Endorsed By


As of July 2017, the boards of all the major national veterinary organizations have endorsed this practice:

  • The American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association American Animal Hospital Association
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners
  • Association of Shelter Veterinarians
  • Catalyst Council

Other cat-related organizations have also endorsed the Feline Fix by Five initiative.  They include:

  • WINN Feline Foundation
  •  United Spay Alliance
  • WebMD
  • The Cat Fanciers’ Association
  • The International Cat Association.


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Why the change in recommended age of sterilization of cats?

Several national veterinary organizations (AVMA, AAHA, AAFP, ASV, ) have endorsed the idea of sterilization of cats prior to first heat.  The statement which they endorsed can be found here.