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Subsidy for Spay/Castration Operation of Stray Cats

Update : 2022-5-6

Soka City subsidizes part of the operation fees of spray or castration for stray cats in order to reduce unhappy cats.
Cunsultation in advance is necessary to use this system.
Application may be closed before the deadline as a budget is limited.
Operation fees of spray or castration for house cats are not covered.

Eligible cats: (meets all the conditions below)

(1)Cats that live in Soka City and not kept by the owner or the cats that are looked after by local citizens.
(2)Applicant is a resident of Soka City
(3)Ear v-cut treatment (sing of the operation)
(4)Sterility castration operations at the designated animal hospitals * You can check from HP of Soka City

Subsidy amount

Castration for male cats: 7,000 yen Spay for female cats: 9,000 yen

How to apply

(1)Submit an advance consultation/prior conventional paper before the operation and submit
(2)After the operation(v-cut treatment), submit an application form, photos of the cat(s) before and after and a copy of the receipt.

Applicants can borrow rental traps for catching cats up to 14 days. (Need reservation in advance)


Invalid cases

  • It is invalid if you will not submit an application form after 90 days has passed after the submittion of an advance consultation paper or by November 30 (Wed.), 2022
  • Operation may not be undergone due to some reasons of the hospitals.
  • Please find owners who can keep the castrated/spayed cats properly.
  • According to execution of budeget application may be temporarily suspended or number of applications are limited. Soka City cannot accept living cats.


available from May 9 (Mon.) and November 30 (Wed.), 2022 at the Kurashi Anzen-ka (Life Safety Section).
Tel.(048) 922-3642
FAX(048) 922-1030
E-mail: kurashianzen@city.soka.saitama.jp