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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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Many local governments in New Mexico already charge fines and fees for owners that do not spay or neuter their pets - such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, and others.
Cats which have lived outdoors their whole lives may be feral or generally unsuited to living in a domestic home, so our trap, neuter, return programme is the best option for their longterm welfare.
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.
In fact, Sweden had a law until the late 1980s that made it illegal to neuter dogs and cats unless it was medically imperative.
Scottish Wildcat Action's (SWA) Trap Neuter Vaccinate Return programme was carried out in priority areas including Morvern, Strathbogie and the Angus glens.
Myers-Watson said: "We have spent a lot of time and money trying to track these stray dogs and neuter them.
Rebecca Murdoch, Gateshead A: The recommended age to neuter a female cat is a very controversial topic.
The Matsunaga siblings are the latest celebrity ambassadors for The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) to promote spay and neuter or kapon of companion animals.
The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society's Catmobile wants you to ring in the New Year by making a resolution to neuter your cat during their "Happy Neuter Year'' campaign.
He urged all municipalities to arrange a e1/42,000 annual budget to help their citizens neuter cats and said the state veterinary services had a e1/450,000 budget for cat neutering until three years ago but it was discontinued due to the crisis.
Cats Protection is funding a new scheme to neuter strays in north Birmingham.