It’s estimated over 300,000 kittens are born in Ireland every year. Of those 180,000 kittens die before they are 4 months old. Not enough people understand that spaying or neutering is better for the cat – and is essential where overpopulation is such a problem.
For some time now I’ve been meaning to write about why, for decades, rescues have been recommending adopting from rescues and neutering, rather than breeding; and why it sometimes seems like we’re making very little headway. Sinead O’Connor’s facebook announcement that she’s going to breed her cat once before neutering has prompted me to finally do so. Sinead’s announcement […]