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NOT SPAYING OR NEUTERING
Almost all pet owners have heard over and over about how important it is to spay or neuter their pets, but too many owners still don't do it. Sterilization is the most important thing anyone can do to control the pet population. Approximately 2-4 million pets are euthanized at U.S. animal shelters every year because there aren’t enough homes to take in the exploding numbers of homeless animals. But spaying and neutering isn’t just about your responsibility to not make more homeless cats; it’s also about your cat’s health. Getting your cat fixed can prevent ovarian cancer in females, testicular cancer and prostate issues in males, and other health problems. For more information read our guide to spaying and neutering.