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posted 02-27-2004 11:15 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for hayjack1     Edit/Delete Message
We have 3 male cats...which leads to a lot of competition! They are all neutered and use the litter box. But we have caught them spraying houseplants and a particular wicker chest. I would like to know if anyone knows a way to prevent this spraying?? I've heard of products you can buy to squirt around your house which make furniture, etc. smell in such a way that the cats will not desire to spray them. Does anyone know about these things or have any ideas?

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posted 02-27-2004 03:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for nern     Edit/Delete Message
There is a spray called Feliway that is supposed to help prevent territorial marking.

You can find more info. and possible solutions regarding spraying on this site:

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posted 02-28-2004 07:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for wtpooh     Edit/Delete Message
Feliway worked for me. My female cat and a new kitten were introduced into a house with 3 male cats. The male cats were spraying alot so I tried feliway and it has worked wonders. No more spraying!! I would spray the areas they marked everyday (you only need one squirt per area) and now I just squirt once a week or so even though the spraying had stopped. The bottle seems to last forever.

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