HOW TO GET MY PET SPAY & NEUTERED?

Mexicali Transport Services

Imperial Valley is located in a small desert community with few vets and limited low-cost Spay & Neuter services. In an effort to reducing the overpopulation of animals, we offer a transport service several times a week for dogs & Cats.

**Too Cute Kitten Rescue provides transportation ONLY and is not responsible for any medical issues that may occur. We always recommend talking to your veterinarian for questions of concerns.

Pet Cats

$35 

Transport to/from Mexicali Vet

Covers vets fee for Spay & Neuter

  • Vaccinations are an extra $10

Cats must be 2 month 2 lbs and in a carrier

Dogs

$45

Transport to /from Mexicali Vet

Covers vets fee for Spay & Neuter

  • Vaccinations are and extra $10

Dogs must be 3 months and under 25 Lbs

Feral/Unowned Cats

$45

Transport to/from Mexicali Vet

Covers vets fee for Spay & Neuter, FVCRP, Rabies, Ear-Tip, and basic wellness check

Ear-mite/fleas extra $5

  • All cats for this service even if friendly MUST be in a trap!

Call/Text Stacy (760) 844-8137

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I prepare for surgery?

Take food away by midnight the night before surgery. Water is fine.

Q: How long will the animal be gone?

It depends on how many animals are going that day. Usually, the time is about 8-10 hours.

Q: What can I expect when the animal returns?

Pets

  1. Your pet will be tired and groggy when coming out of anesthesia. Keep them warm and comfortable until fully awake.
  2. Offer food and water once fully alert.
  3. Keep the your pet inside during the recovery period.
  4. Don’t let your pet run around and jump on and off things for up to 2 weeks after surgery, or as long as the vet advises.
  5. Ensure the pet is unable to lick their incision site by using a cone (popularly known as the “cone of shame”) or other methods, as recommended by the vet.
  6. Check the incision every day to make sure it’s healing properly. If redness, swelling, discharge or a foul odor are present, contact your vet immediately.
  7. Don’t bathe your pet for at least 10 days post-surgery.
  8. Call your vet if your pet is uncomfortable, is lethargic, is eating less, is vomiting or has diarrhea. 


Feral/Unowned Cats

Now that the surgery is done it will be imported to care

for the cat while they recover! Cats usually need 24-hours to recover before release. 


1.    Keep cats in their trap and covered! Don’t stick your fingers in the trap. Monitor the cats until they fully wake up. Check for bleeding, difficulty breathing, and vomiting.


2.    Allow the cats to recover overnight in a warm (not too hot) place, since they cannot regulate their body temperature while recovering from anesthesia. Some grogginess is normal.


3.    If possible, place traps off the floor on wood planks or tables covered with newspapers and plastic to protect floors and keep cats from getting cold. Don’t put cats on a cement floor.


4.    Give the cat’s food and water after they wake up. Slowly put wet food with added water at end of trap and don’t put hands inside.


5.    Always release the cats out of the traps in the same place where you trapped them and release Resume feeding schedule.


6.    Thoroughly clean the traps with nontoxic disinfectant. Always leave traps cleaner then when you found them.


7.    If a cat is vomiting, bleeding, having difficulty breathing, or not waking up, DO NOT WAIT – Contact your veterinarian immediately. veterinarian immediately.

Q: Are Vets in Mexico qualified to care for animals?

In a nutshell, Vet schools in Mexico are different in only one way --they are cheaper. The The National Autonomous University of Mexico School meet's arguably the highest global standard available—it was granted full accreditation by the AVMA Council on Education in 2011.

Q: What do you need to cross the border?

When you arrive to drop off your animal(s) we have a form to fill out. Usually, they want Rabies vaccinations, however plan ahead and our vet provides us with needed documentation.

Q: Who do I call if there is a problem?

We recommend speaking to your vet if you have any questions or concerns. We can provide the vets address and phone number in Mexicali if you wish to take your pet back for consultation. If it is not an emergency and your want your pet seen we can transport your pet to the vet on the next Spay & Neuter day.