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June 27, 2019 / By Andrew
Question: My cat has been pooping on the floor since my mom got pregnant, the baby is here and he is still doing this. I understand why its happening (he thinks hes not gonna get any attention) but how can I stop it or could it just not be this at all? Some info, this may help: Born on March 1st 2003 (7 years old) Flame Point Himalayan Fixed Male My 1 1/2 year old kitten ran away, he misses her, but my friends keep seeing her, possibility to get her back We put him on a little diet (1/2 cup of food two times a day, he was 26 lbs and overweight for his age, could lead to diabetes, etc. Now about 16 lbs) Tried training him again by putting his poo in the litter box (a black litter robot) and teaching him to bury it, tried this multiple times Big brother scares him a lot, stresses him out. I do not know if any of this info helps but I don't know what to do. Well, here is the thing. He will not eat wet food mixed with dry food, and it was the amount of food we were feeding him. Im sure. We used to feed him a careless four or five cups a day, he got to thirty lbs. As for the big brother, it is my 25 year old big brother. My cat loves me, he sleeps at the and of the bed at night, he is trained to stay, sit, lay down, come, and I talk to him alot and he almost always responds back. A few weeks ago I talked to my family, they all agreed to give him nice attention except for my brother who never pays attention, and since we havent been doing anything to him thats bad, we just train him again. I think you guys are all right, weve tried disciplining him, retraining him and one thing almost worked. When I was walking by the litter robot (which he has never been afraid of) he was getting into it. Then he saw me. Since im his companion, he automatically went to me for some reason. He pooed twice yesterday. I will try doing what you guys said. Here is more interesting info: he poos right next to the litterbox Why? we think its because litter gets spilled on the floor right next to the litter box, and he poops there. we tried cleaning up the litter. didn't work could be that there is a smell there of his poo, he thinks thats his territory. Clean it up almost every time with lysol wipe. doesn't work. retaining him. almost worked
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Totty Totty | 8 days ago
What do you mean Big brother stresses him out? Is that another cat? If our cat doesn't feel safe while going about his business, he will go elsewhere. Try putting his litter box to a quieter place where he can't be disturbed by other cats or humans. Also the robot might be freaking him out. As for the diet, read the website I list at the bottom. It's not amount of food that's making your cat fat, but the ingredients. Most of commercial food are stuffed with grain (carbs) and have little nutrition for the cat. As a result, it needs to eat more to meet it's needs and consumes more calories in the process. Reducing the amount of already non-nutritious food can lead to malnutrition. Also while obese cats are more prone to diabetes, obesity itself is not the cause. The cause are the carbs and you should go for grain-free wet food if you want him to lose weight in a healthy manner. These guidelines apply for all cats: skinny, fat, sick, healthy, they all need the same to maintain a proper weight and health. I can't recommend feeding ANY dry food. Cats are designed to get their water from food. That's the way nature designed them, they have low thirst drive. When fed dry, they won't drink enough to compensate for the lack of moisture. They will only consume about 50% of the water they should be having. This can lead to kidney disease, UTI, crystals, blockage, renal failure and more. Especially since you have a tom, this is crucial. Male cats have narrower urethra than female cats and are more prone to blockage from the crystals. Free feeding also leads to obesity. And the fact that dry food is over-processed means, that most of it’s little nutrition has been already destroyed, leaving almost no nutrients for your cat. It needs to eat more to meet it’s needs, and in the process consumes more calories from the fillers. Btw wetting the dry food will not help. There’s bacteria on the kibble and the water would just allow it to grow. The only way to give the cat it's natural hydration is to feed it wet food only. But some wet foods are junk too. That goes for most commercial foods. Just like the dry, they are often made with cheap fillers such as corn, wheat, soy, rice etc. These are not a part of cat's natural diet (it’s an obligate carnivore – it eats meat!) and they are not designed to digest it. Grain is carbohydrate which the cats can't process and it turns into blood sugar and fat, causing diabetes and obesity. In the wild, where cats only hunt for meat, diabetes and obesity are unheard of. It's us who cause these by feeding a species inappropriate food. The healthiest food to feed apart from raw feeding is grain-free wet food with no by-product. Learn to read the label and understand the ingredients. Some good brands are Wellness CORE, EVO, Merrick, Nature's Variety, Blue Buffalo Wilderness and more. These will give your cat the proper hydration and nutrition it's designed to get and it will be strong and healthy. If you switch it's diet, do it gradually, by mixing the current food with the new one over couple of weeks until there's only the new. This will prevent diarrhea and upset stomach. Here's the promised website: http://www.catnutrition.org/obesity.php And more on cat nutrition below. Good luck!
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Cats will do this for two reasons they dont know how to use a litter box or they feel stressed. I think your brother is causing this. Try to help your cat by relaxing it like playing with him to make is feel less stressed.
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Lucille Lucille
you are probably right by the attention thing. Try giving him more attention than usual. And if he still poops everywhere u need to almost retrain him. Or scold him. i hope this helps and good luck
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