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Parent wants to get rid of my cat if he wont stop peeing on everything. Please help.

We have took him to the vet and they said nothing is wrong. We lock him up in a big cage at night with a litter box and he will use it but then when we let him out he pees on the stove,counter,table,ect. He will poop in the litter box and always has. he is 2 and is neutered. we have tried putting vinegar in a bowl to keep him away and he peed in the bowl. he is full out peeing and not spraying. please help.

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  • Jennifer FJennifer F East BayMember Posts: 3
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    Usually cats are trying to tell you they're displeased when they do this. Have you tried putting out a second box somewhere for him to pee in? Many cats prefer to poop in one, pee in another. Locking him up may actually be upsetting him and he's doing this to say so :( is his food/water far from his box? (they don't like to eat where they eliminate!) does he have his own area to call his own? (kitty condo, cat shelf, empty open drawer, shelf in front of a window to see the world go by.) does he get enough stimulating playtime and attention so he's not bored and frustrated?
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