February 18th 06, 05:16 PM
Yes, this is correct. If the neighbor doesn't do it, take him in yourself
and have him neutered.
"MaryL" -OUT-THE-LITTER> wrote in message
> "michele" > wrote in message
>> My neighbor has an outdoor male kitten (10 months) who sprays anything
>> and everything he walks by, and he is often walking in MY yard !! What
>> can I do about this ? My neighbor says the cat is not spayed, but he
>> plans to have it done. Is it too late to stop this cats spraying
>> behavior ? Thank you for any advice anyone can offer.
> Your neighbor's cat needs to be neutered *immediately.* This is not
> guaranteed to solve the problem, but there is a good chance that it will.
> It may take awhile for you to see the effect. The longer your neighbor
> waits, the less likely it is to be effective for the purpose you are
> concerned about. This really should have been done *long* ago because
> your neighbor's cat is past the age when he could already have become a
> father (which produces still more kittens in a world where shelters have
> to euthanize most cats that are brought to them).
> Let your neighbor know that there are many other benefits. For males the
> benefits include:
> · eliminating testicular tumors,
> · preventing enlargement of the prostate glands,
> · and preventing injuries and diseases associated with escaping and
> (Note: I saved this information some time ago from a source that I can no
> longer locate on the Internet.)