There is no arguing against the fact that cats make great pets. They are self-sufficient, affectionate and generally very clean critters. But what if Frisky stops using the litter box? That cuddly ball of fur is suddenly not so cute when your carpet and furniture are being used as a toilet! Inappropriate litter box behavior is one of the most common reasons for families to relinquish or re-home their cats.
Any cat that suddenly changes its litter box habits and starts to inappropriately urinate should always be evaluated by a veterinarian to ensure there isn’t an underlying medical problem. Once a medical issue has been ruled out and the problem is deemed behavioral, you might consider some tips and tricks to help with litter box aversion. (more…)