When Can I Spay My Cat?

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The following article is courtesy of our partner, Banfield Pet Hospital. Used with permission.

Q: “My cat just had kittens. How soon can she be spayed?”

When Can I Spay My Cat?


A: Technically, she could be spayed now if she is healthy. However, it’s usually best to wait until the kittens are weaned at 6-8 weeks post birth. Some females can become pregnant very quickly after birth, so don’t wait too long. Check with your veterinarian and make an appointment for the spay.