Cat Bit Me?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by WallyBirdie, Sep 18, 2019.

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  1. WallyBirdie

    WallyBirdie Songster

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    I thought males ran around $90 and females $120+? I know prices vary but even low cost, I haven't seen it lower than $50+.
     
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  2. ChocolateWingTheRooster

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    Well, I’ll tell you what I know... it’s some sort of breeding instinct. My males do it too, so...
     
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  3. WallyBirdie

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    Yikes! That's embarrassing! A little funny too.
     
  4. townchicks

    townchicks Free Ranging

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    Depends on your area, and where you go. Most vets, yes. Check with your local animal control, they may be able to point you in the direction of a spay neuter clinic that's cheaper. Still, worth the price, IMO.
     
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  5. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    What part of the world are you in? You could try google search for low cost cat neuter [insert location] to find one... typically, these 'at cost' neutering doctors are HIGHLY skilled, fast (often you will be there all day in queue, but the doctor is fast and often goes through close to a hundred animals in a day). These doctors do the work because they love animals and want the best for them. Don't be afraid that your toms would get sub-standard care simply because you're not paying 'top dollar' for the work the doctor does. These 'at cost' clinics are often only done once a month. If you call a veterinarian and their price is too high, you might even ask if they know of any 'at cost' clinics, since you need to have several cats 'fixed', and it would put a major dent in your wallet. A bit cheeky? Yes. Possibly worth the effort? You betcha.
     
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  6. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    If you have a Humane Society near you, they may have a low cost spay/neuter service.
     
  7. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Most veterinarians and all shelters are strongly in favor of spaying and neutering. I think they would be happy to answer this question. Their objective is to reduce the amount of unwanted babies. I know in OP's situation there isn't much risk of babies, but having worked at the Humane Society before, I can tell you they think all cats and dogs are at risk of creating unwanted babies, unless they are spayed or neutered. Humane Society will know where the cheapest place is if they don't do it themselves.
     
  8. ChocolateWingTheRooster

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    You kinda get used to it with the amount of cats I have... Oof I love my cats way too much...
     
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  9. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    Animals with arthritis or injuries will also sometimes strike out if you touch (or get close to touching) a sensitive/sore spot.
     
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  10. FortCluck

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    A male cat will attract a female cat in heat from a very long distance. People ditch cats everywhere and I guarantee there are female cats around even if they are not yours.

    Cats can get over stimulated when they are pet. It can happen in neutered or not neutered males.

    I would definitely recommend getting all of your cats fixed so that they are not creating more cats with strays. There are so many cats in this world that don't have homes because they're not fixed.
     

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