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To start, any time a cat is not urinating, it's urgent to get them to a vet ASAP. While urinary issues typically affect older (and neutered male) cats, any cat can suffer urinary tract issues which can become serious to fatal, and even less serious cases can result in long-term behavioral issues, such as litterbox avoidance. Secondarily, it sounds as though ...


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If her poo is watery, that’s why: her body isn’t absorbing enough of the water in her food, leaving her too dehydrated to pee. This is a serious concern since peeing is how the body gets rid of non-food waste, and being dehydrated in general can cause kidney problems. You need to take her to a vet, which is a good practice anyway when you get a new pet. Are ...


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It is unusual for a cat to rub his butt on the floor, something is clearly wrong. It sounds like your cat might have an infection or an injury. Cats have some glands in the anal area that might get infected. Your cat might be in pain, so you will have to take him to the vet. Another cause for your cat to rub his butt against the floor might be intestinal ...


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You are right, all felines do not bury their faeces when they want to show domination. Burying faeces is necessary for a cat to mask his presence to some place he is not supposed to be, mostly regarding to other felines. More careful cats also bury their food. If the cat wants to challenge other cats in the vicinity, leaving faeces open is the best way to do ...


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If the kitten has deformities that causes problems for its ability to defecate it is very little one can do. You need to talk with the vet and ask what is best for the kitten,there are times in life where letting go is the only responsible thing to do. Please take a look at the situation do you have the resources to give the kitten a good life or is this ...


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You must take your cat to the vet immediately in a case like this. Issues with urination aren't trivial, and particularly in (older, neutered) males, can lead to death in a short period of time. If your cat is visiting the litter box but not producing anything, this is a sign of a urinary blockage. Inflammation or struvite crystals have blocked the urethra, ...


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For a kitten this young you need to stimulate the kitten to poop and pee,This is very important to do and if you do not do this the kitten is at risk of dying. from the linked site: It is necessary to stimulate kittens of less than two weeks old to urinate and defecate as they cannot do this without stimulation from the mother cat. The ‘voiding reflex’ by ...


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If the cat does it while you are cleaning it, it may mean that they want a clean litter box! If they do it while you are cleaning it, then they think you will clean what they just did and it will be clean longer... Just a though. My little one does this. I let her so I can clean it after.


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There are two common possibilities here: Your cat is just trying to wipe its butt. It happens, especially for long haired cats (but our shorthairs have done it once or twice) when they didn't manage to "pinch it off" the way they usually do. Maybe the poop got stuck in his fur, maybe he's constipated and couldn't quite lay his poop. There is ...


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Since you said it didn’t happen in the first week when she was on dry food only, I’d guess that it’s the wet food. If it were an infection, it would have been a problem from day one and likely wouldn’t be solid at all. Cats have extremely sensitive digestive systems. Their gut bacteria are highly adapted to their regular diet, so if any unusual food shows up,...


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Cats are pretty much able to abstain from pee and/or poo out of stress for a few days. Not that it is good for them, but they do. There is also a possibility that the pee happens in a place(s) other than it is supposed to. If an adult cat does so, the smell is inevitable, but little kittens can get away for a while. There is also a possibility of some ...


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This is a wild guess on my part but the only explanation I can come up with. What he does seems to be a misguided way of seeking your attention. You can sometimes see the same development in humans, especially mistreated or psychopathic children. They want the attention of their parents. If "normal" ways of attention seeking like speaking or ...


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