Posted 29 June 2009 - 02:59 PM
So the background is that I had 2 cats and FI had 2 cats (we both lived in tiny apartments and cats were a better option than dogs). We moved in together and now we have a zoo. 4 cats is crazy and one of mine just started hating one of his. He thinks his cat is the princess (god help us when we have girls) and does nothing wrong, although she is a total instigator. Anyways, mine always chases and bites her. It has gotten so bad that the one being chased wonâ€™t even use the litter box. And now for the second time in a month, she has been bitten and its gotten infected (both times). Thatâ€™s another $80 vet bill and her getting hurt is just something that I donâ€™t want to deal with. We have tried everything to make them like each otherâ€¦ discipline, rubbing both of them with the same towel, re-introducing them, separating their food/water/etc. but nothing works! Total sadness, but I think one of them is going to have to go live somewhere else. FIs mom offered to take his, but why canâ€™t they just get along
Posted 29 June 2009 - 03:06 PM
Posted 29 June 2009 - 03:19 PM
also do you have 2 litter boxes? that might help with the peeing?
Posted 29 June 2009 - 03:22 PM
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Posted 29 June 2009 - 05:29 PM
I know this sounds weird but have you tried the Dog Whisper way? I have established my self as the "dominant" in our and family and it really works. Good luck keep us posted!!!
Posted 30 June 2009 - 01:17 PM
We took in a stray cat (some jerk kicked him out!), and he tried to show our sweet angel kitty from heaven, Darla, that he was the boss. He was a good cat, he just tried to dominate.
I read books and did research and found this Feliway plug in. It can get pricey because you have to constantly refill it, but it is sooo worth it. Our cats cuddle now and groom each other. We can also tell when it wears out because he starts fighting with her again.
Check it out. You have nothing to lose!
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Posted 30 June 2009 - 01:24 PM
Posted 30 June 2009 - 01:33 PM
Seriously. My male cat went through this stage when he was about 2 years old. He was very aggressive to the point of doing harm with my older female cats. So we (with the advice and care of our vet) put him on prozac for a while. It worked great, it's really cheap, like $10 a month and after a while we were able to take him off and everything is fine.
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