In the USA today has been designated World Spay Day. The Spay Day organisers say this :-
World Spay Day is a day to shine a spotlight on spay/neuter as a proven means of saving the lives of companion animals, feral cats, and street dogs who might otherwise be put down in a shelter or killed on the street. World Spay Day provides a unique opportunity for everyone who cares about animals to join together toward a common goal —a comprehensive global, united effort to end the euthanasia and suffering of companion animals.
If you can’t afford to spay/neuter your pet, it is worth asking if local rescues are part of low-cost schemes – in the UK I think Cats Protection helps, in the USA try here. If you know any other countries that offer low cost neutering schemes – let me know, I will add them here. Remember, responsible pet ownership means less ammunition for the pet haters out there.
Neutering is a no-brainer – DO IT!