Elective gonadectomy in the cat

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Abstract

Gonadectomy, ovariohysterectomy in the female and castration in the male, will affect positive behavioral changes in male and female cats. However, gonadectomized cats have a lower metabolic rate and are predisposed to obesity, compared to intact cats.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-39
Number of pages4
JournalFeline Practice
Volume24
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 1996

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Elective gonadectomy in the cat. / Root Kustritz, Margaret V.

In: Feline Practice, Vol. 24, No. 6, 01.11.1996, p. 36-39.

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