Is it possible for a male cat not to spray?

Is it possible for a male cat not to spray?

Is it possible for a male cat not to spray?

A: The vast majority of cats do not spray. Males are more likely than females to spray, but if a cat is neutered before 6 months, he will almost never spray. If an intact male cat does begin to spray, neutering him will solve the problem in about 95 percent of the cases.

What percentage of male cats spray?

Ten percent of male cats neutered before 10 months of age will still spray as adults. In households with numerous cats, at least one cat will likely spray, even if all the cats are neutered. WHAT TO DO: - Neuter or spay the spraying cat.

Do all male cats spray to mark their territory?

  • Mating: Both female and male cats spray - although unneutered males are more likely to leave their mark as a way to let the opposite sex know they're available (and to mark their territory).

Do all male cats spray if they are not fixed?

  • The vast majority of cats do not spray . Males are more likely than females to spray, but if a cat is neutered before 6 months, he will almost never spray. If an intact male cat does begin to spray, neutering him will solve the problem in about 95 percent of the cases.

Do male cats spray once they have been neutered?

  • No Spraying. Cats that are not neutered, especially male cats, tend to spray to mark their territory and communicate with other female or male cats. Once neutered, the spraying behavior typically stops. Less than 10% of neutered cats continue to spray.

Can a sterile male cat still spray?

  • Sterile males still spray. They still have all the drive a fertile male has, its just they don't cause a successful pregnancy. The cat could still be fertile! Many males don't spray but many do. KaiBengals has males that don't spray.

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