Why does the cat...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Frosty, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    I have a cat who has to use the litter box as soon as I start scooping litter. Every time. I look around, don't see the cat and start scooping. She comes out of nowhere and jumps in to pee. So I go upstairs to clean another box, and she runs in to poop!

    Why do they do that? [​IMG]
  2. bt03

    bt03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2011
    Over the rainbow...
    Because cats are evil and want to drive you crazy [​IMG] Wait maybe that is just my cats? Either way I feel your pain [​IMG] And on he bright side of things now that they have peed and pooed in the box while you are cleaning it you can scoop that out and they will wait at least 5 more minutes before they can poo and pee again [​IMG]
  3. SallyF

    SallyF Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Middle Tennessee
    Why does the cat........... (insert cat's activity)

    BECAUSE IT CAN. Ask any cat; they'll tell you.
  4. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

    Apr 27, 2011
    Browntown, VA
    Your cat is a clean-freak that wants to make sure you remove the mess immediately.


    Perhaps the cat wants to assert your position of slave. [​IMG]
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
  6. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    Mine will stand and watch me clean it out..
    As soon as Im done shell go use it [​IMG]
  7. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    bloomington, indiana
    because you're taking away her territory markers, so she has to put them back [​IMG] better the box than the rest of your house!
  8. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    I think she does it to drive me crazy! [​IMG]

    MetalSmitten, I hear you there! I had a cat with renal failure, you could tell when she wasn't feeling good because she wouldn't use the box. She would pee right beside it. And I wish she was still here to pee beside the box... She passed away almost a year and a half ago, if she was still alive she would have been 10 this year. But you'd think if this cat was putting her marker back, she would wait until I'm done!
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Mine do that too.
  10. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    I take the box out of their deck area to clean, but one will pee right after I put the boxes back in. She will go as I'm cleaning if I do the one inside first. The other just doesn't care.

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