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 purebred cats, or 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 with voucher: $10
TNR spay or neuter without voucher: $65 spay (female) $50 neuter (male)

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 and a maximum of three cats will be accommodated on your appointed surgery date.
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

Many of the hardworking rescue organizations, registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits with whom we partner, do not have in-house veterinary services. Collaboration is a core value at Nine Lives, so we provide spay/neuter services for these partners whenever possible.



Spay (females): $150

Neuter (males): $150

FVRCP & Defensor Rabies: $15/each

Microchipping: $20

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

Please contact us at (650) 368-1365 to learn more.
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