantages: the tendency to roam around is reduced (so also less chance of collisions), fewer fights between peers, no typical male cat smell, much less urine spraying and less chance of contracting an infectious disease, such as cat Aids.
Moreover, by doing so, you will be doing your bit to curb the rampant proliferation of cats, the stray cat population and the overburdening of shelters.
This operation is required by law for females before they change owners – along with identification (through a microchip) and registration of the microchip in a central database.
Deze ingreep gebeurt liefst voordat de kater vruchtbaar wordt, dus vóór de leeftijd van 7 maandThis procedure is preferably done before the male cat becomes fertile, i.e. before the age of 7 months.
After the operation, you must be very careful not to let him get too fat, but with an appropriate diet, sufficient exercise and the necessary discipline, this should not be a problem. At the same time, this is the main measure to prevent bladder stones and cystitis.