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.
re-homed kitten from bad house keeping bad habits...peeing on the bed
Hey all!! So I rescued a kitten from a home that was not treating it correctly. I had heard they had been leaving this "4-6 month old" kitten out in the rain during recent thunderstorms we had because the other cat in the house had been beating her up. Then they took to leaving her in the garage (which is sweltering in this southern california triple digit heat). I went over for a visit, hoping to take the cat and find her a forever home. 4-6 months? try 4-6 weeks. this is a BABY. Apparently these people had the litterbox up in their room, but moved it to the garage where she had no access to it, so she started peeing on their bed. I took her home and introduced her to our litterboxes and cats, which worked out just fine, but she has peed on the bed three times. We have caught her in the act each time. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to break her of these bad habits she got from a bad home?