Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
Why does my cat refuse to use the litter box?
I have two cats, Sabre and Jake, brothers and Siamese-Maine Coon mix. Jake has no problem using the litter box, but Sabre will sometimes refuse to, even if it's completely clean. He'll protest by urinating on the wall, which results in my mother locking him in the bathroom with the litter box until he uses it. We've tried cleaning the litter more frequently and even changing it, but to no avail. This is beginning to happen more often, and my mother is considering giving him away if he continues this behavior. Is there anything we can do to stop this behavior?