New kitten using my bed as a! - Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-07-2005, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 184
New kitten using my bed as a!

My new kitten has started to go to the washroom on my bed. He first started on a bed in one room so i locked him out and now he is going on the bed in another room. I have litter boxes in the bedrooom, on my main floor and in the basement (where my other two cats go) I keep them clean and I use the litter that the kitten is used too. He goes in the litter box all the time but why is he liking to go on the beds as well? I replaced the sheets and have even sprayed cologne on the bed! Do you think it has something to do with the other cats? How do I correct the problem?
Lazio is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-07-2005, 02:38 PM
Cool Cat
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Peterborough, Ontario
Posts: 1,360
Send a message via MSN to vanillasugar
Pick up an enzyme cleaner to clean the areas he's sprayed, since his scent is still there, and will draw him back (cologne isn't enough unfortunatley). I'm not sure exactly how to solve the problem, since he is using the litter box as well... are you noticing any patterns occuring when he does it (does he do it when you're not home, or when one of the other cats are bothering him, etc.)

Good luck!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
vanillasugar is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-07-2005, 03:15 PM
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 3,708
How old is the kitten?
I am going through this exact same situation!
I cant believe all the posts about this the past 2 weeks.

My Duchess is 14 weeks old, I confined her first in a large dog crate.
It has a hammock, and litterbox. I let her out to eat while I scoop the box. Now she has graduated out of the cage....she is in one room.
She is using good litter habits...but I am afraid to let her roam
the house again...I just know she is gonna pee!

How many cats do you have? How many boxes? (edit...I see you said 3)
Are the boxes on hard flooring? I added carpet samples under the boxes to make them softer...and I make sure to keep the litter deep.
BoscosMum is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-08-2005, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 184
I am thinking he is being bullied so at night I keep the Bully (Lazio) locked in my room with me so the new kitten has free roam of the house and the 4 litter boxes. After two days of this I have seen him go in the litter box once and have not found any accidents so far. The Bedrooms are locked all the time and will remain locked for 2 weeks or so until he is only using the boxes. Hopefully when I allow him back in the bedrooms he will not go back to his "toilet bed" ways.
thanks for the suggestions
Lazio is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-08-2005, 10:24 AM
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 46
Our kitten seemed to have a problem with this. I put him in the basement for a week only and slowly weened him back to the entrie house. I still have my trust issues with him but have not found an accident since. We got him on antibotics just in case and took all the vets steps. It can get better just be patient with them.
StarFish is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome