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False pregnancy?

This week Lillabelle keeps taking all the hay out of the litter tray and hay bin. She did this once before she was spayed and put fur in the litter tray to make a nest.

She is not pulling out her fur this time but seems to be showing similar behaviour to before she was spayed.

Can she still have a false pregnancy if she has been spayed? I thought having her spayed would stop false pregnancies although she did only have one time where she showed signs of it. I realise she was spayed late so wonder if she will still have false pregnancies from now on?
 
Hormone spikes will occur for a few weeks after a spay/neuter. This can lead to hormone driven behaviour including signs of pseudopregnancies . Hormones should settle down after about 6-8 weeks.

There is also this information to bear in mind

 
It does indeed seem like she is showing signs of a false pregnancy although she has stopped mounting and there is no chasing by Chief either and they are much more settled and happier.

Hopefully it will settle down soon then as it is sad to think she is going through this confusing time.

Thanks for the article and your post Jane x
 
It does indeed seem like she is showing signs of a false pregnancy although she has stopped mounting and there is no chasing by Chief either and they are much more settled and happier.

Hopefully it will settle down soon then as it is sad to think she is going through this confusing time.

Thanks for the article and your post Jane x
It might still occur occasionally, around Springtime. But usually it is not an issue at all. Dominance mounting isnt effected by neutering. So if she mounts it is likely to be a dominance signal, not hormonal driven.
 
As she has stopped mounting completely since her spay I presume it was hormonal? I realise it could still happen though as you say due to dominance.

She is making an absolute mess in our bedroom. She keeps flinging all the hay and litter everywhere. She has covered their hay for eating and dried herbs as well and we have had to change their water bowl for a bottle instead. My OH is fed up from having to clean it all up and has given up until tomorrow. He was not amused that this could go on for 6-8 weeks either! Bless her 😂🥰
 
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