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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Please Have Your Pet Spayed - Be a Responsible Owner





Why have your pet spayed?

A kitten or a puppy is a pleasant addition to a family, but when it matures and starts having litters of kittens or puppies, these litters and even the cat and dog are usually unwanted.

Most people don't mean to be cruel to animals. In fact, most pet owners will let unwanted kittens and puppies off on their own so they will have a running "chance" rather than have them face almost certain death at the pound or shelter.

But the abandoned animal, whether it goes to a home that really doesn't want it, or if it is let loose to fend for itself in the fields or the streets, doesn't stand a chance. Most abandoned pets starve to death, contact disease by rummaging through garbage, or are victims of other torturous deaths that await abandoned animals. The ones that are presented to shelters don't fare much better. Given the competition for homes, 14 million cats and dogs a year are put to death within a week of being "rescued" by humane groups.

One year later - 3 litters, 12 kittens
2ND year - can become 144 kittens and cats
3rd year - can be 1,728 kittens and cats
4Th year - can be 20,736 kittens and cats

The most effective way to prevent cruelty lies with you, spay your female and male pet and there will be less strays roaming the streets, hungry and sick. Spaying is a simple, safe and permanent operation.
Advantages of spaying or Neutering your Cat

Pet Population Control
Thousands of stray pets face euthanasia monthly(killed in shelter home by mercy death by putting them to sleep with an injection) or are suffering on the streets, so please spay your pets and help prevent this problem.

Health Benefits
(For Females)
Decreases the risk of mammary tumors (breast cancer)
Eliminates the risk of uterine infections (pyometra)
Reduces the risk of TVT (Transmissible Venereal Tumour), a sexually transmitted cancer

(For Males)
Reduces the chances of TVT
Eliminates the risk of testicular cancer
Markedly reduces the risk of prostrate cancer, anal gland cancer

Behavior Benefits
(For Males)
Reduce stress

Prevents wandering and roaming in search of females, which can lead to:
Road accidents
Fighting leading to wounds and infections
Spread of diseases such as TVT
Eliminates marking of territory by urine spraying and reduces odor
Reduces inter cat aggression

Sterilization may well extend your pets life span. So neuter your Cats and Dogs today!

All Malaysian, if you need a pet, please go check it out at SPCA or just help those homeless abandoned animals searching for food. I have helped many that turned out to be very tame and loving. Animals are grateful unlike most humans! See the following video, you will understand what I mean ........




1 comment:

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