Why Your Cat Isn’t Using the Litter Box

Are you having trouble with your cat using her litter box? Many cats experience an aversion to their bathroom at some point or another; about one in every 10, in fact. You’ll want to solve this problem as quickly as possible—here are the most common reasons why Fluffy shuns her bathroom and what you can do about them.

Often, the litter box is placed in a crowded area with a lot of foot traffic, and your cat doesn’t like that. She wants to do her business in peace! Place her bathroom in a quiet, out-of-the-way part of the house. It’s also possible that your cat isn’t fond of the kind of litter that you’re using—you might need to experiment with non-clumping litter or a different scent. Last but not least, a medical issue like a urinary tract infection or a physical injury could be preventing your cat from using her box properly. 

Call your veterinarian Louisville CO to have your cat examined. 


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