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At The Gentle Vet, we understand the significant role that cat sterilisation plays in both community health and pet wellbeing. Recognising its importance, our clinic is committed to providing exceptional cat sterilisation services, ensuring the process is comfortable and stress-free for both you and your feline companion.

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Our 24-hour pet clinic offers a comprehensive cat sterilisation service, combining top-notch veterinary expertise with a nurturing approach. Our goal is to promote responsible pet ownership in Singapore while contributing to the overall health of the community.

Our Cat Sterilisation Service

  • Comprehensive Pre-Surgery Consultation: Before the sterilisation procedure, we conduct a thorough health assessment of your cat. This consultation includes discussing your cat’s medical history and conducting necessary health checks to ensure they are fit for surgery.
  • Surgical Procedure: The sterilisation process involves a routine surgical procedure, performed under safe anaesthesia. We closely monitor your cat throughout the procedure to ensure their utmost safety and comfort. Our skilled veterinary surgeons employ the latest techniques to ensure a swift and smooth operation.
  • Post-Operative Care: Post-surgery, we provide detailed aftercare instructions to ensure a smooth and comfortable recovery for your cat. Our team will guide you on how to care for your cat at home, including pain management, nutritional care, and tips on helping your cat rest comfortably.
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Benefits of Cat Sterilisation​

Cat sterilisation, commonly referred to as neutering (in males) and spaying (in females), is a surgical procedure that prevents cats from reproducing. In Singapore, it is highly encouraged as part of responsible pet ownership.

Benefits of Cat Sterilisation​

Sterilisation — much like cat dental cleaning — also offers several health and behavioural benefits:

  • Reduces Risk of Certain Cancers: Spaying female cats helps prevent uterine infections and breast tumours, which are often malignant. Neutering male cats can prevent testicular cancer.
  • Decreases the Risk of Feline HIV and Leukaemia: These diseases are commonly spread among cats through fighting, which is often related to mating behaviour. Sterilised cats are less likely to roam and get into fights.
  • Longer and Healthier Lives: Studies have shown that sterilised cats generally live longer and healthier lives. They are less likely to roam far from home, reducing the risk of accidents or injuries.
  • Reduces Aggression and Roaming: Male cats are less likely to display territorial aggression and roam far from home post-sterilisation, decreasing their risk of injury.
  • Lowers Urine Marking and Spraying: Sterilised cats are less likely to mark territory with strong-smelling urine.
  • Decreases Noisy Mating Behaviours: Spaying a female cat also eliminates her heat cycles, which can prevent yowling and other disruptive behaviours.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cat Sterilisation in Singapore

It’s generally advised to sterilise cats before they reach sexual maturity, around 4 to 6 months of age. This timing can vary, so it’s best to consult with our veterinarians for advice specific to your cat.
Yes, cat sterilisation is a common and safe procedure. With modern anaesthesia and surgical techniques, the risks are minimal, and the benefits for your cat’s health and the community are significant.
Before surgery, ensure your cat fasts as instructed, usually from the night before the procedure. Also, make sure they are calm and comfortable on their way to the clinic.
On the day of surgery, bring your cat to the clinic at the appointed time. Our team will guide you through the admission process. Your cat will then be prepared for surgery, and you will be kept informed throughout the process.
The surgery typically takes a short time, but recovery from anaesthesia might vary. We’ll inform you when your cat is ready to be picked up, usually on the same day, along with detailed post-operative care instructions.
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291 Tanjong Katong Road (437074)
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