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.
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Why does my cat keep pooping outside the box?
I have two cats that use the same litter box. One cat I've had since 5th grade and is almost 18 years old. This cat has no problem pooping/peeing in the box. My 2nd cat is a little over 3 1/2. I got this cat when he was less than 2 months old, so I've had him for pretty much all of his lifetime. He immediately had no issues using the box at a kitten. However about a year ago he started pooping outside the box. He ALWAYS goes pee in the box still and will cover the pee with no issues. Well he kinda stopped with the pooping outside the box only because I moved. Well about 5 months into living in the new place he is pooping outside the box again on the wood floor. He goes pee in the box just fine. He digs at the floor like he is digging in litter and then just poops. The box can be fresh and he'll still do it. I really have no idea what is going on or how to fix the issue. Any tips would be appreciated.