Catnip spray is one way you can conveniently give catnip to your cat without making a mess by spreading little leaves everywhere. Try using it to get your cat interested in certain items or to make them feel relaxed and reduce anxiety.

Can you spray catnip on a cat?

Catnip sprays are a good option for cats that get an upset stomach from ingesting the plant. You can spray your cat’s favorite toy or cat tree or cat scratcher. You can also sprinkle dried catnip on a cat tree, scratching post, or cardboard scratcher, or you can roll a toy in it.

Can cats overdose on catnip spray?

Catnip generally is harmless — and, no, cats cannot overdose on it. However, they CAN get sick from eating a large amount of catnip.

How does catnip spray affect cats?

Most cats react to catnip by rolling, flipping, rubbing, and eventually zoning out. They may meow or growl at the same time. Other cats become hyperactive or downright aggressive, especially if you approach them. Usually these sessions last about 10 minutes, after which your cat loses interest.

Does catnip help with spraying?

Promote Body Rolling: Sprinkle dried catnip in the urine marked areas to create body-rolling behaviour in your cat. Cats also mark territory by body rolling in the location they wish to “mark” and this behaviour can help take the place of urine marking behaviour.

Can I give my cat catnip everyday?

Catnip doesn’t have to be a daily thing. While we might be tempted to offer our feline friends a little nightcap at the end of each day, it may be best to hold back. While there’s no general agreed-upon consensus on how much too much, try to limit your kitty’s exposure to catnip to once a week.