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Hey guys, I really need your help. I have two cats, one older male and one younger female, they get along perfectly fine and act like best friends/lovers but that stopped after I got my female cat neutered a few days ago. Suddenly my male cat bites her every time she’s near him and it’s been 3 days but still acts the same, I’ve obviously separated them but it’s hard to do so in the long run, what is causing this reaction? Can I do anything to stop it?
 

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Hey guys, I really need your help. I have two cats, one older male and one younger female, they get along perfectly fine and act like best friends/lovers but that stopped after I got my female cat neutered a few days ago. Suddenly my male cat bites her every time she’s near him and it’s been 3 days but still acts the same, I’ve obviously separated them but it’s hard to do so in the long run, what is causing this reaction? Can I do anything to stop it?
That is because your female cat has been to the vet and she smells different.

You can do a scent swap like taking a small towel and gently go over your male cat and then gently with the same towel transfers the male scent over to the female and use a new towel and do vice-versa.

Also you may use pure vanilla extract and dip a little on the chin an tip of the tail and a little on the back of the female cat.
 

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In fact, if you do the male with vanilla as well, it may work even better, as they will smell alike. This is called "non-recognition aggression," and is very common in multi-cat households.
 
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