Why is My Female Cat Spraying All of a Sudden?

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Due to hormonal triggers, un-neutered male cats spray urine on anything they come in contact with in order to mark their territory.

However, it comes as a surprise to many pet owners when their neutered male cats or female cats (un-spayed or spayed) begin to exhibit similar behaviors.

Why do female cats and neutered male cats spray urine? This type of spraying is not associated with territorial behavior, but rather it is associated with reasons ranging from litter box issues to underlying medical conditions such as anxiety.

If your cat sprays, it’s important to visit your vet to ensure that there is no underlying medical problem.

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