It's generally recommended that a kitten be neutered before it is five months old, according to the ASPCA, but it's safe to neuter kittens as young as eight weeks. Many animal shelters follow this practice in order to st... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

Some spay and neuter programs in California include The Amanda Foundation Mobile Clinic, the Humboldt Spay Neuter Network and Critters Without Litters. In addition, the websites SpayUSA and LA Animal Services list clinic... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Cats can get free vaccinations from organizations such as the ASPCA, The Pet Fund and The Humane Society. Free cat vaccination availability varies from state to state and is often dependant on proof of public assistance. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health
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