The pheromones associated with the back end of the cat, such as the ones released during urine-marking are high-intensity. There’s nothing calm about those pheromones. When a cat sprays it’s done under stressful or exciting circumstances.
And with all that incredible scent depositing going on in a cat’s environment, it’s a good thing he also has such a highly developed sniffer to decode all the information left by other cats’ pheromones.
The cat’s body is so amazing, isn’t it?
If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. This article is not intended as a replacement for your cat’s veterinary care.