What is sterilization? What is the difference between sterilization and castration, or is it the same thing? Why sterilize a cat, what are the pros and cons of this operation? About this in our article.
What is sterilization?
Sterilization is a surgical operation to remove the gonads: testicles in cats and ovaries in cats. The procedure takes place under general anesthesia.
When sterilizing a cat under anesthesia (general or local), the testes are removed through a small incision. There are no stitches left after the procedure: only the thread on the spermatic cord, which naturally resolves over time. For cats, this operation is easy and takes only a few minutes. Continue reading