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How can you tell if a female cat has been fixed? Neighbor left cat, and I need to find out if she's been fixed but don't know what to look for?

Also my male cat was fixed over a month ago but still acts like he isn't fixed, he trysto/or does spray things and he humps my stuffed animals, how do I get him to stop that esspecially the spraying?

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Hi
as far as i know there is no outward signs of whether a female cat has been spayed or not apart from the fact that she won't come into heat (see my web page about signs of this etc. here /cat-in-heat.html). whether or not a vet can do an examination to tell I'm not sure.

As for your male cat. well it can take some time for the hormone levels in his blood stream to drop and until this happens he will still display normal tom behaviors such as spraying etc. Howlong this could take is down to the individual cat but i would think that after a couple of months things should settle down.

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Kate  

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Kate Tilmouth

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I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.

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I run my own cat website at http://www.our-happy-cat.com and have been a dedicated cat owner for over 20 years. I have encountered many different cat problems and situations and feel that i have a good understanding of cats and cat ownership.

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I am a platinum member of Ezinearticles where i write mainly cat related articles.

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Educated to High School level and have since worked for many years in a customer support based environment, gaining vocational qualifications.

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