Low Cost Spay & Neuter Programs
No matter how many spay/neuter clinics are available, there will always be a percentage of free-roaming or feral cats that won't be fixed. That is why CPAA purchased a spay/neuter van - so that we can take the veterinarian to the cat colonies and spay/neuter them on site. CPAA takes its spay/neuter van to locations throughout central Pennsylvania. It is well-established that the only effective, humane way to manage feral cat colonies is through TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release), which proactively prevents more cats from being born through spaying and neutering. If you have a colony of cats that is in need of spay/neuter, please contact CPAA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For surgeries in CPAA's spay/neuter van for free-roaming cats (colonies of 20 or more cats), the following fees apply:
$25 per male cat, which includes neuter, Rabies and Distemper vaccines, ear tip & parasite preventive.
$35 per female cat, which includes spay, Rabies and Distemper vaccines, ear tip, & parasite preventive. There is an additional $10 charge per cat if the cat is pregnant.
For smaller colonies and individual strays, spay/neuter appointments will be scheduled at the offices of CPAA's participating veterinarians. The cost per cat is $40, and includes spay/neuter, Rabies and Distemper vaccines, pain medication, and ear tipping. ALL strays and ferals will be ear-tipped. No exceptions. For cats scheduled at the Animal Emergency & Referral Center of York, cats will not receive the Distemper vaccine; the cost is still $40 per cat.
Please visit www.alleycat.org for information on why spaying and neutering (TNR - Trap, Neuter, Release) is the only effective, humane way to manage feral cats.
To assist with the trapping of feral cats, CPAA loans Have-A-Heart kindness traps. There is a $25 refundable deposit per trap. To borrow traps, email email@example.com. For cats that cannot be trapped using Have-A-Heart traps, drop traps are available from Angel Pets at 717-921-2117.
Cats and dogs can't drive to the clinic - they need a little help getting spayed and neutered. Check out this great video on YouTube, created by the Alliance for Humane Action (AHA). To see the video, click here.
Spay/Neuter Resources Available to the Public
For general spay/neuter information, please email Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-576-0899. CPAA has kindness traps available to loan to the public or member groups for use in trapping a stray or feral cat to have spayed/neutered. For more information please contact Zella.
Adams County Prevent a Litter Society - Offers certificates for reductions in cat spays and neuters at participating vets. Call 717-624-3408.
Animal Rescue - Low-cost spay/neuter program for cats in the York, PA area. Call 717-993-3232 or visit www.animalrescueinc.org.
CPAA's De-Sex in the City Program - De-Sex in the City provides low cost and free spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations for owned dogs and cats in Perry, Cumberland, Dauphin, and York counties. The cost depends upon individual financial situations and the availability of funds. Call 717-576-0899 or email email@example.com for an appointment or more information.
"Fixin' to Save Lives" in the Borough of Carlisle
Residents in the Borough of Carlisle, who are aware of cats in their neighborhood, may trap and transport the cats to the free spay/neuter clinics run by CPAA and Furry Friends Network. The cost is free for feral cats in Carlisle Borough ONLY, and includes: spay/neuter, Rabies and Distemper vaccines, ear tip, flea and parasite preventive. No owned cats will be serviced at these clinics. Non-borough feral cats may be spay/neutered at these clinics, but the cost is $25 per male, $35 per female, plus an additional $10 if the female is pregnant. There is no charge for vaccines or flea and parasite preventive. Clinics are held either in CPAA's spay/neuter van or at Lamb's Gap Animal Hospital, Mechanicsburg. Have-A-Heart traps are available for residents to borrow, with instructions for use. To register for one of the clinics, and to find out about the benefits of performing TNR, click here.
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-732-0611.
Friends of All Animals - Low-cost spay/neuter program for cats and dogs in Lebanon County and the surrounding areas. Call 717-272-6466 or send requests to Gloria at email@example.com.
Hampden Township TNR Program
For smaller colonies and individual strays, spay/neuter appointments will be scheduled at the offices of CPAA's participating veterinarians. The cost per cat is $40, and includes spay/neuter, Rabies and Distemper vaccines, pain medication, and ear tipping. ALL stray and feral cats will be ear-tipped. No exceptions. For cats scheduled at the Animal Emergency & Referral Center of York, cats will not receive the Distemper vaccine; the cost is still $40 per cat.
