This is my 1st post here. I was catless until about 3 years ago. I love my cats.
I have a situation on my hands w/my cat that i dont understand. I thought maybe someone here could shed some light on the situation.
I have 2 boy cats, both about 3 years old, cat # 1 was at my house 1 year before cat #2 arrived on the scene. It took at least 9 months to adjust for both cats and now they are pals.
During the adjustment period cat # 2, pooped on the bed about 3 or 4 times, in the guest room where the litter box is. I paid attention to the pattern and found out cat # 2 is a very clean cat, so exactly every two weeks I wash and change the litter box. Daily I scoop and toss. And I keep it nice for them.
Cat # 2 stopped popping on the bed after that, 9 months ago.
Recently, this month Cat #1 decides he is going to poop on the guest bed now. Cat #1 is a big fat cat and Cat #2 is smaller, so I do know whose poop is whose. I guess one of those things only a mother would know.
Could anyone tell me why Cat #1 who has always been the “good” cat would suddenly start pooping on the guest bed? he has done it 3 times now.
I have 2 litter boxes for 2 cats, a smaller box and a bigger box with a cover on it. I use fresh step and scoop the poop daily, I noticed today the fat cat pooped in the smaller litter box, but missed totally, so he pooped behind the litterbox. i read some other posts here and added this info based on what you asked them. Thanks again.
I don't have a clue why cats do what they do...and I've had them all my life! We started the most recent follies with a follow-me-home kitty. That was great, she was spayed and she was happy. Then I volunteered at the local shelter(RED FLAG) and I fell in love with kitty #2. Cat#1 , I think, got mad and started pooping in unauthorized places=/ Then, cat #3 comes into the intake room at the shelter. He was too sick and small to adopt, so I fostered him. I even had his name picked out before I even touched him. Instant love!! So the first two were girls, acquired approx. 5 years apart, now I have this male rascal, and OH BOY! The whole house became a giant litter box! Had a good sized box for everyone, cat #1 was so ticked off, I swear she was frowning! Anyway, my baby boy is in kitty heaven now, he went down really fast, we put him in intensive care, but could not save him=( The vet told me at the initial visit that he didn't think the cat would live too long, though. Unfortunately, he was right. He died at 4. The first two cats are still here and very healthy, ages 16 and 10(?) just estimates based on initial vet visits. They seem to get along a little better, but I've been lettting them out a lot to enjoy the fresh air. We have a completely fenced in yard and they are unable to hop it. So, I miss my boy terribly, but I feel blessed that I have spent time with all of my kitties. The heartbreak when they go is becoming unbearable. I can't count the times I've said"no more cats" and tah-dah---there's another cat...my husband just rolls his eyes at me and gets out the tissues...lol
I know that look from my husband too.
too many cats in the house are like to many fish in a fish tank
we just made a major move from california to washington state. while moving and packing boxes the house got very disarranged. to make matters worse as we were moving out, may daughter was moving in, add another cat and a dog and 3 kids. there was suddenly cat pee everywhere. things have setteled down now, so she says. we only brought one kitty with us, she still has 4 cats and a dog and of course all the kids, she says the cats are doing very well. esp one of the shyest kittys we had, now he is best friends with my grandkids. this warms my heart, I do hope they all stopped peeing everywhere. daughter had to rent a carpet cleaner.
hi we have 2 male cats #1 came into our home 1st. #2 cat came in 1yr later. The #1 cat got much more fatter den #2 and da fatter cat which is #1 would miss the litter box too and poop & pee outside the litter box so my husband made a large litter box out of a clear large storage plastic crate and cut the front low enough so our #1 Big Fat cat could get in even if he wants and position himself well, and not miss anymore since he outgrew sharing #2's smaller litterbox. also some cats dont like the idea of going bathroom in the eskimo adobe type of litter boxes becuz dere instinct is to dash off if dey see a preditor coming and wen dey feel"boxed" in with "no view" other den da front dey panic and would rather find "anywhere else to do dere buisness. We paid quite a bit for the "eskimo" type of litter containter but its outside and were thinking of selling it since it really didnt get used at all.They want to have a full view of dere surroundings as dey go & not b blocked or have dere view blocked:) Hope dis helps.p,s, we have 5 litter boxes in our home for our 2 cats.spoiled but what can we allsay:) good luck
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