Book your cat into our Community Cat Desexing & Microchipping Program

Good news! You can now book your spot in RSPCA’s free desexing program. 

This program is a joint initiative between RSPCA South Australia and the City of Onkaparinga – and with the aim to desex 2,000 cats and kittens over the course of two years – it is the largest of its kind ever in Australia.

You can now book your spot in our first round of desexing.

If you are unable to attend your appointment, please ensure you cancel your booking via the link in your confirmation text message.

No bookings available? Join our waitlist for upcoming appointments.

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Sherry the senior cat

What to expect on the day

Our admissions team will take you through documents and waivers on the day that will require your signature. You can find examples of these documents below. 

Please take the time to read through the following documents for further information about what to expect on the day of your cats desexing and microchipping. 

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As excited as we are that you’re keen to join this program, we do need to remind you of a few important details.

You will only be eligible for the program if: 

You can provide proof of address (eg driver’s license, passport, utility/rates bill, bank statement) in the Onkaparinga region and photographic identification – those who cannot provide this on the day of desexing forfeit their desexing spot.

Only the following cats are eligible for the program:

  • Above the age of three months
  • Above the weight of 1kg 
  • Below the age of 12 years
  • Determined by our vets as healthy enough to undergo desexing surgery 
  • Determined by our vets as not being a health risk to humans or other cats 

If you are able to meet all of these requirements then please book now. Please note we are continuously adding new booking times. 

Where do I go?

All appointments take place at RSPCA South Australia’s Lonsdale shelter (25 Meyer Rd Lonsdale 5160). Drop off times are between 7:30 – 9:30am. Please refer to your appointment for the drop off time you have booked. 

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Have questions?

We’ve created a detailed ‘frequently asked questions’ document to help you understand more about the program.

Read our Cat Plan

This program is a monumental step in achieving the objectives in our Cat Management Plan for South Australia.

Contact your council

Live outside Onkaparinga? Would you like your council to be involved in a similar initiative? Let them know.

Learn about desexing

What is desexing, and how can it solve overpopulation problems? Is it safe? Read our guide to find out.