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My kitten doesn't pee - should I worry?

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 ...
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Cat holding baby's stuff hostage, but cat's demands cannot be met

Like comments and other answers suggest: first you should exclude a health issue by visiting the vet. Maybe it is possible to make a place for the cat that the baby could not reach. I have seen some ...
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Cat is suddenly peeing everywhere

Did the vet advise you to do more tests? I mean urinary test, ultrasound investigation? From my experience I can assume that your cat suffers from pain. Usually, if a cat's behavior changes suddenly, ...
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My kitten doesn't pee - should I worry?

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-...
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Cat uses litterbox while I'm cleaning it - Is my cat weird

Your cat isn't weird, a lot of cats display this behaviour. It could just be because he goes to check out what you are doing, and then boom! What a good idea, partner, let's use the litter box. When ...
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Cat holding baby's stuff hostage, but cat's demands cannot be met

Though this sounds like it's most likely due to stress, it's generally a good idea to get your cat checked out if it's urinating outside the litterbox. Once medical issues are ruled out, I think it's ...
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How can I find my cats' secret peeing spot?

Cat urine glows under UV light, so you can find the exact spot with a UV flashlight shining at a wavelength of 365-385 nm (that's the scientific specification of where on the ultraviolet spectrum the ...
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How to stop my cat from urinating on the new carpet?

It may be that your cat is getting confused by the shag carpet, thinking it's like the grass outside or something like that. One of my cats had an accident just once inside a toy box, and it was ...
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How to stop my cat from urinating on the new carpet?

Firstly you should get a black light and check all around your house. You may think he only peed on the carpet, but that could very well be false. You recently moved, cats don't usually deal well ...
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Why is my cat peeing in my rabbit's litter box?

There are some possible causes and most of them have to do with the comfort of the cat. The rabbits litter may be more comfortable to use for the cat. The litter material: some cats have sensitive ...
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Cat keeps peeing out of fear

Unfortunately, taking your cat to the vet is really the only option. Cats don't tend to urinate in odd places purely out of fear - there's almost certainly something else at play - probably something ...
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My dog consistently wakes up about an hour before I do

It seems I had misdiagnosed what was causing her to get up so early. The culprit seems to have been the sunrise sneaking earlier and earlier. Bringing her into the much darker bedroom made her sleep ...
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Cat is suddenly peeing everywhere

Go for a recheck, make sure they look at the pee. Have you switched her diet? She seems like a stress UTI cat, talk to your veterinarian about Hill's C/D. It's a urinary diet for cats prone to ...
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Cat keeps peeing/pooping in the basement

It sounds like the things from the shed are making her uncomfortable/spooked. They may have smells from other animals. Put a litter box somewhere else in the house. Your pet is a member of the family ...
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Cat urinates where litter box was while litter box is being cleaned

A cat that feels secure in its environment may instinctively use the scent ot its waste to help mark its territory, in contrast to the instinct of an insecure cat to hide its scent. By washing the ...
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My dog is peeing everywhere

There is a reason why your dog has started to urinate everywhere, and whether that reason is behavioural or medical, you need to take him to a veterinarian. There are many possible medical causes, ...
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How to stop your basset from peeing out of spite

Need more information for this. You mentioned that they are both seniors. May be a good idea to take them both into the vets to get a senior work up (bloods, urine and faecal matter testing). Could be ...
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Managing dog on furosemide (Lasix)

In case anyone else has similar questions, here the answers based on my experience with my dog. Do dogs "get used" to being on furosemide? Yes. Explained below. Does the urination urgency decrease ...
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My cat often leaves the litter box with urine and litter on his rear

Try watching what he does when he uses the litterbox. It will probably be very informative. But without being able to watch, I lean towards either the problem happens when he is about to jump out of ...
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Correcting litterbox aim, senior cat

At 15, I would not be at all surprised if your cat is experiencing lessened mobility or joint pain, which could very well be the reason for her not using the litterbox correctly. You might try ...
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Managing dog on furosemide (Lasix)

My Cavie is 10-1/2 and he's been on 30mg of furosemide twice a day for almost a year. I have a dog door so he goes outside whenever he needs too. However, when he's sleeping, I'm also finding big ...
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Dogs increasingly becoming picky and going to the bathroom in crate

- Are my dogs doing this (peeing in their food and water bowls) to spite me? They have no medical problems as I have gotten them evaluated multiple times in the last 2 or 3 months. Dogs aren't ...
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Is it possible to train a male dog to urinate either all at once or by only a few shots

You need to understand the difference between urinating just to empty the bladder and urinating as a form of communication for dogs. Communication What your dog does is communication. He takes a ...
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Cat pees outside of litter box while being treated for urinary tract infection

It's certainly possible a shorter lip could help, but it's also possible the UTI is just making it harder for your cat; cats can be finicky about peeing in good situations, and this situation is ...
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How concerned should I be that my cat only goes to the toilet with long breaks and at my wife's urging?

Yes, if a cat changes behaviour you need to take it to the vet. By changes I mean altered toileting. It is normal for most cats to use the litter box to pee two times a day and to defecate once a day,...
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Dog Drinking and Peeing Habits - Cushings?

I definitely wouldn't be ignoring this - going back the vet that made the initial diagnosis or another if you lack confidence in them is the only real course of action here. The increased thirst and ...
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Submissive peeing - solved by staring into their eyes with affection?

While I cannot look into that specific dogs head, what makes sense to me is: The dog learned to connect "they come home and look me in the eye" with "and now they are gonna pet me and be very nice!" ...
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Cat keeps peeing/pooping in the basement

Either clean up the stuff in the garage at all or get a storage locker until the new shed is complete. Also, you can look into getting some litter attractant like this one. It's basically a special ...
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Cat poops in liter box, but ALWAYS pees outside the box

First of all, cats are generally creatures of habit, and hate change. If the cat was using the litterbox properly prior to this, then I would think on if there were any changes at all that could have ...
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Kitten will not stop urinating on bed after surgery

You should let a vet examine him again, if possible another vet than did the surgery. If the urinating problem started right after surgery, it could be that his urinary tract or bladder was injured ...
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