Cat poos and wees in my dogs water bowl

by charlotte danson
(UK)

Why does my cat of 10 months old wee and poo in my dogs water bowl.


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Hi
Is your kitten spayed / neutered? I ask as this could be a sign of territory marking which is stronger in un neutered animals especially as they are maturing.

generally this is a territory issue. Your cat is trying to claim dominance in the house over the dog and leaving their scent at the dogs water and food area is a strong indicator to the dog of this.

If your cat is spayed / neutered then it may be an idea to t try and calm the cat down by giving them a few days in one room which their toys bed litter tray etc. this is not a punishment but a sort of time out for them where they have less to worry about and become anxious about.

best wishes Kate

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