My Cat Isn't Using the Litter Box
Litter box problems mean unhappiness all around. You don’t enjoy coming home to find a stinky wet spot on the couch. And your disappointment and frustration can be frightening for your cat.
You can usually solve litter box problems easily once you’ve figured out their cause. Here’s a hint: Fluffy isn’t being spiteful—there’s something wrong. Not using the litter box is his way of telling you that. We’ll help you hear what he’s saying, so you can solve both your problems.
Are You and Your Cat Ready for Litter Box Success?
Check off each of these questions as you answer. Once you're able to answer “yes” to all of them, you should have nothing to worry about.
Top Five Reasons Your Cat Isn't Using the Litter Box
If your cat isn’t using the litter box, it’s probably because your cat is one of the following:
Knowing what's causing the trouble will make it easier for you to pick which solution listed in the Help Your Cat Resolve Litter Box Issues section to try first. And even if you still aren't certain, that section should give you and your cat the help you need.
Help Your Cat Resolve Litter Box Issues
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If you are still having issues after you have checked off everything on the list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, clarification, or advice.