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Old 05-27-2019, 05:03 AM
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I have a 10 year old cat named Romeo (I named him Romeo then had his balls cut off) weighs 23 lbs. Tried to load a pic but this site is hit or miss!!
His Sister Julie weighs 14 lbs.
I have 2 large Rubbermaid Totes that I use since they were small and I split a 25 lb bag of litter in the totes, scoop it, change it every two weeks.
When they were still growing I watched them stand half in and half out trying to use a regular litter box and got the totes.
They never miss!
Also have a good scratching post, I made 2 in "A" Frame 3' high design and staple carpet on them, have re-carpeted them 5-6 times!
I have noticed that they will stretch out and have a good scratch then go take a dump!

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Old 05-27-2019, 05:16 AM
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I have a 10 year old cat named Romeo (I named him Romeo then had his balls cut off) weighs 23 lbs. Tried to load a pic but this site is hit or miss!!
His Sister Julie weighs 14 lbs.
I have 2 large Rubbermaid Totes that I use since they were small and I split a 25 lb bag of litter in the totes, scoop it, change it every two weeks.
When they were still growing I watched them stand half in and half out trying to use a regular litter box and got the totes.
They never miss!
Also have a good scratching post, I made 2 in "A" Frame 3' high design and staple carpet on them, have re-carpeted them 5-6 times!
I have noticed that they will stretch out and have a good scratch then go take a dump!

Same here, bought a high side rubber maid tote with handles. Cut a little doorway into it. Its easy to carry outside for cleaning
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Old 05-27-2019, 05:20 AM
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My kids use "Cat Attract" litter for their cats and it works very well, neither one's house smells, they're also on top of them and keep them clean. Try different litters, you might want to start with "Cat Attract".

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Old 05-27-2019, 06:12 AM
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never had a cat, don't really like them. this simply reinforces that
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Old 05-27-2019, 06:35 AM
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Shoot, shovel, shut up...
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Old 05-27-2019, 06:42 AM
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My thought is that you have a cat with a digestive problem and this is his way of telling you. Seriously. I've seen this behavior before in an old cat.
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Old 05-27-2019, 06:57 AM
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Give up the cat, oh, you will lose the inheritance. But it will be worth it !
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:10 AM
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Same as already mentioned. Ours do not like a dirty litter box. We left them inside for a weekend trip a couple years ago and one of them knocked over a potted plant so they could shit in the dirt. Thankfully in was on the kitchen vinyl floor.
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Get a Yeti litter box. Your cat obviously has taste.
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:39 AM
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My cat did that until I got her a larger litter box. Problem solved
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:55 AM
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Take it offshore fishing and give it the raccoon treatment.
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:58 AM
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Move to China, you can get a job doing fiberglass work.
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Old 05-27-2019, 10:59 AM
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Easy problem to solve.
Simply stop feeding the cat until it starts using the litter box as instructed.
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Old 05-27-2019, 11:09 AM
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I keep telling my mom that if anything happens to her, I am going to send her cats to heaven with her immediately so she doesn’t miss them.

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Get a dog. You will never have to clean up the cat's shit.
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Old 05-27-2019, 11:53 AM
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Try sand in a second litter box
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Old 05-27-2019, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by CR CRUISER View Post
Get a dog. You will never have to clean up the cat's shit.
​​​​​​There is much truth in this statement.
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Old 05-27-2019, 12:39 PM
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Usually when litter box hasn't been cleaned. Try changing the litter brand. My daughter is in charge of her cat and uses a crystal like no clumping. Product. That seems to cure the issue for now until the female cat changes her mind
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Old 05-27-2019, 12:51 PM
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Been there done that and then some. My wife's cat started randomly doing this when it was about 4 years old. We tried everything, and I mean EVERYTHING. Every brand of litter, every type of litter box. Even tried (per the vets instructions) locking the cat in the bathroom for 4 days with the entire floor covered in litter boxes, except for a space on the floor just big enough for a food and water dish. The cat moved the water dish and shit on the floor. We even tried kitty valium. Spent almost a year trying to figure it out and eventually the vet, who is a bit of a crazy cat lady, said there is nothing left to try other than a cat psychologist, which even my wife thought was crazy. Ended up having to put the cat down.
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heck just put it outside and see where it goes. no floors to do it on out there.
maybe she will find a friendly coyote
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