cat will and wont use litter box

lucy

lucy

my cat is about 7 mo. old. i scoop her litter twice a day but she still wants to 'go' on the floor in diff. parts of house,even when box is clean. how do i get her to use just the litter box? is somthing wrong with her? and she 'goes' alot!


Answer from Kate
Hi
There are two possible reasons for this. either she has a urinary infection
http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-urinary-problems.html

Or it is caused by some anxiety and a desire to scent mark their territory. In this case taking them through a period of litter training again using the confinement method often solves the issue, please see these two pages for more on this

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-urine.html
http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-litter-box.html

best wishes Kate

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