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I have never heard of this problem with cats. My niece has two neutered male cats, Sammi and Buddha. They are about 5 years old and are from the same litter. They have been together since birth without any problems. They are inside cats, fed well, and well loved. They were recently to the vet and have a clean bill of health.
I have four cats, two male and two female, all neutered. The younger male cat is about a year and a half old. He has always been very affectionate to me and kneaded my hair whilst I am asleep/ in bed, but recently he has started thrusting and pushing on my head. I push him away but he gets quite aggressive and jumps on top of my head making a funny mewing sound.
Since then he has also started kneading my clothes and yesterday I caught him on top of my big cuddly toy cat. He had mounted it and had the scruff of it's neck in his mouth, he was also thrusting his groin.
He always licks his genitals after doing this action.
I am getting quite concerned about it and not sure whether to take him to the vets.
When he is doing this thrusting action he acts like a different cat and once it is over he goes back to being a very happy, affectionate, playful cat.
Does anyone know if this is something he may grow out of as it seems to have developed in the last few months.
I've read the posts about dominance etc. but he usually makes sure he is the centre of attention anyway and pushes my other cats out the way. This thrusting is something he does when he is on his own with me.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
My 11-month old male cat started doing this a few months ago. I woke up one night to see him doing what appeared as if giving a massage to his teddy bear on the floor. I was shocked and disturbed by this because I did not know that even neutered cats will do this. I almost creid, because he was "moma's baby"! Nowadays you can find him toting his "girlfriend" around the house, massaging her back and biting her neck. He sometimes brings his girlfriend in my bed while I am sleeping. I now have to warn people before they come over that they may witness some strange things with the cat and his bear!
We have five cats, 2 male and 3 female, all fixed. Gradually my oldest male cat(Theo) began mounting and now is penetrating the youngest male cat(Charlie). 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. You'd think that there could not be anything more alarming, but they DID NOT move when I flew into the room! Not a flinch or a hesitation! I had to literally pull them apart. Although I paint a picture the visually wasn't anything like two stuck dogs. After I let Charlie outside I went back to Theo and his kitty penis was out and throbing and let's just say, I clearly left Theo feeling unsatisfied, as he kept his head buried between his legs for longer then I should have noticed.
After reading some of the feedback we feel much better about our kitty situation. Not to offend anybody but now these two are known as the "Brokeback Cats"
My dogs do this. They are both neutered and I think its to show dominance. One is female and she occasionally sucks the other dogs penis but only very briefly and he does not really seem to get off. She does not seem all that sexually interested as she just kind of licks it and walks away. I think its a dominance thing.
I got 2 new 9 month old male kittens. I brought them into a home with neutered male and female cats (all are neutered by the way). The oldest reigning male cat of the household is started to try and be overly friendly with the biggest male kitten! This is so gross. How do we fix this? I've done the water bottle squirting in the face. Still happened again. In the meantime, my next action until I get a better suggestion is to continue to squirt with water and put him in the timeout box (the pet taxi carrier). Leave him there for a bit. Might even make him sleep there in the nighttime to avoid a problem while asleep. I don't know what else to do. Anyone else had this problem and solved it, and if so, how so? Thanks to everyone in advance for the help!
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!!
Yes, everybody is right. The oldest male is the "Alpha Cat" and making sure the new little one (who might have an attitude!) knows who's boss.
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
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. It IS just a domination move, though. I leave them alone unless they get unnecessarily rough. If that it what's up at your place I'd talk to a few vets for advice.
I have 2 male cats, Tommy 4 and BJ 15. Tommy has been mounting and hurting BJ. BJ is getting cornered, bumped, and pushed around. Even when BJ is sleeping he lays next to him. If BJ goes somewhere Tom gets up and follows him. I'm going away for a week and I'm afraid Tommy will fracture his legs; BJ is skinny and Tom is fat.
You need to separate these cats. If you are worried about one cat being hurt, the other cat may have to find a new home.
Are they new to each other or is this a new thing happening? I had a similar issue. I separated them and the younger/bigger one missed her older counterpart and became loving after they were reunited.
I'm assuming Tom is neutered. If not, that would be the obvious next step. Then I agree separating them for awhile (a couple of pet gates) would be my next move.
Connor is my biggest kitty. 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. 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 got them both neutered; problem solved.
Mickey was doing that kind of stuff when we first rescued him. I got him neutered and it stopped. Suddenly, Connor is pulling the dominance act again. Pinning them and biting their necks pretty hard. I just caught him pinning and humping Murphy. What do I do? They were neutered in July or August - somewhere around there. And Mickey was neutered at least 2 months ago.
I think you have done pretty much what you can do. It can take 6 months or so for all testosterone to leave your kitties. Some of these behaviors are not testosterone driven. It is just stuff young cats do. You should see some of these behaviors fade as they reach one year of age. Most of these behaviors are pretty normal and expected. I do understand they can sometimes look pretty naughty. I break things up if someone is really getting hurt. By 18 months they will be the best of friends.
Neutering only stops aggressive behavior caused by sex drive, such as when two males are fighting over the same female. If the aggression is caused by anxiety, or something else, neutering won't help.