Elective gonadectomy in the cat

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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
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 1996


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