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neuter

1. (of animals and plants) having nonfunctional, underdeveloped, or absent reproductive organs
2. a sexually underdeveloped female insect, such as a worker bee
3. a castrated animal, esp a domestic animal
4. a flower in which the stamens and pistil are absent or nonfunctional
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Animal welfare groups and volunteers have joined hands to spay or neuter at least 70 percent of the stray dogs and cats found on the sprawling campus of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.
A survey found that the problem is particularly prevalent in Sheffield - where the number of owners who neuter their cats is significantly lower than the national average - so the scheme is being launched there.
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) announced it will now be taking 2019 grant applications for West Virginia Spay Neuter Program (WVSNP).
According to research from Cats Protection, Rachele Follini, Cats Protection this problem has stemmed from the failure of owners to neuter pet cats.
According to research from Cats Protection, this problem has stemmed from the failure of owners to neuter pet cats.
While the majority of owners do neuter their cats, sadly a large number of owned cats are allowed to breed before being neutered, adding to the overpopulation problem and the demand on overstretched animal charities.
Dukim said that among the challenges faced for a typical trap and neuter and release (TNR) programme is the local community does not understand the benefits of neutering or spaying their cats.
The Feline Fix expects to spay and neuter more than 3,000 cats in 2018.
The Anti-Cruelty Society offers another option to help defray costs of spay or neutering with its low-cost spay and neuter clinic, which is open to the public to help encourage people to provide this lifesaving surgery to their pets.
Sohar: Animal welfare group Tiger By The Tail conducted Sohar's first-ever trap, neuter, release (TNR) campaign recently, in an attempt to reduce the number of feral cats in the city.
In fact, Sweden had a law until the late 1980s that made it illegal to neuter dogs and cats unless it was medically imperative.