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How to use FELIWAY to see the best results

FELIWAY can help to reduce stress-related behaviours in cats, as the products copy the pheromone messages naturally produced by cats when they are in their happy place. Used around the home, it can help your cat feel safe and secure.. but which FELIWAY product should you use, when should you use it, and how can you make sure you get the best results from each product?

Cats love routine and aren’t big fans of change, so if their everyday habits get interrupted by changes at home, it can be unsettling for them, sometimes leading to stress and anxiety. This can manifest itself by your otherwise happy and relaxed cat starting to scratch furniture, hiding away when they would normally be sociable, or urine spraying around the home.

Normal changes in our human lives, like moving the furniture around, welcoming new visitors, or introducing a new pet into the home - might trigger anxiety in your cat, so it’s a good idea to be aware of how your feline friend might be affected and prepare in advance to keep them calm and stress-free.

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When to use it?

If your cat is spraying, scratching furniture instead of their scratching post, or if they are hiding more than usual, they could be feeling anxious or stressed. Other signs of stress can include overgrooming and lack of appetite. After checking your cat’s health with the vet, FELIWAY CLASSIC Diffuser is an excellent solution that could help comfort your cat at home by creating a relaxed and loving environment. It will also help nurture your relationship with your furry friend and provide constant and comforting reassurance.

FELIWAY CLASSIC contains a copy of the happy messages cats leave in their environment - normally seen when they rub their face on furniture or other objects around the home. It is clinically proven, veterinary used and recommended.

How to use it for best results?

The FELIWAY Classic Diffuser is easy to use. Plug it in where your cat(s) spend most of their time and replace it with a refill every month. It’s best to check your diffuser every 6 months to ensure it is working effectively.

The diffuser covers an area of up to 700 sq. ft. but remember not to plug it in underneath furniture as this can restrict the circulation of the warm air, meaning that your diffuser could get blocked and not work efficiently. If your cat has more than one favourite spot in your home - like an upstairs bedroom as well as the living room - you can have multiple diffusers throughout your home. It’s also important that the Diffuser is on constantly - switching it off will affect its efficiency.

FELIWAY diffusers are constructed with self-extinguishing plastic materials and comply with International technical commission (IEC), European (EN) and UL required standards.



When to use it?

Travelling with your cat can sometimes be a stressful experience for both your cat and you! If your cat needs to visit the vet, or if you are planning a car journey, or even taking your cat on holiday, you should consider using FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray.

FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray helps keep your cat calm and reduces stress on-the-go, making travel and visits to the vet less stressful. It can also be used around the home for convenient and targeted management of areas where your cat may be scratching or spraying. Always wash the sprayed or scratched area first with warm water and allow it to dry before using the Spray - this ensures any scent markers will have been removed first.

Remember not to use FELIWAY CLASSIC on your furry friend’s scratching post - as this is where you want to direct them when they feel like a good stretch or scratch! You may want to use FELISCRATCH, a complementary solution to the FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray as, when applied to a desired scratching surface (like a scratching post), it sends a message to the cat, both visual (blue lines) and invisible (“territory messages”) that encourages the cat to scratch there.

How to use it for best results?

If you are planning a car journey, use FELIWAY CLASSIC Spray in the car and cat carrier about 15 minutes before you travel, but never spray directly onto your cat. The calming effect will last for around 4-5 hours, after which it can be reapplied (but not when your cat is in the car). Spray it directly on to the bedding used in your cat’s carrier or on the carrier itself.


FELIWAY MultiCat Diffuser

Are you lucky enough to have more than one cat in your home, but find that they don’t always get along? Are they chasing or even fighting with each other - and did you know that it can take up to a year for you kitty to develop a friendship with another cat? If this is the case, a FELIWAY MultiCat Diffuser could be your new household best friend!

When to use it?

If you find your cats don’t seem to be the best of friends or are even in outright conflict most of the time, a FELIWAY MultiCat Diffuser will help to restore harmony in your home. Plugged into the wall (similar to the FELIWAY Classic Diffuser), FELIWAY MultiCat contains a copy of the cat appeasing pheromone, also given off by a mother cat. These “harmony messages” can reduce social conflict signs such as fighting, hissing, blocking, and chasing.

Like all FELIWAY products it is clinically proven and veterinary recommended.

How to use it for best results?

A FELIWAY MultiCat Diffuser can be used alone to reduce conflict between cats living together, but if you notice any stress-related signs, for example urine marking, hiding away or scratching, then FELIWAY Classic and FELIWAY MultiCat can be used together.

You should plug in FELIWAY MultiCat Diffuser in the room where your cats spend most of their time - or in multiple rooms if needed, it covers 700 sq. ft. As with FELIWAY Classic, you should keep the diffuser switched on continuously and avoid plugging in behind furniture as this can impact efficacy - remember to refill every 4-5 weeks to keep your home harmonious!


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