I recently adopted a cat from the humane society. She wants to pee in our bathroom sinks. Every time I catch her in the sink I try to grab her and bring her to her box. Any help would be appreciated! Thomas: Well, Adri, the first thing we think of when we hear about inappropriate urination, especially when the kitty is peeing in the sink is urinary tract problems—either crystals or infection.
Why Is My Cat Peeing In the Sink? - Paws and Effect
There are a few explanations as to why your cat might suddenly have abandoned its litter box and started pooping in the shower, bathtub, or sink. It's a frustrating, smelly, and all-around unpleasant turn of events. Fortunately, if your kitty is healthy, you can probably stop this unwanted behavior by changing up things in your bathroom and making the litter box more inviting. Feline bathroom behavior varies between cats, and litter box issues may stem from underlying health conditions, stress, environmental factors, or a combination of any of these. It's helpful for you to take some time to review your cat's emotional and physical health so you can determine what the problem is and how best to solve it. Cats are generally very clean and neat animals. When your cat defecates in an off-limits area after faithfully using its litter box, termed house soiling, it's trying to tell you something.
Any time your cat urinates outside the litter box , you should have your vet examine it to rule out a medical problem. Cats are known for getting disorders of the urinary tract. If the cause isn't medical, there could also be environmental and behavioral reasons for the change; for instance, many cats won't tolerate a litter box that is less than immaculate. Cats with urinary disorders often start urinating in odd places. Seeing blood in the urine or straining to urinate is also common.
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