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OrangeSquashTallGlass Thu 31-Mar-16 14:08:07

We have an indoor rescue cat. She was very very timid and stressed for a long time when she first came to us but we worked hard to help her feel safe here and she's like a different cat now.

About 3months ago we got new upstairs neighbours (old Victorian building converted into flats) who also had a cat. He comes down the fire escape from upstairs and sits right up against the bedroom window yowling. Our cat hisses at him and I think is stressed by it. He seems a very nice cat but is just a bit obsessed with her!

Anyway, my problem is this: over the past few days I've been able to smell cat wee in that room. It's definitely coming from the window (drafty sash window) but I can't see a wet patch or find anything. I think either he's spraying/weeing from the outside or maybe she is from the inside? Either way it stinks.

Help me oh wise cat owners! What can I do?

msrisotto Fri 01-Apr-16 21:01:59

Hi, so although I can't solve my own problem, I have watched plenty of Jackson Galaxy grin. Have you got a blacklight? Might help you find out where it is coming from so you can clean it and act accordingly.

StillYummy Fri 01-Apr-16 21:07:13

Is your cat neutered? If not then that may be making him curious. Other than that... How about some lion poo in a bag outside near the window?

cozietoesie Fri 01-Apr-16 21:10:22

Do you happen to know if the other cat is neutered?

OrangeSquashTallGlass Fri 01-Apr-16 21:14:21

Thanks risotto. No blacklight but I'm 99.9% sure I've got rid of it all now. And she hasn't done it again since I went above and beyond with the cleaning (fingers crossed).

Yummy yes my cat has been neutered but I don't know about the neighbours cat. I keep meaning to strike up casual chat with them about him but we never seem to see each other and I don't want to go up just to say "I think your cat fancies my cat and it's causing a bit of bother"(!)
May have to invest in lion poo!

msrisotto Fri 01-Apr-16 21:22:36

Also, Vicky Halls books are good, Cat Detective and Cat Confidential.

StillYummy Sat 02-Apr-16 12:55:11

You could also try a feliway plug in to stop her feeling stressed. They really work for us and kept the cat happy through building work and new babies.

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