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Too small for spay?

Species: Cat
Breed:
Age: 1-2 years
My cat is really small, about nine ten pounds,is it safe to get her spayed?




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

I've spayed cats as small as 1 pound (when I used to do juvenile spays for the humane society.)

If your vet feels that Lluvia is healthy then she should be fine to spay!

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Dr. MarieDr. Marie is a veterinarian who practices in a busy animal hospital in Ottawa, Ontario. She created Ask A Vet Question as a resource for good, accurate veterinary advice online. Dr. Marie treats dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats. She has been a vet since 1999.

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