Is Your Cat Thinking Outside the Box
Inappropriate elimination: When cats miss the litter box: Urinating or defecating outside the box is an all too common reason cats are given up to shelters, or just dumped outside.
Rule #1: See your veterinarian.
Rule #2: Don’t wait until the problem gets SO bad that you can’t stand it anymore, but it’s been going on for months, even for years before you desperately ask for help.
My conversation with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Jacqui Neilson: