Nov 26, 2016 #1 The last few weeks, I've caught one of my 16 year old cats going through the motions of mating with his brother. She does not seem all that sexually interested as she just kind of licks it and walks away. Housecats. If your cat goes outdoors at all, keep these these safety factors in mind. I have never heard of this problem with cats. I have had him for two months and he exhibits many signs of aggression, along with appearing to be in rut. Neutered Male Cats Mounting Younger Neutered Male Cat? I got them both neutered; problem solved. |. Both male and female dogs mount other dogs, people and objects. Advice. I think they still have instinct and it probably is a "dominance" thing. Since then he has also started kneading my clothes and yesterday I caught him on top of my big cuddly toy cat. Male cats are seen as being more friendlier than the rather aloof and independent female cats. One is dominant over the other, but they both take turns mounting each other just for about a minute at a time. Might even make him sleep there in the nighttime to avoid a problem while asleep. Okay, so, bit of a long post. He actually “raped” one of the other males last summer and injured him. I would assume this would also be true of cats. He is trying to mate with his brother. I now have to warn people before they come over that they may witness some strange things with the cat and his bear! The oldest male is the "Alpha Cat" and making sure the new little one (who might have an attitude!) Kittens often mount each other too, although the play is usually broken up by an estrous female cat (i.e. Neutered male cats. Hi, I'm really worried. It's only that blanket and when it's time to go to bed he runs into the bedroom for that throw blanket and goes at it for some time. How can I stop this from happening, she hates it. Reviving the Topic - Aengus, Freshly Neutered and Other Cats So, in my other post I linked to the video of Aengus in action, violating the cat bed. Sometimes they mount each other, and they don't put up a fight with each other. My girl just kneads both of the pillows with her paws. He was neutered at 6 months, as were all the others. When you examine both genders closely, there really isn't a great deal of difference between the way the sexes behave, especially in neutered cats.However, an entire tomcat has strong natural urges to protect his territory and find a mate, which can result in behaviors considered anti-social by some. The cat is acting normal.You are applying what you think should be normal behavoir for a human to a cat.Cats,as any animal, do not have the same moral compass as you.I am sure you may have heard this old joke.A vet visits a woman who tells him she can't understand how her cat keeps getting pregnant.At that moment a big tom cat walks by and the vet says what about that tom cat.The woman replies don't be silly thats her brother. It is dominance because our male dogs do it, they have been recently neutered so they still mount our spayed females. She'll screech every time it happens and a LOT of hair goes flying everywhere. I don't know why. If you really want to put the kibosh on hormonal behavior, you have to get everybody done. He doesn't try to hump people or my other neutered male cat just that blanket. ... During their tour outside, it is likely that may be attacked by other cats or animals. Cat neutering often reduces roaming, aggression or fighting with other cats and urine marking behaviors. Is it good or bad? For example, a male cat, or even a female cat, may mount a male cat to express his or her wish to become dominant. Housecats. There's other male and female cats in the house, all fixed/neutered. I got him neutered and it stopped. Then again, good, old-fashioned sexual desire could be to blame, after all. But of course he gets himself slapped silly by the female, and it really made the female angry yesterday. 5. I wanted to be sure of my suspicions so I looked this up. It happens in a matter of seconds. So, sorry to say the blanket disappeared and I'm waiting to see if he continues on something else. Even more upsetting for human family members is when the cat decides to start humping a visitor’s leg. Not sure how far it would progress with a receptive female. Females may use mounting as a statement of social position as well. There’s got to be more to this behavior than simply an un-neutered state and you don’t address any of the other possibilities. 5. You need to separate these cats. What should I do? Females can be dominant over other females and even over male dogs, and can display this by assuming a mounting … I am worried for his brother. Cyrus (2 years old) and Scotti ( 1 year old). I would think this is a sign of dominance. Your male's stalking, mounting, and chasing your other cat away from important resources may reflect territorial issues or pushy behavior. Change your dog’s focus and he or she will stop the behavior. My neutered cat humps my arm! BJ is getting cornered, bumped, and pushed around. Veterinary behaviorist, Nicholas Dodman, has suggested this may have something to do with the fact that the female doesn’t smell like a male. What's up with them taking turns, and not being particularly aggressive about it? For instance, humping can signal infection or irritation, or, in male dogs, prostate problems. Total sweetheart, neutered, around 5 months old. If that it what's up at your place I'd talk to a few vets for advice. Create elevated locations for cats who want to engage and also for those who don't. Wisely the other male throws him off pretty quickly. Kitten. That is NOT usual. It’s not that unusual for neutered dogs to exhibit male behaviors, such as roaming, mounting, urine marking (leg lifting on objects) in the house and fighting with male dogs. You should see some of these behaviors fade as they reach one year of age. Yes, and apart from the issue of conception, there’s some vague evidence (the lady screaming) that penetration was achieved. Blood can still be pumped to this area. Even long after your precious pet's hormones have faded away, he may continue partaking in these stances out of habit, especially if he was neutered at a later age -- say any time after approximately 6 months. by Nancy (Kenton, OH, USA) I have a male neutered cat, Buster. A neutered male can even display mounting behavior toward a spayed female. My dogs do this. ditto all of the posts...we have a female dog who will "hump" the cat...it is a sign of dominance and not a sexual move...just looks like one!! My 11-month old male cat started doing this a few months ago. Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts Payments. I have a nuetered male persian who frequently tries to 'mount' another neutered male cat. i have 3 neutered adult male cats. A neutered male cat cannot reproduce. If this behavior happens out in a free-range environment with intact cats, or if we see it on a nature program, it’s something we understand as normal animal behavior. Poor little Rusty is having a rough time dealing with this. why? My girlfriend moved in with her two cats (one male, one female). So I don't bother them when they hump each other, but I get the squirt gun out when they torment the girls. What should I do? Studies show that one-third of male dogs experience a rapid decline in mounting and another one-third experience a gradual decline in mounting after being neutered. I'm going away for a week and I'm afraid Tommy will fracture his legs; BJ is skinny and Tom is fat. One is far worse than the other but they've just had a fight which has encouraged me to ask this. Male Cat Getting Friendly With Another Male Cat? It only happens in the morning, and they've started doing it where we can't quickly find and separate them. I don't know what else to do. Thread starter mczolton; Start Date Jan 26, 2002; Jan 26, 2002 #1 M. mczolton TCS Member Thread starter. I have 2 male cats, Tommy 4 and BJ 15. Even neutered males will display the tendencies of an intact cat if the stimulus is great enough. 4. This is interesting! I have 2 cats, male, both neutered. I do understand they can sometimes look pretty naughty. Siouxsie: We’re 99% sure that anal penetration does not occur when male cats mount other males, because we don’t think it would be physically possible. :). He was also humping my arm when I layed in … Another combination is a neutered male cat mounting an estrous female. He was spayed right before I brought him home. Females can be dominant over other females and even over male dogs, and can display this by assuming a mounting … I'm assuming Tom is neutered. However, when it’s a neutered male cat attempting to mount a female or even another male in the household, it causes concern for many cat guardians. I also have an older female cat (11 years old) who is not pleased to have a very energetic younger brother. The oldest reigning male cat of the household is started to try and be overly friendly with the biggest male kitten! Dargo ONLY mounts Odin, however. Some males will not mount or spray after being neutered, others will. Distract your dog in mid-hump with his favorite dog toys , a walk and exercise or other sort of playful redirection. Connor is my biggest kitty. This Neutered Male Cat Was Found On Routt County Humane. My niece has two neutered male cats, Sammi and Buddha. So it was technically a threesome. Neutered Male Cat Mating by: Sue My formerly stray cat, Smoky, (he’s about 1.5 years old) was adopted in April. He is the alpha cat, and very dominant. Veterinary behaviorist, Nicholas Dodman, has suggested this may have something to do with the fact that the female doesn't smell like a male. I think its a dominance thing. Would neutering him solve the issue? In fact, it is a fairly normal part of canine social behavior. Prior to that, they may get along famously, and then suddenly the cats’ social ranking starts to matter. No comments | | | 0 No comments. Suddenly, Connor is pulling the dominance act again. The younger male cat is about a year and a half old. They have been together since birth without any problems. However, my cat's penis always comes out, and my other cat usually sways and hisses at him, or runs away. Never happened when we got Gizmo because he was neutered at the same age. He covered the whole king size bed a few times in one session, which lasts about 20 minutes. Additional benefits of cat neutering include reduction in unwanted behaviors and certain health risks. Mounting of male cats, in many cases, is simply a social dominance cue when one cat invades another's territory. And Mickey was neutered at least 2 months ago. one who's in heat). He doesn't bother with the alligator at all. First he made a half growl-screaming noise. Wandering aimlessly can also result in the cat being hit or run over, or enter in brutal fights with other cats. If not, that would be the obvious next step. Fast forward six months or so, and we bring in a tiny 8 week old female kitten. I have a neutered male cat who mounts my other male neutered cats. Not a flinch or a hesitation! Although I paint a picture the visually wasn't anything like two stuck dogs. Feline Neutering All About Male Cat … male cat mounting other male cat. Cat owners may be concerned when they see their fixed male cat trying to mount another male cat. He was also humping my arm when I layed in bed. My male cat is 6 months old and not neutered. Now he doesn't play like before because of this. 1 and 2 years old. You'd think that there could not be anything more alarming, but they DID NOT move when I flew into the room! Why would he do so? Neutered male cat mounts spayed female cat, people, furniture, etc: I adopted my male kitty Simon (aka "The Orange Tornado", aka "The Creamsicle of Chaos") from the shelter late last year at 9 months old. I have 3 female (fixed) cats, and it is funny to sometimes see them trying to get ahold of each other's neck (in the back), as if they were going to mate. He mounts Buddha and grabs his neck, and trys to mate. Connor and Murphy are from the same litter - born March 4 - and I think Mickey is around the same age, but we rescued him off the street so I can't be 100% sure. The same goes for when dogs mount female dogs. I have 2 cats, male, both neutered. Neutered male cats may still engage in masturbation or even mounting of other cats. They are still sleeping next to each other now. It will, as Jeremy said in his comment, greatly reduce the behavior. If a male cat has been castrated, then their testicles have been removed, but their penis should still function normally. I have 4 male cats, all neutered. If the aggression is caused by anxiety, or something else, neutering won't help. He began the thrusting behavior on a pillow of a frog, on top of it's head which has plastic eyeballs. What do I do? They are about 5 years old and are from the same litter. This is a page about neutered male cat mounting other male cats. Mounting behavior in neutered cats can also be an attempt at reinforcing status. He was neutered at 9 weeks old. It is a misconception that neutered male cats cannot achieve erections. Even when BJ is sleeping he lays next to him. He sometimes brings his girlfriend in my bed while I am sleeping. If BJ goes somewhere Tom gets up and follows him. A single unfixed cat, male or female, can influence the behavior of every other cat in the mix. Such situations can be very tense for both the households and to prevent them from happening, you must not act in a hurry. Why would they all of a sudden start doing this now? All of a sudden the older cats keep trying to mount the younger, more passive cat. While their competitive behavior can make male cats more aggressive than their female counterparts, these are generalizations and there can be exceptions. Are they new to each other or is this a new thing happening? It has all been rather overwhelming considering we have recently added our 7 month old baby to the "litter".I assume that there was penetration based upon the screams coarsing from our bedroom and the positioning of the two upon the light switch thrown on. Is it good or bad? Again, they don't seem to mind, but I've also never seen them do this before (they are both 11 years old). My cat Felix who has been neutered since 6 months was mounted by two brothers who weren't neutered. If you really want to put the kibosh on hormonal behavior, you have to get everybody done. Mounting, humping, and other overtly sexual behaviors are a normal part of canine reproduction. Separated but crying! Some of these behaviors are not testosterone driven. I leave them alone unless they get unnecessarily rough. One is female and she occasionally sucks the other dogs penis but only very briefly and he does not really seem to get off. This has nothing to do with sex, but rather your older male cat is exhibiting his dominance over the newcomers. But it can be a bit shocking and off-putting when a neutered male or spayed female dog carries on this way. He will get on top of another male cat and just sit there, he will bite the back of their neck and kick his paw against the back of the other cats hind? We introduced them through the usual means and everything seemed to be fine for about a month. I have a neutered male cat who mounts my other male neutered cats. The one it's being done to is usually asleep or doesn't seem to even notice. I break things up if someone is really getting hurt. He doesn't try to hump people or my other neutered male cat just that blanket. When Connor and Murphy were around 4 months old, Connor started expressing some dominance behaviors - pinning Murphy by the scruff and biting hard enough to make him cry. I thought that once a male cat was neutered he didn't have the desire to mate with another anymore or something. Females may use mounting as a statement of social position as well. No Spraying. Other than that, they play together, eat together, basically get along very well. Now he doesn't play like before because of this. Follow. LOL! The female "knows" she is the "queen" and expects to be treated royally. Female cats release chemical signals when they are ready to mate. It may take weeks and in some cases, months or even years. It can take 6 months or so for all testosterone to leave your kitties. Other times he will knead it with his paws and still other times seems to try to mate with it's head. Then I agree separating them for awhile (a couple of pet gates) would be my next move. They've just had to move with me to a much smaller house, so I imagine a lot of this might be spatial. Re-focus Your Pup-Dog humping is an instinctual response. Some neutered males can still have sexual urges, and can respond to a female in heat, but this kitten is too young to be giving off any of those signals. Less than 10% of neutered cats continue to spray. I've done the water bottle squirting in the face. Neutering only stops aggressive behavior caused by sex drive, such as when two males are fighting over the same female. The two have grown up together and have lived with each other all of their lives. They've never behaved like this before. Is this normal behavior? If your neutered male cat continues making conspicuous "mounting" positions long after being fixed, do not be alarmed. Now he doesn't play like before because of this. He is trying to mate with his brother. Why would my male himilayan cat (not neutered) try and mount another male himilayan (not neutered). Yes, and apart from the issue of conception, there’s some vague evidence (the lady screaming) that penetration was achieved. I've seen the whole spectrum. Neither cat seems to mind much when it's their turn to be the "victim," with a benign facial expression and purring. I just caught him pinning and humping Murphy. My boy goes through different emotions with this frog and sometimes avoids it refusing to go near it. We have two neutered dogs that do the same thing - it's annoying, but with dogs, it means that the one is trying to establish dominence. ... Neutered cats have a tendency to clean and groom themselves often. So far I've only seen this happen after about 10 PM. I separated them and the younger/bigger one missed her older counterpart and became loving after they were reunited. Why does my un-neutered male cat constantly mount my other (neutered) male cat? This is normal behavior. My male cat is almost a year old and wont stop trying to mount/hump my female cat. That cat is now staying in the back room (his choice) and only comes out to eat. Neutered male trying to mount spayed female. I didn't realize what he was doing until last week! I have 3 female cats and a yorkie terrier .. Why would he do so? my 7 year old male cat gets on my side when I am laying on my bed and watching tv and humps on me and meows he has been nuetrued a long time ago, the vet says some cats just do that, or some thing simular grrrrr. Advertisement. You need do nothing. He was neutered at the age of 6 months ASAP because he was jumping on the backs of my other cats (all spayed and neutered). So far, this has happened in her presence, five to six times. Total sweetheart, neutered, around 5 months old. High levels of social stress may trigger mounting behavior just as it can trigger urine-marking behavior. Our ladies are quite small so have not yet been spayed, for this reason the boys try to oblige when the time is right. Anonymous. Pinning them and biting their necks pretty hard. Most people don’t realize that this behavior isn’t limited to intact male dogs, nor do they know that neutered males can display erections and ejaculate just like intact males. By 18 months they will be the best of friends. Since your kitty just started exhibiting this behavior at 9 years old, schedule a trip to your vet in order to rule out a urinary tract disease, a common ailment in male cats. A single unfixed cat, male or female, can influence the behavior of every other cat in the mix. that “weird” kneading by: Alexandra I am so glad, that I came across all these stories because I,too , have a neutered male cat who started one day, after I had gotten him a year earlier from a shelter, to hump my down-comforter. Email. I watched the less dominant cat bat the more dominant cat away just now, which instantly stopped the behavior - and then they groomed each other right away and fell asleep cuddling. I've only been able to find information online about one cat dominantly humping another, but I have two neutered male cats who hump each other in equal amounts! Neutered male cat humping his brother. Hi, I'm really worried. Cats reach social maturity between the ages of 2 and 4 years. I had to literally pull them apart. I dont know if it is a sexual act or not, but I dont know if its bothering the other cats? While the behavior of male dogs mounting other male dogs is natural, this does not mean there are not some situations where it is not appropriate. I agree with the other answers that this is likely dominance mounting -- which might be a bit more common in dogs but not at all unusual in cats. but he usually makes sure he is the centre of attention anyway and pushes my other cats out the way. Sometimes the behavior is even accompanied by “flirtatious” body language like tail up, ears rotated backward, licking, pawing, play bows, etc. Most people don’t realize that this behavior isn’t limited to intact male dogs, nor do they know that neutered males can display erections and ejaculate just like intact males. "I adopted a male adult cat from the Humane Society and along with the other papers, I was given a certificate that showed proof that he was neutered by one of their vets. Location upstate New York, USA. They play fight with each other ocassionally then make friends again, which I know is normal. It could be a dominance maneuver. As the dog-owner in one of these postings suggested, I think he is trying to gain dominance.... but he usually is so laid-back and "I don't care"-acting while the female wants to get all the lap-time attention. