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January 24, 2021

Cats Use a Variety of Ways to Mark

11.02.14 Cats use a variety of ways to mark territories and objects. Cats, who have not been fixed, typically mark their territories through urine and fecal marking.  Other ways cats show ownership is by scratching objects and by lip/mouth rubbing them.

Cats mark by scratching objects

Cats mark by scratching objects

Say No to Used Cat furniture

01.20.13 Cat posts, cat trees and other cat furniture should always be new and never used by a cat outside the household. Some infectious diseases are transmitted through pathogens on objects. In addition, cats mark territory through scratching and rubbing. Used cat furniture marked by other cats can stress cats and cause behavior problems.