Low-Cost Cat
Spay/Neuter Clinic

Accessible, affordable spay/neuter is critical to the welfare and stability of a community’s animal population. We proudly offer low-cost spay/neuter surgeries by appointment in the following categories:

Due to high demand and a limited number of subsidies, we currently have a list of feral cats waiting for surgery. Please click here to fill out the waitlist form.

Guidelines for all surgery clients
  • For privately-owned cats, book online .
    For 501c3 rescues, please call (650) 368-1365 to schedule an appointment.
    For TNR / ferals, click here and fill out the waitlist form .
  • Please read our pre-and post-operative instructions prior to your appointment.
  • Surgery drop-off window is between 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
  • Surgery will not be performed on cats less than 2 pounds.
  • The service charge includes the surgery, general anesthesia, and pain medications. Other charges may apply.
  • All surgeries are performed in our clinic, located at 3137 Jefferson Avenue, Redwood City.
Community Cats: Trap Neuter Return (TNR)

Nine Lives’ humane TNR services help community cat caretakers maintain healthy, stable colonies while contributing to the decline in cats entering our local shelters.

TNR spay or neuter: $100 (male/female)

San Mateo County residents can reach out to the county to request Spay/Neuter assistance vouchers to help cover the cost of surgery at (650) 573-3482

Please call our clinic directly to book an appointment.

Other charges may apply, e.g., pregnancy, in-heat, lacerations, etc.

All community cats (also known as feral cats) must arrive in humane traps. Appointments are required.
Privately-Owned Cats

At a time when veterinary costs are rising, Nine Lives is happy to provide this affordable service to our neighbors!

Pricing includes surgery, general anesthesia, and pain medications / fluids if cat is pregnant or in heat. Other charges may apply.

Vaccines and microchipping are also available at the time of surgery, please talk to our staff when you arrive with your cat.

Spay (females): $300

Neuter (males): $250

Surgery in flat-faced cats incur an additional $100 fee.

Other charges may apply, e.g., pregnancy, in-heat, lacerations, etc.

We also accept San Mateo County vouchers to subsidize our pricing.
Nonprofit Rescue Support

We want to extend our rescue partners life saving capacity by offering low cost spay and neuter, which we subsidize through our own donor funds. This allows an ecosystem of rescues to offer even more lifelines to cats in need. If you are a registered 501c3 who would like to inquire about our rescue pricing please contact us on (650) 368-1365 to learn more.

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