Odd Behavior

My 12 year old cat has started defacating outside of his litter box. Not all the time but it is happening more frequently lately. He urinates in his box. He is eating and drinking and otherwise acting fine. What could be the problem?

Answer by Kate
Please read my page here about middening, it is another form of scent marking usually causesd by some new upset for the cat. here is the page https://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-poo.html

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