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I have three cats currently, the first one is 4 years old and don't seem to have any behavioural problem. The problems are with the second and the third one, who are 2 years old and less than a year old respectively.

I got the kitten early this year and the second cat has no problems with the new cat at first. It only started after a few months. The second cat will start peeing everywhere and anywhere, more often near plastic bags and near the cat food bowl. She has also peed on my bed near me while I was sleeping. We have tried scolding her and spraying her but it doesn't work. The vet reccomends some product called Feliway which was supposed to make the cats not continue the habit but it doesn't work. She does it only when we are not watching so recently we have resorted to following her around the house. It has worked for about 2 days.

The kitten however urinates on any wet cloth. Sometimes, it's not even wet. I don't know why she does this.

The two cats play together but sometimes the kitten will start meowing loudly while they are playing/fighting. The kitten seems to be really really affectionate with the first cat and seems to want to be affectionate with the second cat. The second cat has always not been a people-cat and does not like to be bothered unless she comes to us. The kitten likes being around people and is very affectionate towards people, even guests.

I don't think its a medical problem. I think its more of a behavioural problem.

Any suggestions on what I should do?
 

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The first thing you need to do is bring your cat back into the vet, they will run a series of tests, specially for a UTI as this is common. If it is behavioral however, your vet should also have medication to help with that, and can refer you to a behaviorist. I'm surprised your vet didn't give you a print out with information about improper elimination habits, please ask for it next time you go in.
The Feliway can take 2 or 3 months before it starts to really work, but I have never heard of success for it being used against improper elimination, but sometimes will work for spraying.

Is your cat spraying, or peeing?

If you are having such a problem, and this is something that has been going on for quiet some time, the longer it goes the worse it gets.
I'd recommend putting your cat in a decent sized room, with good ventilation, no carpet on the floor (this is a must), the only things in this clean room should be.
Clean (and always scooped) Litter Box
Toys
Food
Water
Scratching Post

It's important that you keep her in there most if not all of the time, but if you do choose to let her out, don't let her out of your site, and not for long, as they can tend to go right back to their old habit of peeing on things.
Basically, by being put in this room with all of her stuff and no other place to pee, hopefully this will reinforce them to use their Litter Box.

Here is a site with some good information.

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1151/houstrng.htm
 

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It really sounds like your kitten is spraying. My female cat did this when she was in heat the first couple times. Girl cats can spray just like boy cats! I think this is often not relized. How old is your kitten? And has she been fixed yet?
If not I really think that could be the problem It is important to get your cat(s)fixed as soon as possible because sometimes if they go into seson before they are fixed they will continue to spray even after they get fixed.Also she can get pregnant as early as 6 months.
If your cat is already fixed I would still suggest to call your vet and make an appointment. Please dont scold her. Cats do not like to be messy, and will avoid it at all costs. If your cat has learned the litter box and is not going in it there is something wrong. It is very important to get her checked out by a vet. Cats can die from urinary infections.
I hope you can work it out soon. keep us posted ok. :)
 

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The thing is we brought her to the vet some time ago and she recommended the Feliway. Not sure about whether she has any urinary infections. I think I will try get them checked on that.

The kitten is about 7 months old and has not been neutered yet. All my cats are females and I was kind of worried because they said that only male cats spray. Is it true?

I will persuade my elder sister to bring the cats to the vet soon. Thanks!
 
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