Posts tagged "inappropriate elimination"

Cats with Accidents Outside the Box: Answering Readers

Cats with Accidents Outside the Box: Answering Readers
Q: Cujo stopped using his litter box last week. He’s now using kitchen counters and inside the cabinets to do his business. I’ve always had cats and never encountered this problem before. Please help or I’ll be forced to find Cujo a new home. — M.I., Cyberspace A: First and foremost, see your veterinarian. I... Read more »

Litter Box Issue with Chuck Norris and Spike: Reader Question

Litter Box Issue with Chuck Norris and Spike: Reader Question
Q: Chuck Norris has been urinating inappropriately. He and our other male cat have lived together since they were littermates. Chuck Norris tends to go on our dog’s little couches. We tried buying new couches, and now we pick the couches when the dogs aren’t using them. I must say, Chuck Norris is an easily... Read more »

What to do With Spraying Cats

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So, oh my gosh, your cat or maybe more than one cat in your house has begun to spray…What to do? Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins, of CEVA Animal Health, feline veterinarian and author of “Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life”
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WGN Radio Petcast: Breed Ban in Illinois Could Be Overturned, Vick Dog Adopter Tries to Talk with Vick

My WGN Radio PETCAST: Listen HERE It was at WGN radio several years ago, that I worked with lots of folks to support an Illinois law which prevents breed bans. After some recent “incidents” with Pit Bulls downstate, Illinois Representative John Bradley (117tth district) has proposed that the Illinois law prohibiting breed bans should be... Read more »

To Pee or Not to Pee, That is the Question

To Pee or Not to Pee is the topic of the  32nd Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, June 24 at 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Attendees will receive continuing education credits -  veterinarians, veterinary technicians, cat breeders and also members of the public can attend the Winn Symposium. Everyone is welcome –... Read more »

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... Read more »
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