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Old September 7th 03, 05:05 PM
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Does anyone know from where cats, both male and female, spray from? I know
they're not spraying urine, so where does the spray come from? Thanks.

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Old September 7th 03, 05:54 PM
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail
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Does anyone know from where cats, both male and female, spray from? I

know
they're not spraying urine, so where does the spray come from? Thanks.

Lauren
________
See my cats: http://community.webshots.com/album/56955940rWhxAe
Raw Diet Info: http://www.holisticat.com/drjletter.html
http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm



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Old September 7th 03, 05:54 PM
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail
"PawsForThought" wrote in message
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Does anyone know from where cats, both male and female, spray from? I

know
they're not spraying urine, so where does the spray come from? Thanks.

Lauren
________
See my cats: http://community.webshots.com/album/56955940rWhxAe
Raw Diet Info: http://www.holisticat.com/drjletter.html
http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm



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Old September 7th 03, 05:54 PM
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail
"PawsForThought" wrote in message
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Does anyone know from where cats, both male and female, spray from? I

know
they're not spraying urine, so where does the spray come from? Thanks.

Lauren
________
See my cats: http://community.webshots.com/album/56955940rWhxAe
Raw Diet Info: http://www.holisticat.com/drjletter.html
http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm



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Old September 7th 03, 06:22 PM
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up to spray so
how does the urine spray in that direction instead of frontwards?
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http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm
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Old September 7th 03, 06:22 PM
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up to spray so
how does the urine spray in that direction instead of frontwards?
________
See my cats: http://community.webshots.com/album/56955940rWhxAe
Raw Diet Info: http://www.holisticat.com/drjletter.html
http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm
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Old September 7th 03, 06:22 PM
PawsForThought
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It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up to spray so
how does the urine spray in that direction instead of frontwards?
________
See my cats: http://community.webshots.com/album/56955940rWhxAe
Raw Diet Info: http://www.holisticat.com/drjletter.html
http://www.geocities.com/rawfeeders/ForCatsOnly.html
Declawing Info: http://www.wholecat.com/articles/claws.htm
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Old September 7th 03, 09:44 PM
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In ,
PawsForThought composed with style:
It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up
to spray so how does the urine spray in that direction instead of
frontwards? ________


I'd like to know that too. I see Shamrock do that in the litterbox.
Stands up with his front paws on the edge of the box, his butt in the
air and pee straight backwards. I think even though it is the
litterbox, he is marking it. He doesn't do it often and usually just
after the boxes are cleaned which leads me to think he's marking. He
overshoots sometimes, too. Gets the wall. :|


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Old September 7th 03, 09:44 PM
Cheryl
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In ,
PawsForThought composed with style:
It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up
to spray so how does the urine spray in that direction instead of
frontwards? ________


I'd like to know that too. I see Shamrock do that in the litterbox.
Stands up with his front paws on the edge of the box, his butt in the
air and pee straight backwards. I think even though it is the
litterbox, he is marking it. He doesn't do it often and usually just
after the boxes are cleaned which leads me to think he's marking. He
overshoots sometimes, too. Gets the wall. :|


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Old September 7th 03, 09:44 PM
Cheryl
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In ,
PawsForThought composed with style:
It is urine sprayed on vertical surfaces.
Gail


Thanks, Gail. But doesn't the male (and maybe the female?) back up
to spray so how does the urine spray in that direction instead of
frontwards? ________


I'd like to know that too. I see Shamrock do that in the litterbox.
Stands up with his front paws on the edge of the box, his butt in the
air and pee straight backwards. I think even though it is the
litterbox, he is marking it. He doesn't do it often and usually just
after the boxes are cleaned which leads me to think he's marking. He
overshoots sometimes, too. Gets the wall. :|


 




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