Yes, our little furry doll reached the masculinity a little bit early. Barely six months old, Nine started spraying, and our odor free house began to smell like a cattery…
We’d already had the appointment booked, but had to move it to a sooner date, due to Nine’s fast development.
I was very nervous. He is still such a small kitty and anything could go wrong. Also, I found this article on pet-happy.com: follow this link to the article (will open in a new tab). I did not realize that there could be downsides to neutering. Well, of course, it is a surgery and such, but I recommend you read the article to fully understand the impact of neutering and spaying on your furry babies.
So, overall, I was not too excited about the experience. Why was I so persistent to carry on with the neutering? Well, it needs to be done. So, off we went and got it done.
Nine was quite hyper when we picked him up. His pupils were diluted and he would not sit still for a minute. He is not a big talker, so he was not making any sounds, but I had super difficult time keeping him secured in the car on the way home.
The vet gave us the cone. Though Nine looked adorable in it, it broke my heart to see him struggling to do simple things: get a drink of water, play with his toy. He kept bumping into the wall with it. He was still very much under the effect of the sedation.
So, the next thing we did, was to remove the cone and outfit Nine in a 3 months old size baby sleeper. I bought it at a second hand store just in case. It did become handy. We had to cut out the bottom, so that he could still do his litter box business, but it prevented him from licking where he should not be licking that night.
But Nine was showing no intentions to reach to down below. He was still hyper when we arrived, and did not go to bed till later on in the evening. We thought it was all right then and went to bed shortly after. At around 1 am we were woken up by the very strange noises coming from the kitchen. What happened next was one of the funniest moments of our life with Nine so far. But we will let you discover it for yourself: