The key to stopping pet overpopulation and curbing the number of feral cats at Caltech and other locations is convincing humans to be responsible pet owners and spay and neuter our pets. Pets count on us humans to care for and protect them, and helping to control their population is an essential part of that commitment. The procedure is simple and painless to the pet, it is beneficial to your pet, and there is no good reason not to do it (but there are a lot of myths).
Spaying and neutering is not an expensive operation at most veterinarians, but nevertheless, cost can be an important consideration for many people. The following lists provide many sources for low-cost spay/neuter services, as well as vaccinations and testing, in Pasadena and neighboring cities:
If you still cannot afford the fees, please contact us and we will try to help you find an alternative.
If you simply need to borrow a pet carrier, you can contact us and we gladly loan you one. If you need assistance taking your pet to a place that can perform spaying/neutering, will try to help as well, but please try other alternatives first (e.g., ask your friends).