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Greetings!

I've got a problem that is growing increasingly larger. We have a Turkish Angora kitten who is now almost seven months old. We've had him since he was weaned.

From the time we first got Halo, we realized he liked to snuggle up in closets and mounds of clothes and urinate. He certainly knows how to use the litterbox, and it gets cleaned every day. Unfortunately, it doesn't curb his habit of 'nesting' and peeing.

This has created several problems for us. We've gotten to the point of installing child proof locks on our kitchen sink and closets because he likes to push them open and go. We keep our bedroom door soundly closed, but there always seems the minute it's open, he's in there and doing his business. We don't catch him at it often, but when we do, there's the usual deterrent: spray him with water, tell him NO in a stern voice, and the like. Unfortunately, it's not helping at all.

How do we stop him from urinating on blankets, towels, clothing, etc? Is there any way to stop him from peeing in the same spot, over and over? Can you suggest anything to get that wretched smell out of fabric? We've tried nearly everything to get out the smell and stain, but nothing's worked so far. Any recommendations would be more than welcome.
 

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well i heard a product called Nature's Miracle Just For Cats works well for getting the smells out. I've never tried it myself as i've never had the problem... but i also heard that maybe putting lemmon scented stuff, or lemmon rinds around there would be a good kitty deterent as supposively cats hate the smell. But Tiber is always very interested in my grapefruits! So i dont know if it will help, but its worth a try!
 

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There are a number of good products that get the urine odor out of carpet and other materials. Look for one that has an enzyme in it that actually destroys the bacteria instead of simply covering the smell up. One product that works well is Elimin-Odor. Cleaning the spot very well where Halo usually urinates should stop him from using the same spot over and over again. As for your cat peeing, I would try confining him to a small room like a bathroom with a litter box. Get him used to using it and let him out and see what happens. Might work. Good luck and let us know what happens :) .
 

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A breeder told me to try feli away plug ins. A friend tried it with his male cat that was spraying and he said it stopped the cat from peeing in that area and wherever else he has the plug ins. I think you can get it at Petsmart.
 

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Are you sure the cat is peeing and not spraying? Why I ask is because of the fact that these two things are two very different things. If the cat really is peeing it´s most likely a mental thing. He feels insecure or something like that. If he´s spraying he just want´s to mark and there´s few things that can make a fertile male stop marking. It should stop if you have him neutered but since it now is a habit having him neutered may not help.

I had a female cat that did the exact same thing and she didn´t stop until we had her neutered.

Try to find out first of all if he´s spraying or peeing and if he´s peeing try to find out why he might feel unsecure. Maybe he feels alone, doesn´t like the litter, maybe he feels ignored or maybe he just doesn´t like the carpet. :) Anything that might upset him.
 
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