How To Stop Cat Spraying?
April 08, 2009 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Behavior
You will be in real problem once your cat starts to release urine on the door or other objects in your home. This is called spraying. This problem is mostly noticed among the cats kept indoors. Do you know there is perfect solution for this annoying problem?
Most of the cat owners think that spraying is a behavioral problem. No… This is a natural phenomenon of a cat family. They do so because they mark their territory. Cat urine is highly enriched with phermones. Phermones are being used for communicating between cats. These are much like fingerprints with humans, which help to identify the presence of cat family in an area.
As we discussed already, spraying urine is marking his territory. If you become angry and getting mad on your cat will not help you to solve this problem. Instead, the cat may spray more urine in more places.
The cats will spray urine when they are in heat (ready for mating). In this time, the spraying is considered as an invite for love. You should also know that the cats not only spray during the heat, but also spray when they feel stress and during encounters with other cats.
Even though the spraying is a means of communication of cats, the smell of urine is really unbearable. In general most of the house cats will do their majority of their spraying outdoors. But in case of indoors cats, which never have an opportunity to expose outdoor will have this problem. Once you have smelled the urine in your home, this is the high time to take action against this problem.
How To Stop Cat Spraying?
The easiest and effective way to stop spraying is neutering or spaying your cat immediately. There is evidence that the male cat neutered stopped spraying the same day they have the surgery. If you want to breed your cat, then this method of controlling spraying is not advisable.
The other best option is have a talk with your vet because this condition may be due to medical problem also! Your vet will be able to provide you valuable advice to stop spraying. Nowadays there are many modern types of equipment to prevent cat spraying. Browse the net to find recent equipment that helps you to find perfect solution for this problem. In nutshell, you should do something about spraying once you have noticed this condition- simply because the urine of cat not only leave stains all over your home but also stinks.
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