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Stop peeing on the carpet!!!

How do I do this. I have a cat named Mason and all he does is walk around and pee on the CREAM WHITE carpet! In front of the family! God and everyone! I mean-what is going on? He has a litter box. And yesterday, he peed on my brothers new winter jacket! Just in front of him! Please help! This cannot last much longer!

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  • Annalisa Conserti-JonesAnnalisa Conserti-Jones Member Posts: 5,234
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    Did you take your cat to a vet to rule out a urinary tract infection? Only a fraction of cats who suddenly stop going in the litter box do so because they want to, so telling them to stop is not gonna do it. When cats have a UTI, it hurts to pee on litter, especially if the litter has crystals, so the cat finds a soft surface that is the next best alternative. Meanwhile, you need to clean the spots on which he has peed with an enzymatic cleaner to break up the odor of the pee so the cat can't tell he went there before. Otherwise, Mason will still be able to smell his own pee on the carpet, and continue going, thinking it must be okay to do so. Stuff like Nature's Miracle, which you can find at a pet store, should help in that department. So: get him to a vet to rule out a UTI, and make sure to clean all accidents with a good cleaner. And if the cause is behavioral rather than medical? The vet might also be able to help you figure out what started triggering the behavior.
  • Kelly HendryKelly Hendry Charlottesville, VAMember Posts: 556
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    Is he neutered? Un-neutered cats will mark. One thing that helped us get Sam to stop marking (we got him right after his neuter and apparently he still was pretty hormonal, lol) was to figure out his favorite spots to pee and put little bowls of food there, after we had cleaned the carpet with Nature's Miracle. It took about a week and then he was fine and we took the bowls away without any more problems.
  • Diane SellarsDiane Sellars HoustonMember Posts: 6
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    if he an unalter male cat he making his terrtory in the house and the jacket has the smell of another male you can have him altered and check with your local aspca to see if they can help with the cost if that a problem there are produce that are on the market for the smell i use vinigar to cut the smell and detrun him for doing it another thing lock him in a room were if he does it easer for you to clean up he come out a few hours if he does it he goes back in the room by himself. he leanr i do this and i get put were i dont like it and you can see if ther are ussage in the liter box another thing that can make can use the floor is a change in the way the house is you make any changes ? may be went on a trip away and left? any more question please contact me the clain
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