Do female cats pee on items or mark territory when they are in heat???
on Apr 18th 2011
in Behavior & Training
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Yes, sometimes. Some females are veritable fountains. Most of my intact females don't, however.
Lola answered on 4/18/11. Helpful? / 0
If you have unaltered cats in your household, they will ALL mark and not just when they are in heat. Unaltered cats are about 90% more likely to spray inside and out when they are defending their territory. Altered or "fixed" animals will spray too, but not as often. If your cats are spraying and not fixed, pretty soon your house is going to smell like a litter box. Your walls and doors will have orange spray marks, etc. If for no other reason than fresh air in your house, it's a good reason to have any unaltered cats you have spayed or neutered. If you can't afford it, google low-cost spay and neuter clinics in your area. Most will neuter for as little as $20 and spay for less than $50.
Izadore (Izzie) answered on 4/19/11. Helpful? / 0
Yes. I had to throw a couch out because of it. Spay your cat unless you are licensed to breed. Adding onto what Izzie said, if the cat begins to deposit urine all over your house the ammonia in the air will make it's quality toxic. Many many people don't realize this. They think the house just stinks. As if that isn't rude enough to guests and others that might live with you, it's also going to make you sick. Spay your cat.
I agree with the other posters. This is common behavior for both unaltered males and females in heat. Both genders spray and mark with urine to attract a mate. Please have your cat spayed. You'll both be happier.
Linus (Dreamboat #72a) answered on 4/19/11. Helpful? / 0