Why Do Cats Spray?

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Cats usually spray because they are confident and present themselves as the dominant figure in a multi-cat household. Other cats spray stems from cats that are slightly intimidated, less confident and even somewhat timid. They are basically marking their territory which is a common goal for spraying in felines.
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Male cats spray to mark territory or find a female to mate with. If you have a unfixed male with an unfixed female chances are the male will spray. It smells awful but there is nothing
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Cats urine mark for sexual reasons and due to stress. . If your cat has not been neutered (male or female) the answer is probably the first and there is an easy fix for it involving
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When a cat sprays on furniture, you can tell almost immediately. If you stumble upon the furniture after the cat has sprayed on it, you will feel a noticeable wetness. Shortly after
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A cat spraying is an instinct that male cats have to mark their territory. Whatever they're spraying on, it means "this is mine". There are some deterrents available at
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Generally cats spray to mark their territory. This means they mist urine on an object saying it belongs to them. Other cats won't intrude on a marked space of a cat usually.
Cats do not spray because they have a litter box problem going on. They spray in order to communicate the setting of boundaries. They basically do it to be territorial, and to show other cats that that is their territory.
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