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Male spayed cats keeps attacking female cats and then meowing when i separate them

I have 3 indoor cats 2 girls one boy the boy is only just 1 but very large and the girls are 3 and 4 the boy constantly attacks the girls he has been done as have the girls but he wont leave them alone he chases them he tries to pin them down and bite them we have odd moments when everyone is calm but its only for a short while a day one of the girls has taken to hiding in the top of the airing cupboard and hissing and spitting whenever he comes near the other girl is more brave but not a fighter so spends most of her time walking around very slowly in fear we tried feliway but it didnt seem to make a difference we live in a 1 bed flat so there isnt much space but they do get full run of the flat they have 3 litter trays all have seperate food bowls,water bowls,biscuit bowls and beds in different places but i feel like all i do is constantly shout at him and put him in time out in the bathroom which clearly isnt working


Asked by Member 1195388 on Oct 21st 2013 Tagged attacking in Aggression
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Panda Bear

Are they all spayed and neutered? If not, this is an easy solution. It calms down instinctual mating and territorial urges. If they are all fixed, then you must make hiding places for the girls where he is not allowed to go. For example, separate them only when you are not home. Time out can have the opposite effect and make him resent the females further. This is what happens sometimes when too many animals are living in a crowded space. Give him more to do with additional toys, a cat tree and scratcher. There are also cat sitter dvd's, calming collars and sprays, even chews that you can try for him. Finally, if this continues and the girls are permanently freaked, you can rehome him to a place where he will have more territory and individualized attention. ^_^


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