What to do if you have a sexually aggressive male cat? Surprisingly, the answer is to make the female cat smell like another male cat. There is a product used in the farm industry for another purpose that works like a charm to diffuse the male cat’s aggression. Of course, if the female cat smells like a male cat, then why would he pounce on her and pin her down? He will stop his aggressive behavior almost immediately. The product is called Hog Mate Boar Odor Spray. I know it sounds crazy but it truly works. An adopter of ours who is the staff for two beautiful cats has just tamed her sexually aggressive male cat by spraying the Hog Mate on a cotton ball and rubbing it on the rump and tail area of her long haired female cat. She reapplies the Hog Mate about every 3 days and it has worked wonders. Her male cat’s sexual aggression has stopped. He now plays with her like normal cats would.
For further reading, read this article written by a veterinarian who has used the substance with the same success and there are reviews on the Hog Mate site as well that confirm its usefulness with sexual aggression with cats. We hope you never encounter this phenomenon with your furry kids but there is a solution out there that will keep the peace and avoid the painful decision to re-home your male cat.