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Why Does My Cat Pee on the Bed?

why does my cat peed on the bed?

No one likes it when a cat starts eliminating outside of the litter box but the one place that really is difficult for cat parents to deal with is when kitty starts peeing on the bed. It seems to be the one location most cat parents take as a personal insult. As hard as it ...

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Some Common Reasons Why Cats Stop Using the Litter Box

some common reasons why cats stop using the litter box

Listen to the audio version of this article When your cat stops using the litter box it’s frustrating and stressful for both cat and cat parent. It’s also, sadly, one of the most common reasons that a cat may get a one-way ticket to the nearest shelter. There are many reasons why a cat may ...

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When Cats Develop Negative Associations with the Litter Box

Your cat has faithfully used the litter box for years and then suddenly has begun eliminating on the carpet in your bedroom. Sometimes you’ve even found cat pee in the bathroom sink and the tub. What’s up with that? There are several reasons why a cat may suddenly stop using the litter box such as: ...

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Does Your Cat have a Litter Aversion?

does your cat have a litter aversion

To a cat parent, one litter substrate may be just as good as another. In fact, what humans may find attractive about a particular brand or type of litter may actually be highly disliked by cats. There are also other factors that come into play when trying to evaluate whether your cat has a litter ...

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Litter Box Problems Due to Location Aversion

Listen to the audio version of this article The location of the litter box can create anxiety for both the cat and the human. The human typically wants the box as far away and out of sight as possible. The cat, however, needs the box conveniently located. Since the cat is the one who has ...

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Solving Your Cat’s Litter Box Problem: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

solving your cat's litter box problem

It can be extremely frustrating when your cat stops using her litter box. Anything and everything in your home can become a potential target of urine or feces. Litter box aversion is the most common problem clients call me about and in many cases, those clients are at the end of their ropes. Cat parents ...

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Is the Litter Box in the Right Place?

is the litter box in the right place

When a cat stops using the litter box it’s a very stressful situation. It’s obviously extremely stressful for the poor cat but it’s also very stressful for the human family members. Nobody is happy when kitty pees on the carpet and not in her litter box. There are many reasons for litter box aversion and we ...

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Pooping Outside the Litter Box

pooping outside the litter box

Your cat may diligently urinate in the box but what do you do if she decides she’d rather leave her solid deposits somewhere else? It can be very confusing for a cat parent when the cat faithfully uses the box for one function but refuses to use it for the other. Rule Out Medical Issues ...

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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

feline lower urinary tract disease

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) is the general term used to refer to the various problems connected with the cat’s lower urinary tract. FLUTD can include cystitis, stones or plugs. FLUTD can occur in both male and female cats at any age. Obstructions connected with FLUTD can occur because of the development of crystals ...

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