Spay/Neuter Clinics

TSC SpayNeuter 5Toronto Street Cats’ aims to hold 1 or 2 free feral spay/neuter clinics each month. These clinics offer free sterilization, vaccinations and deworming to feral cats that will be returned to managed colonies.

Since September 2010 we’ve sterilized 3,042 street cats!

To use our free feral cat spay/neuter clinic:
1.  COMPLETE the colony caretaker training workshop through
the Toronto Feral Cat Project before bringing cats to our clinic
2.  REVIEW our clinic criteria and practices.
3.  REQUEST an appointment by filling in the form here.

Upcoming Clinic Dates:   
Wed Sep 17 – This clinic is fully booked. We’re only taking requests for wait list for this date.
Wed Oct 8 – This clinic is fully booked. We’re only taking requests for wait list for this date.

(Drop off times: Weekend clinics – 9am; Weekday clinics – 5pm)

Location:
Entrance to the clinic is located at the back of the Toronto Humane Society
(11 River Street @ Queen St E, Toronto) next to the large garage doors.

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ALTERNATIVE FREE FERAL CAT SPAY/NEUTER SERVICES:

Toronto Humane Society
When: Tuesday – Saturday
Where11 River Street, Toronto, ON
How: Phone 416 392 2273 or Email spayneuter@torontohumanesociety.com
Criteria:   Click here

Toronto Animal Services
WhereEast Center (821 Progress Road)
When: The East Shelter is open seven days a week from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. except statutory holidays, Remembrance Day and Easter Monday
How:  All the details you need to know can be found at this page of the City of Toronto website.

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9 thoughts on “Spay/Neuter Clinics

  1. Neal e Carr

    I heard several years ago you were honoured with best catch and release program , well done I rescue all over southern Georgian bay have for 8 years , this year is the worst yet

  2. torontostreetcats Post author

    Thanks Neal! But sorry to hear how bad it’s been for you this year. In the GTA we were hopeful when it was late April and we hadn’t seen an explosion of kittens – ALL the rescues and shelters had few kittens. But then May saw the explosion start and it’s been going strong since :(

  3. jenny

    I have two cats, one of them is doing pipi everywhere, I’m really tired cleaning and cleaning everywhere… my home smell bad all ttime… I can’t live with that. I want to know where can a leave him save. Thanks

  4. torontostreetcats Post author

    Jenny I’m not sure I understand what you’re asking. First off, is the cat, that is peeing everyone, neutered/spayed? Second, has there been any big changes in your home/lifestyle that could be upsetting the cat? Another thought regarding the cat that’s peeing everywhere – have you taken the cat to the vet to see if there’s a medical reason that he/she is peeing everywhere? That’s actually the very first thing that you should do – if the cat has a blockage that will cause the cat to be in pain every time they pee. And they will associate the pain they’re feeling (when they pee) with the spot they are peeing in. So the first time they feel the pain they would be on the litter box – and so they would associate the pain of peeing with the litter box. So they’d pee someowhere else. But then they are still in pain so the pain they feel in every place the choose to pee, they’ll associate with the pain. And that’s why they’ll just keep searching for somewhere new to pee hoping that they won’t have the pain when they pee in a new place. So in the end, it’s essential to have a vet look at the pet to see if there’s a medical problem. If you feel you can’t afford it or deal with it, you should really consider surrendering your cat to the Toronto Humane Society. To do that you’d need to either call 416 392 2273 during business hours, and ask for the intake department, or email them at intake@torontohumanesociety.com. Let me know if you need me to clarify anything.

  5. John Roche

    I,helped this woman trap some black cats,last December 2013,in ST.James Town and just before she was to take the 2nd.one to the Toronto Humane Soceity,I decided to keep the little black cat and she takes my breath away,this is my first pet.She cries a lot,should I,get her a buddy,to keep her company?She follows me everywhere,I go.Im taking her to get her shots on APRIL5/14 at the Yonge Street Mission.

  6. torontostreetcats Post author

    Hmmm John, that’s not an easy question to answer. I guess my first question for you would be has she been spayed? If she’s crying all the time and she’s not spayed then it could be a related issue. When female cats go into heat they’ll make a yowling kind of sound and they’ll make it incessantly during that time. If she hasn’t been spayed you’ll be doing her and yourself a huge benefit by getting her spayed (it’s very taxing on their system to constantly be going into heat). The Toronto Humane Society’s spay/neuter clinic offers affordable surgery ($70 +tx). I’d highly suggest you checking them out (you can call 416 392 2273 during business hours – just ask for the spay/neuter clinic or email them at spayneuter@torontohumanesociety.com. All the info you need to know about the clinic is at http://www.torontohumanesociety.com/sn_clinic.htm) If your cat HAS already been fixed, then getting a little friend for her isn’t a bad idea. They can play together and keep each other company while you’re at work or out (which is really nice). It’s really a personal choice. But before you do anything, if you haven’t already, I really hope you get her spayed. It’ll make a huge difference for her. :) Let us know if you have any other questions.

  7. Katy

    Hi, I hope someone could answer some questions for me..

    I have a cat , a female “Bella” I named her.
    I found her on the street about 7 months ago.
    I am on social assistance, so not much money at all to get her spayed.
    She is now going into heat, and destroying my couch.

    Is there somewhere or someone who can help me with her cost?

    I am in Bowmanville, Ontario

    If not, I must release her where I found her, and this will break my heart.
    I tried to keep her in good health and she is happy, someone said she might be about 6 yrs old…very tiny small black cat.

    I even applied and left numerous messages at the THS when they had there free spaying at Christmas, but I couldn’t get in!

    Thanks
    Katy

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