Urine marking in home Urine marking is one of the ways cats mark their territory All cats do this and whilst this is fine outside You do not want this behaviour in our homes If your cat has started to urine mark in your home Please visit your vet to make sure there are no underlying health reasons for this change in behavior such as urine tract problems. You vet can also help you
to work out whether it’s urine marking or just your cat doesn’t want to use the litter tray For example the litter box is too small or you cat has difficulty gettinginto the box due to joint problems. Once cleared by the vet you need to identify what has triggered this behaviour. Has there been a changed to the litter used. or where the litter box is located. Cats do like privacy when they toilet.Try to place your cats litter box
in a quiet and private area. Make surethere is more than one place your cat has to go to the toilet. Have there been any changes in the home recently? Such as decorating, moving furniture or a new addition to the home a new pet or baby or any changes toyour routine. All cats are very territorial and like routine. Any slight change in their life or environment can cause them anxiety. Feliway is ally proven helpprevent and
reduce stress related behaviours such as urine marking. Using Feliway will help support your cat when changes are unavoidable. If your cat has urine marked somewhere in the home try to clean this as soon as possible. Simply using a surgical spirit and water mix or specifically designed product will remove the pheromone left by your cat without leaving a chemical smell. Everyday cleaning product may not workbecause their smell especially ammonia or bleach cleaners are usually strong and may increase the chance your cat urine marking on them. After the cleaned area has dried spray Feliway on them.
Spray should be applied at least daily. Until your cat stops marking that spot. A Feliway Diffuser can also be used to help reinforce the feeling of security. How long should Feliway be used? improvement can be seen in the first week of use But using Feliway for at least a month is recommended Remember some homes can benefit from
continuious use of Feliway especially multicat households This is not a problem as you can’t have too much Feliway. You may need to consider otherchanges to. Please watch the multicat film.
Do Female Cats Spray
when cats pee or spray it can be asmelly embarrassing mess that takes a great deal of time energy and money toclean up most people wonder do femalecats spray yes, they do this for several reasons but you can make her stop one of the reasons is marking theirterritory if you have introduced a new pet in yourhome territorial tendencies are likely to betriggered she may also start spraying if she islooking for a mate you’re female cats
spraying is a habit you can fix so thatyou and your cat can have a comfortable life some things that you can do to stop yourfemale cat spraying are to avoid stress and provide her with a quietsecluded place to sleep you can also prevent your cat fromspraying by getting her neutered if the cat is under a lot of stress she might continue spraying after beingfixed you should check with your vet to findout if the cat has any health problems
if you are sure that the cat is notunder any stress you should look for something that mayhave changed to cause her to start spraying if you have multiple cats you must foster a positive relationshipamong them so they won’t spray you should not confuse spraying andurinating because the two are very different urinating is a normal behavior thatshould not concern you unless it is outside of the litter box if you alreadyhave a cat that sprays make sure that
you clean the affected area properly toprevent remarking if you want to learn how to stop a female cat from spring andpeeing outside the litter box for good click the link below to find out how to stop a cat from spraying.