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Thanks for the reply..
Yeah basically you told me the same stuff my vet, and others iv talked too in cat forums..
I will try a cat treat toy though so he can roll it around and get treats, ill do that next payday.
I did forget to mention he does have two cat trees.. One hugh one in his main room (the living room) and a 3 shelf one that sits in the window, and he sleeps up there alot.. I also stacked some tote boxes in my workshop, and put a thick blanket on top so he can lay on that and look out that window as well..
I don't have fielaway diffusers in every single room, they are so expensive to buy and keep filled. But i have 3 of them.. two of them are in the living room where he spends most of his time, and one in my bedroom.
I havent added a 2nd litter box, but he has never had a problem using his box, he always uses it.. Plus he has never "peed" outside the box, just sprayed.
But like i said, with the new pills, so far so good, and i just pray he keeps it up. Cause i literally can't take the stress of it much longer. Wondering everyday when i come home if im gonna find a new spot somewhere, cause i take my black light and inspect the while place when i first get home. And im sick of smelling pee and urine cleaner all the time, although once i get the carpets get steam cleaned that problem will be gone.
Plus if these pills just plain don't work, and he starts spraying again, my mom will probably force me to give him up so he doesn't destroy the house.
I know it sounds more like im venting about it than asking real questions, but it helps lower my stress levels to talk to someone like yourself about it.
any other advice?
Thank you for the link on the calming collars, i will try those on my next payday.. He shouldent mind wearing one, as he always used to wear one when he was indoor/outdoor, i would always make him wear a collar outside, and it never bothered him.
So if i combine the collar, with the feilaway plugins, and the feilaway spray on his spots, plus the pills, there isnt much else i can do lol..
I do keep a tin can with some pennies in it just in case i catch him trying to spray, ill give them a shake to "snap him out of it", but so far i have not had to use it.
I just gave him some turkey, and now hes laying down on his tower in the window, where he spends most of his time.
I just pray this works for him, cause hes gotta stop, my mom will probably make me give him up if after 4 or 5 months the pills don't work and he starts spraying again, which would literally crush me, as i love him so much. I mean other than his bad spraying habit, he is the most loving, and affectionate animal i have ever known. Very chatty too, he will talk right back to you.
Anyway, thanks for your time, and your advice, i will defiantly add the calming collar to my arsenal..
So far so good.. Still has not sprayed in the house..
yeah im really proud of him, he's doing really well.. I'll give you another update next week..