why would my cat suddenly start spraying in the house??

Discussion in 'Working and Companion Animals' started by TxCloverAngel, Oct 2, 2006.

  1. TxCloverAngel

    TxCloverAngel Happiness is Homemade

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    I have 2 inside young cats (female) and one outside male cat from the same litter.

    the girls are just experiencing their first heat cycle.

    one of them has started to spray in the house. I caught her yesterday going on a towel in the bathroom, and just now in the kitchen she went on the storage shelf?!?!?!?!

    I WILL not have a cat inside that sprays....... what can I do?
    Of course this cat is the most lovable wonderful cat I have. grrrr :help:

    i clean their litter box 2-3 times a day.
     
  2. susieM

    susieM Well-Known Member

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    They'll stop if you spay/castrate them at an early enough age...before they get into the habit. Ask our vet for a discount, since you have more than one.
     

  3. Ardie/WI

    Ardie/WI Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Spaying/neutering helps a lot. what they are doing is a natural thing for cats when they're not spayed/neutered.
     
  4. GoldenMom

    GoldenMom Well-Known Member

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    You hit the nail on the head when you said they're going through their 1st heat! It's VERY common to get behavior changes such as spraying during heat cycles. Get them spayed ASAP.