Originally Posted by FuzzNSmokey311
Thanks for the help, I haven't had any problems with him spraying or anything like that. There are two strays around the area that I know of, but He doesn't go outside and is not in the windows when they are open. Can he still sense/smell them even if he doesn't interact with them? I'm going to have him neutered as soon as I can, My vet recently raised their prices on EVERYTHING, Which I don't understand considering how the economy is. But thats another story.
I know this question may be a bit descriptive but, I've caught him with his "Pinky" out a few times lately mainly when He is grooming himself...When he gets neutered will that stop? Doodle you said that when your cat mounts he is confused, By that do you mean his "Pinky" doesn't come out any more? Sorry if this is a stupid question but this is my first time owning my own cats so I'm kinda learning as I go along. I was under the impression that they just tie his tubes.
Male cats can smell a female in heat up to a couple of blocks away. Cats have been known to pull down window screens to escape and mate, if the urge is strong enough.
RE: the dreaded pinky
Well, your cat does have a penis, and it can still be stimulated, even after neutering. If he happens to do something that feels pleasant while grooming or having his tummy rubbed, he might get a tiny cat "woodie" but don't embarass the poor thing! Just ignore it, and know it's just a part of his anatomy, and part of being a boy. It will most likley not make too many appearances after he gets neutered. Just think of a baby boy who unwittingly gets an erection just because. Same thing here.
When a cat is neutered they actually remove the testicles, which would be considered castration, and the removal of his primary source of testosterone (muscle tissue is another source).
An equivalent to a cat "vascectomy" (where the "lines" are cut, so no sperm can go from point A to B) is used by breeders sometimes because the cat will still possess all his testosterone, and the urge to mate, but cannot get a female pregnant, and so the breeder may use a cat like this to satisfy his females when they go into heat, but he does not want them to get pregnant, and the resulting cat is called a "Teaser Tom".