Litter Box Issues for Cats Directory
If a cat won't use the litter box, it could be for a number of reasons. Some medical problems such as a UTI may make it difficult for a cat to urinate. A litter box that is not clean, too small, has too much litter, or is in an undesirable place may keep cats from using it. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about litter box problems, what causes them, how to correct these litter problems, and much more.
The Scoop on Cat Poop
WebMD discusses what abnormal cat poop can mean and what health problems may be the cause.
Cat Litter and Litter Boxes: Automatic Litter Boxes, Flushable Litter, and More
WebMD discusses choosing the best litter and litter box for your cat and your home. Find out about flushable, automatic, and more types of litter boxes.
Controlling Cat Litter Box Odor
WebMD provides tips for eliminating cat litter odor, from cleaning tips to types of litter that may help.
Cat Diarrhea Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and More
WebMD discusses diarrhea in cats including causes and treatments.
Solving and Preventing Cat Litter Box Problems
WebMD provides solutions to some common cat litter box problems including medical conditions and other reasons your cat won’t use the litter box.
Should You Have an Indoor Cat or an Outdoor Cat?
WebMD discusses the positives and negatives of indoor and outdoor cats.
How to Keep Your Indoor Cat Healthy
Great ways to keep your indoor feline healthy and occupied.
Cat Problems: 6 Solutions to Keep Kitty With You
Thinking of finding your cat a new home? First try these solutions to 6 common issues that cause people to give up cats.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Dogs and Cats
Pet emotions, body language, contagious diseases, intelligence, and care are explored in this myth-busting feature. Pictures illustrate puzzling dog and cat behaviors in a glance.
Slideshow: Cat Behavioral Problems
WebMD' slideshow on behavior problems in cats offers solutions for issues like scratching, litter box avoidance, urine marking or “spraying,” and excessive grooming and meowing.
Slideshow: Is My Cat Normal?
WebMD’s slideshow delves into unusual cat behaviors from kneading and sneezing to playing all night, providing cat owners with a better understanding of the normality of their cat’s “harmless kitty quirks.”