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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
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male cat neutered, now female hissing at him

My male cat just got neutered. Ever since he came back home, the female, who once got along just fine with him, has been hissing at him when he tries to come near her and she won't have a thing to do with him. Does anyone know why she would be acting this way? Has anyone else experienced this? Do you think the female will get over this and go back to being friendly and playful with him?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 11:09 AM
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He smells different and she doesn't "recognize" him.
You can try mingling their scents by rubbing a towel back/forth over each cat, one after the other. I have also read where using a drop of vanilla (not sure where you put it on them) helps mask odors and also using feli-way, a pheromone air diffuser.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 12:04 PM
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Agree with Heidi. The vanilla goes on the back of the neck.

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