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I have 5 cats (2 males, 3 females, all spayed/neutered). They all used to be indoor, but because they urinated everywhere, especially one that slept with me, we now keep them outside. I really miss them. Is there anyway to keep them from peeing without an expensive investment?

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    How much is expensive? There are some litter additives that help. – John Cavan Oct 9 '13 at 16:12
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    Are they urinating on horizontal things (floors, counters, etc) or on vertical things (walls, etc)? Both? Those are distinct behaviors with different causes. – freiheit Oct 9 '13 at 20:15
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    It'd be helpful to know what are they peeing on like @freiheit asked before – Just Do It Dec 10 '15 at 15:35
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Without fully knowing the situation, I would guess that this might actually be territorial spraying. Spraying isn't the same thing as pee (I'll spare the details). I hope someone has a better answer but I think chances are that with a mix of males and females, it is probably just too many cats for an indoor space.

To attempt to determine what the source of urine marking is, I recommend this ASCPA reference. There are a lot of possibilities and since this has a large scope I'm not sure it makes sense to repeat all that information here.

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