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Why spay and neuter your pet?

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Spayingor neutering your pet not only helps the pet overpopulation problem, butsterilized pets are less likely to roam, mark territory, and get into fights.

Spayingand neutering, in many cases, will help prolong your pets' life, as the rates ofcancer are decreased in altered pets.

Everyonecan help stop the pet overpopulation crisis by spaying or neutering theircompanion animals. Talk to your veterinarian about spaying or neutering.

TheHouston Humane Society will be holding the annual Fix Felix forFree event on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Animal Wellness Clinic will be neutering 600 male cats for free for the public. 

For the health and safety of staff and all the cats, each feline must be brought in a plastic carrier.  Humane cat traps are allowed for feral cats.

Schedule an appointment by contacting HHS by phone at 713-433-6421 or send an e-mail message to fixfelix@houstonhumane.org. Your cat must have a current rabies vaccine. If your cat needs one, you may purchase it on the day of the event for a reduced fee of just $5. Other vaccines will also be available for a small fee. Learn more about the program by visiting www.houstonhumane.org.

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