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question. Cyrus will mount Scotti and hold him down as if he wer … read more They all get along. Our ladies are quite small so have not yet been spayed, for this reason the boys try to oblige when the time is right. I have a male neutered rescue cat. The babies adore the older kitty and they play, wrestle, sleep and chase each other daily. It can take more than a week for the male’s testosterone levels to drop. My neutered male did it to a 4 month old male kitten when he was new here. The male (who is her half-brother and a year younger) is the vocal one with his meows, but the passive one as for as agression. 3 of them are about 9 years old and the other is about 5 years old. Not to offend anybody but now these two are known as the "Brokeback Cats". I brought them into a home with neutered male and female cats (all are neutered by the way). Max, however, exhibited all of them, and frequently! is he unhappy or something? recently one of them has been trying to bite the back of the neck and mount my other 2 male cats. To verify that he had been, I drew blood to have testosterone levels run. He doesn't try to go after my older spayed cat, but instead goes after his sister who's in heat. If your cat falls into this category, it can come as a major shock and you might even be questioning whether the procedure has worked. They got along splendidly and groomed each other and snuggled, the whole nine yards. Neutered male cats do tend to lose most of their sexual urges, but some tom cats may continue to display signs of sexual desire; ranging from humping inanimate objects, right through to mounting female cats. (This includes the typical biting and holding behind the neck and humping.) Share. During play occasionally, one jumps on top of the other and straddles one on the bottom’s back and grabs the nape of his brother’s neck (the same area that momma kitties pick up their little ones from) with, I am assuming, his teeth and holds him there for upwards of a minute. Typical Male Kitten and Cat Behavior. Rating. Leave him there for a bit. Other than that they seem to get along for the most part but she's starting to hide from him. Buddha never challenges Sammi. A neutered male can even display mounting behavior toward a spayed female. I have a male neutered cat, Buster. Even after being neutered, the male may become stimulated enough to try to mount a nearby female cat in heat due to her scent. I have one male cat as well. They are inside cats, fed well, and well loved. A neutered cat will be more affectionate and will be more likely to ask for more attention. Once neutered, the spraying behavior typically stops. My friend has a spayed female cat and a neutered male cat. I am worried for his brother. My partner and I adopted a cat about a year ago from our local shelter. In my experience, no, neutering a male cat will not eliminate mounting or territorial behavior (spraying). Nowadays you can find him toting his "girlfriend" around the house, massaging her back and biting her neck. Isabelle on January 29, 2017: My cat started humping a couple months ago. Mounting, humping, riding or whatever you want to call it, is a common practice … Since intact males can detect the odor of a female in heat from a distance, the fact that the female, although not giving off the scent of being in heat, may have enough of a scent to trigger the male. The behavior may not stop immediately after castration surgery though. I've been clapping my hands or yelling every time I see him try to go after her. I have two pillows, one frog and one alligator for each of my two rescue cats. I woke up one night to see him doing what appeared as if giving a massage to his teddy bear on the floor. It could be a dominance maneuver. Neutered Cat Exhibiting Dominance Behaviors. like the other cat is showing signs he is thinking of trying to take over. I intervened before he could, distracting and then giving both cats some petting and attention once they were separated. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 10 of 10 Posts. For most cats, this type of behavior stops after being neutered. Neutered Male Cat Spraying Cat Appy. Another combination is a neutered male cat mounting an estrous female. He used to just sleep on it but the behavior started after we moved. Gradually my oldest male cat(Theo) began mounting and now is penetrating the youngest male cat(Charlie). This situation can lead to several possible mounting combinations. During this time he will remain at increased risk of fighting, spraying, and engaging in other undesirable (from our point of view) behaviors. They play fight with each other ocassionally then make friends again, which I know is normal. My partner and I adopted a cat about a year ago from our local shelter.
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