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.
New kitten and picky old cat litter box troubles!
I've had Sammy for 9 years and he's always been touchy about his litter box. I recently got a kitten who is 9 months old who is obsessed with him and wants to do whatever he does. It's cute, except for when she's shoving her face in his food bowl and I think she has bothered him while he's trying to use the litter box. For a few months, we've had NO IDEA where he was going (I never saw him use the box, but we never saw his messes on the floor, I guess he pooped into a wormhole), but over the past few weeks we have been seeing his stuff on the floor, and I still haven't seen him use the box. I assume Olga has driven him away from it, but I don't know how to control her, especially if I can't always be there. Secondly, I don't know how to get him to start using it again, he's probably been au naturale for awhile now. We have two litter boxes and limited areas available to put themâ€”tonight I switched the places of the boxes, and I'm hoping it will work. Any suggestions otherwise?