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Feature June 2016 Issue

Sexual Aggression in Cats

Owners should realize that neutering does not always entirely eliminate the male catís behavioral instinct to mate.

Sexual Aggression in Cats

Believe it or not, even a neutered male cat can potentially make life miserable for his female house mates. We explain some of the reasons ó and how to help.

Unless youíre planning to breed your male cat, there are a number of extremely good reasons to have your pet neutered at some point during the first six months or so of his life. Most importantly, the procedure will prevent his contributing to the worldwide problem of feline overpopulation.

Neutering will also eliminate or at least reduce the occurrence of several undesirable sex-related behaviors.

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