Hi Belinda. I'm Dr. Lee and will do my best to help.
With a cat that urinates the way you describe, the number one thing we need to make sure he does not have is urinary tract diseases (infections, stones, cancer etc). So he needs to get an urinalysis done to make sure everything is fine. If so, then we can blame this on behavior and there is a cat pheromone called Feliway that can help to calm cats down and rid of unwanted behavior. But like anything, there is a chance that it might not work, and then we will have to resort to using prescription medications. The botXXXXX XXXXXne is that he needs an exam and urinalysis at the very least to make sure we don't have the common diseases going on.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Thanks.
Goodness, he has gone through a lot! I have to agree your cat does have 9 lives.
About the urination, yes it can be behvaioral. But unfortunately without recheck urine etc, we cannot arrive at that conclusion. If you want to skip this step, you can try getting Feliway electric diffuser and see if that works. The thing about this is that, if it works and corrects the problem, that's great. If it does not, then we're back to square one because it does not mean we do not have behavioral problem.
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