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Spay/Neuter Voucher Program for Cats

Spay/Neuter Vouchers for Feral Cats and Owned cats will be available beginning on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 11:00am

Program Information

Spaying and neutering pets to prevent unwanted pregnancies is the very foundation of effective animal control.  In an effort to curb the number of homeless cats in the City of Windsor, City Council has again allocated funding in the 2015 budget to provide 650 spay/neuter vouchers to qualifying individuals.  Windsor residents, 18 and over, who fall below certain income criteria or provide care to feral cats are eligible to apply.

How many vouchers will be issued?

  • 325 vouchers will be issued to alter owned cats and 325 vouchers will be issued to alter feral cats.

What is the value of the voucher?

  • Vouchers have a value of $75.00 (including HST).

What if the surgery costs more than the voucher?

  • Any charges over and above the $75 value of the voucher are the client’s responsibility. 

How will the vouchers be allocated?

  • Vouchers will be allocated on a first come, first served basis subject to availability and eligibility (see chart below). 
 
Voucher Type
Eligibility
Maximum No. of Vouchers
Value of Each Voucher
Expiration of Voucher
Owned Cat
Windsor Resident
Over 18
Household Income below threshold
2 per household
$75 (includes HST)
3 moths after date of issue
Feral Cat
Windsor Resident
Over 18
4 per household
$75 (includes HST)
3 months after date of issue

The 2015 Cat Voucher Program will be open soon.

The date/time of the release of vouchers will be Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 11:00am.  Vouchers will only be made available by calling 311 at the time the vouchers become available to request your vouchers and to determine if you qualify for the program.

Can I give my voucher to someone else?

  • No. Vouchers are not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

 

311 Windsor City ServicesRegistration for this program will begin on March 4, 2015, at 11:00am
  • Voucher(s) will be mailed to qualifying individuals. 
  • Please read and follow the detailed instructions on the voucher.
  • The voucher must be signed by the client indicating agreement with the program criteria prior to work being undertaken by the veterinarian. 
  • The veterinarian will also sign the voucher confirming the surgery was performed.
  • Lost, misplaced or stolen vouchers will not be replaced or reissued.
  • Vouchers will not be honoured if expired (3 months past date of issue).

Where can I redeem my voucher?

  • A listing of participating Certified Veterinary Clinics will be provided to successful recipients. 
  • Voucher recipients are asked to contact one of the clinics listed on the voucher to confirm price, and to book an appointment prior to services being provided.
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Appointments must be booked in advance.  Please indicate you have a City of Windsor voucher when making the appointment.  Thank you.
 
To learn more, call 3-1-1 
For detailed information regarding the program, call Anna Ciacelli at 519-255-6100 ext. 6532.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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