Re: neuting a pregnant cat
Yes, it is possible, but it is ONLY possible if the C-section is performed quickly and a staff-team is present to work vigorously with each kitten as it is 'born' via C-section to get it to 'wake up' from the anesthesia given to the mother. After all kittens are delivered by C-section, she is then spayed.
IMO, I feel this procedure is a very risky one and it should only be considered in extreme duress or in the presence of other complications.
If the kittens were not term and they proceeded anyway, then I think their negligence resulted in the death of the litter by birthing them too early.