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How to stop your cat spraying - pets


The cat backs up to the door, lifts the tail and releases a fine spray of urine. Yes, your cat is spraying. You have a problem. But one you can solve.

Figures from the British Alliance of Pet Behaviour Counsellors say that attack in dogs and marking actions in cats are the largest conduct tribulations in the UK pet population.

Spraying is marking behavior, not a litter box problem. Sprayed cat urine contains pheromones, a substance that animals use to communicate. Combinations of pheromones work like fingerprints: they ascertain the cat.

A spraying cat marks his or her territory with cat urine. It basically says: 'This is mine'. You may not like it, but in receipt of angry doesn't help. It may even have an conflicting effect: more spraying.

Cats in heat are attracted by the odor of cat urine. For them, spraying is amazing like an enticement to love. The consequences may be there in 65 days: a nest of cute diminutive kittens.

Cats do not only spray all through sexual encounters. Some also do it for the duration of conflicts with other felines, or when they are stressed.

For associates the scent is far from pleasant. Thankfully most cats spray outside. But what if you have a cat spraying inside? Do amazing about it! And yes, that is possible.

The most radical and effectual thing you can do is neutering or spaying your cat. Most castrated toms blocked spraying from the day they were operated.

But maybe you have a analyze not to sterilize your cat. In that case try to find out why your cat sprays.

Maybe it sprays only when it sees an added cat. Solution: block the view. Or it sprays since of a conflict with a further pet. Keep them separated and troubles might be over.

If you don't know why your cat sprays, chat about it with your veterinarian. Odds are he will counsel you to spay or neuter. But your vet can also check if there is a medicinal problem.

Anyway, do not leave this badly behaved unsolved. Cat urine odor and stains can make your home a very uncomfortable place, and your cat will still hang about a cat even when it doesn't spray anymore.

Journalist, site designer and cat lover Marc de Jong is the editor and owner of http://www. cat-pregnancy-report. com, a website about cat pregnancy, kitten care, cat healthiness and other cat connected subjects.


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