Cat is not using litter try all the time

by Rymma

We have 3 cats & 3 litter boxes, all the cats use them.

We clean them daily even 2 times a day,yet 1 will still poop on the carpet.
New litter helps this but only 1 or 2 days, we wash the boxes also.
Never will pee, just poop, can you help me please??

Answer by Kate
Are the boxes close to each other? if so move them away from each other, sometimes the smell of other cats urine et will make a cat want to scent the area.

Generally this behavior is all about scent marking and with three cats in the house this could be a reason for tension for one of your cats. If they are not neutered or spayed this will make the problem worse as they will feel the need to mark territory more.

This behavior is called middening and i have written a web page about the issue and how you can try and stop the behavior.

here is the page

best wishes Kate

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