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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-25-2007, 12:33 PM Thread Starter
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Newer older cat peeing on bed

I took in my mother in laws 9yr old cat when she had to move about 4 months ago. I already had a boy and a girl cat. Well the girl gets along with everyone but the two boys fought alot at first. They are down to only fighting about 1 every other day but they only tolerate each other. I have caught the new kitty peeing on the bed and on a shirt a couple times now. I keep the litter box constantly scooped so I don't know if it's stress or if it's not clean enough or he doesn't like sharing a box. I guess it could be a number of things so I should take him to the vet. Anyone have the same situation that can share some advice? Thank!!!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-25-2007, 01:27 PM
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With all the moving and new housemates, it indeed is possible that it's behavioral. But, I would definitely want to rule out any medical problems first. I really recommend a trip to the vet for a good checkup. Do you know when was the last time he was vetted?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-25-2007, 02:03 PM
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Agree with Mike. Might as well get a vet check and especially a check for urinary tract problems. Secondly, if you have just one litter box, now's the time to add another one. If there's a particular room or place in the house where the new cat spends more time, that would be the best place for a second box. It could be behavioral from stress, but you won't know until you've done the first two things. I have three boys here who "revenge pee" when any teeny little thing is wrong in their demanding lives. I've also learned to never leave clothes on the floor.

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