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I have 2 cats both are females. my orange cat chynna is spayed but the other one isn't. my cat star is in heat and we recently found a puddle of pee on the floor.  I don't think chynna would pee on the floor because she is very good a bout going in the litter.I know female cats spray vertical surfaces, but do they pee on the floor?

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Hi
well this is a difficult to answer. yes sometimes a cat would urinate on the floor if they had a urinary infection or were trying to scent mark a open area. So whether in this case it is scent marking or a infection is difficult to say.

There are other symptoms if there were an infection. Please see my web page about this here
/cat-urinary-problems.html

I would not totally rule out your spayed cat, as even if she normally uses her litter tray there are occasional which could prompt this sort of behaviour and your other cat being in heat may be a trigger for your other cat to feel the need to leave her mark as it were.

I have a general page about what can cause this issue also here
/cat-urine.html

best wishes 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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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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