CPAA offers low cost spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations to feral cats trapped in Hampden Township, either in its spay/neuter van for colonies of 20 or more cats, or for lesser numbers of cats, in the offices of CPAA's participating veterinarians.
For surgeries done in CPAA's spay/neuter van, the costs are:
Males: $25 for neuter, Rabies, Distemper, ear tip, and flea and parasite preventive.
Females: $35 for spay, Rabies, Distemper, ear tip, and flea and parasite preventive.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helping Hands for Animals - Spay/neuter program for cats and dogs in Lancaster County. Call 717-687-7297 or send requests to P.O. Box 162, Lampeter, PA 17537.
Kitz and Katz Animal Foundation - Offers low cost spay/neuter clinics. Visit them online at www.kitzandkatz.org.
Lower Paxton Community Cats - A free spay/neuter program sponsored by SNAP for Lower Paxton township residents, for spaying/neutering free-roaming cats only. Services include spay/neuter surgery, rabies vaccine, and ear tip. For more information go to website www.lowerpaxtoncats.com.
Nobody's Cats Foundation (NCF)
3090 Hartzdale Drive, Suite 905,
Camp Hill, PA
The NCF will be opening a high volume/low cost spay/neuter clinic for feral cats beginning in May. They will also have traps to loan. For more information about their low cost program, visit www.nobodyscats.org.
Organization for Responsible Care of Animals (ORCA) - With the cooperation of area veterinarians, ORCA administers a low-cost, fixed-price spay/neuter program. Call its Animal-Alert Hotline at 717-397-8922 for more information or visit their website.
PA-PETS Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Assistance Program - A financial-assistance program for the pets of low-income people and families in Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties. Call toll-free - 1-866-472-7387 - for more information.
PAWS Reduced Fee Voucher Program - A program providing vouchers for participating vets that enable reduced fees for spay or neuter surgery for cats and dogs, as well as Rabies and Distemper vaccines (at the time of surgery). Some pre-qualifying required based on income and financial situation. Call 717-957-8122, Box #3 and leave a message. A representative will call to discuss details.
PAWS Trap Neuter Return (TNR) Program - A low-cost ($30 per cat) program for spaying and neutering of feral and stray cats, offered in exchange for the callers' committment to providing permanent shelter, fresh food, and fresh water for the animals. Animals must be at least six months of age and all cats receive surgery, rabies and distemper vaccines, ear-tipping, de-worming, flea treatment, ear cleaning and ear-mite treatment, as well as an antibiotic injection. Donations are requested. Call 717-957-8122, Box #3 and leave a message. A representative will call to discuss details. This program serves south central Pennsylvania, including Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York Counties.
Spay Neuter Assistance Program, The (SNAP) - SNAP offers low-cost spay/neutering through participating veterinarians. To receive a low-cost coupon and the list of veterinarians, call 717-732-5377. Vaccinations and other services are available through these practices. Additional charges apply for office visits, and other services.
Spay Neuter Express - Sponsored by SNAP (The Spay Neuter Assistance Program) and co-sponsored by PAWS, this clinic at Kreitzer's Automotive Service in Enola, PA, provides surgery and vaccinations (at the time of surgery only) for cats by appointment only. Cats must be at least two months old and weigh at least two pounds. Call 717-732-5377 and leave your name and telephone number in mailbox #5 to receive more information.
Steelton Borough Community Cats offers owned and feral cats free spay/neuter in zip codes 17113 and 17034 (Steelton and Highspire) by calling 877-4146 or 215-0674.
Too Much of a Good Thing provides low-cost spay/neuter for cats. Males $30; Females $50. Call 717-465-7220 for an appointment.
York SPCA Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Program - Surgeries for cats and dogs provided at the SPCA's in-house veterinary clinic or at the Animal Emergency Clinic in York. Low-cost services include heartworm and FeLV testing, and Rabies vaccine. Call 717-764-6109 or check www.ycspca.org for more information.
York SPCA Spay Our Strays Program - In-house low-cost veterinary spay/neuter clinic for feral cats that includes spay/neuter surgery, health examination, one-year Rabies vaccination, FeLV testing, and ear punching. Cats with signs of serious illness or injury will be humanely euthanized. Call 717-764-6109 for more information or check www.ycspca.org.
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