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Litter Box Avoidance Resources

If your cat has suddenly started urinating or defecating outside of the box, the VERY FIRST thing to do is to make an appointment with the veterinarian. Medical issues can often cause a cat to have "accidents."

If your cat is given a clean bill of health, it's time to look at the other factors that can contribute to the problem.   The resources below provide tips to help your cat make litter box choices you can all agree on.  If you are still having trouble, click here to contact us and set up a free inquiry call. 

  • Thoroughly clean any areas where your cat has urinated outside of the box to help prevent him from using that spot again. Check out these tips to be sure you are cleaning correctly. 

  • Do you know the difference between spraying/scent marking and urinating outside of the box? ​  

    • Knowing the difference may help you figure out the underlying cause and address the behavior more effectively. This brochure contains useful information to help you do just that.

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Make sure to check out our other resource pages for cats for more help:


New Cat Resources

Body Language


Multi-Cat Households

Other Challenges

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