Problem of kitten mortality

Kitten mortality is a distressing, as well as an economic problem, which occurs to some extent in any breeding program. A study by Scott et al, 1976, of over 3,000 kittens in over 800 litters indicated 34.5% mortality between birth and one year, which is a considerable number.

MYTHS & FACTS ABOUT SPAYING OR NEUTERING

The animal population is exploding. Each year millions of unwanted pets are born and most are treated like “living garbage” and disposed of. The primary causes of pet euthanasia are the failure of owners to have their pets spayed or neutered and animals that are abandoned or relinquished to shelters because of obedience problems.