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JTP wrote at 2015-01-30 17:24:15
Female cats will spray, like males.  Even neutered females will spray (about 10%). This spray is a combination mixture of an oily anal gland secretion and urine, much different than the urine evacuated through normal "peeing". The activity is usually the result of some sort of conflict or territorial issue.  If you have other cats, there may be a problem that you're not aware of.  Your cat may be able to see or smell other cats that are hanging around your house, screens, or windows.  You may even be tracking in scent or spray from another cat on your shoes.  I have four indoor cats, all neutered, three males and one feisty little female.  ONE of the males sprays, as is often the case in multi-cat homes.  Luckily for us, he only does it in high walled enclosed pans.  

janiej wrote at 2016-09-12 20:50:38
After some research I found that the cat is marking territory by spraying from his anal glands. Along with some urine.

It is strong and foul.

Good luck to us all trying to fix this!


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I can answer most non-veterinary questions about cats. My particular expertise is pedigree cats, breeding and showing. However, I am versed in feline behavior, cat breeds and their characteristics, general feline husbandry, and the like.


I judged for the Canadian Cat Association from 1975 until 1982. I am currently an approved allbreed judge for the Cat Fanciers'' Association (the world''s largets cat registry), and have been judging for them since 1991. I have been breeding pedigreed cats since 1971 and have been exhibiting pedigreed cats in shows since 1970. I obtained my first pedigreed cat in 1970 and have never looked back. In 1971, I obtained my first Abyssinian which has become my primary breed. In addition, I have bred Manx and Persians. Currently, besides the Abyssinians, I am also breeding Maine Coons.

Cat Fanciers'' Association, inc. (CFA) and the Manx, Maine Coon, and Abyssinian breed councils. I am currently Abyssinian breed council secretary.

Cat Fancy Magazine, The Abyssinian Chapter in The Cat Fanciers'' Association Complete Cat Book, and Articles for various editions of The Cat Fanciers'' Association Yearbook

I received a B.S. from Drexel University in 1968, a M.Math from University of Waterloo, in 1970, a Ph.D. from University of Waterloo in 1975, and a MBA from McMaster University in 1980. I received my approved allbreed judging status in the Cat Fanciers'' Association in 1999.

Awards and Honors
We have produced a number of Cat Fanciers'' Association (CFA) National winning Abyssinian and Maine Coons. We have produced a number of Abyssinian and Maine Coon Distinguished Merit females (an award for a top producing cat), including the first Distinguished Merit Abyssinian in the red (sorrel) color. I am the CFA Abyssinian breed council secretary and belong and/or hold office in a number of cat clubs. I am also a member of the CFA Judges Association.

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