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Litter Box Limits: Solutions for Cat Owners Facing Poop Outside the Box

Let's face it, being a cat parent has its ups and downs. We love our fur babies with all of our hearts, but sometimes they can be a little difficult to handle. And when it comes to litter box issues, things can get messy - both literally and figuratively. As much as we hate finding stray poop outside the designated area, we also feel bad for our kitties who just can't seem to grasp the concept of "the bathroom is in here."

So, if you're a fellow frustrated cat owner facing this dilemma daily, don't worry. We've got some solutions that will hopefully have your feline friend doing their business where they're supposed to (and not on your favorite rug). So, let's put on our poop-proof gloves and dive into this stinky situation together!

Thinking Outside the Box

We all know that cats are majestic creatures. They spend most of their days lounging around, getting their paws licked and taking naps.

But let's be honest, there's one thing we all dread as cat owners: finding cat poop outside the litter box.

It's like a game of hide and seek, except you're always the seeker and the poop is the hider. You could search for hours and still come out empty-handed. And don't even think about getting mad at your furry feline because the only thing you're going to accomplish is making your cat even more determined to poop outside the litter box.

It's time to start thinking outside the box to solve this issue and keep everyone, including your cat, happy.

Size Does Matter: Tips for Choosing the Right Litter Box Size for Your Furry Friend(s)

Listen up, fellow pet parents! When it comes to litter boxes, size really does matter. You don't want your furry friend(s) taking a dump outside the box, do you?

Trust us, there's nothing worse than stepping barefoot into a pile of cat poop.

So, how do you choose the right size litter box?

Well, think about your cat's size - they deserve to have enough space to do their business comfortably. And consider how many cats you have - if you've got a multi-cat household, you'll need a bigger box to avoid territorial battles.

At Shichic, you may find two different size MarbleLoo boxes – jumbo and jumbo size.

For a single small sized cat, go for the standard one. But if you have a regular cat or multiple cats, choose the jumbo size box to give them enough space to do their business without any conflicts.

It is, also, recommended that you use a box size that is at least one and a half times larger than your cat's length.

Another thing to consider is the height of the litter box. Some cats, especially older ones or cats with mobility issues, may have a hard time getting in and out of a high-walled litter box. Opt for one with lower walls for easy access.

If you're unsure about what size to go for, always opt for a larger size rather than a smaller one.

Remember, a happy cat means a happy home (and way less poop to clean up).

So, next time you're shopping for litter boxes, keep in mind that the bigger the better, and don't forget the litter!

Location, Location, Litter Box

Listen up, fellow feline enthusiasts! We all know that cats can be terribly fussy about their litter boxes. I mean, who knew they needed the perfect ambiance to do their business?

Cats prefer privacy while doing their business - who doesn't? So, it's essential to place the litter box in a quiet and secluded area of your home. This could be a spare bathroom or even a closet (yes, cats love closets too!).

Avoid placing the litter box in high-traffic areas or near loud appliances (we're looking at you, washing machine). This will help your cat feel more comfortable and less stressed while using their litter box.

Additionally, make sure to keep the litter box away from food and water bowls. Cats are naturally clean animals and may avoid their litter box if it's too close to their food or water.

Poop Lounge - Large Litter Box Enclosure

If you're really looking to pamper your feline friend, why not consider getting a Poop Lounge? This innovative litter box enclosure is designed to give your cat the privacy and space they need while also being aesthetically pleasing for humans.

You can find the perfect box enclosure in shichic. Poop Lounge is:

  • Multifunctional
  • Space saving
  • Ideal for big cat breeds

So, give your cat the luxury they deserve with a Poop Lounge - you won't regret it!

Scoop that Poop

Alright, let's talk about something that's not so glamorous: your cat's "business". I know we all love our feline friends and want to give them the best life possible, but there's one thing we often neglect - the litter box.

Don't be that person who lets their cat's poop pile up outside of it.

Not only is it unsanitary, it can also affect your cat's behavior. I mean, wouldn't you be cranky if you had to step around your own waste every time you wanted to go potty?

So, let's all make a pact to "scoop that poop" on a regular basis.

Don't do it just once every two days, scoop at least once or twice per day. Cats have a sensitive smell and they deserve to have a clean litter box too.

Your cat will thank you - and maybe even return the favor by being a little less sassy.

Beyond the Litter Box: Other Factors That May Make Your Cat Poops Outside The Litter Box

Listen, I know we all love our furry feline friends, but let's be real - nobody loves finding cat poop outside of the litter box. But did you know that there are other factors at play beyond just your cat's failure to aim correctly?

Yep, stress and health problems can also contribute to litter box issues. Maybe your cat is having a mid-life crisis or just needs some therapy sessions. Or maybe they have some kind of gastrointestinal issue that's causing them to go rogue with their bathroom habits.

Trauma, changes in routine, and even the introduction of a new family member (human or animal) can also play a role.

Plus, trauma with their current box setup - such as a lid that slams shut or one that's too small for them to comfortably maneuver in - can also make your kitty avoid the litter box altogether.

And lack of attention when they're doing their business can also be a contributing factor. Yes, that's right, cats can fail to go in the litter box if they are concerned about their safety, security or even privacy.

You never know what's going on in your cat's head, so it's important to pay attention to any changes in their behavior or litter box habits.

Whatever the cause may be, one thing's for sure - you might need to start calling in the cat whisperer if you want to keep your floors poop-free.

Last Notes on Cat Poop Outside the Litter Box

As much as we love our furry feline friends, dealing with their poop outside of the litter box can be a real pain in the butt. But before you start stressing out and blaming your cat for their bad behavior, take a step back and consider all the factors at play.

Remember, cats are complex creatures with unique needs and emotions, just like us humans. So, don't be quick to judge and instead try to understand your cat's behavior. And if all else fails, at least you'll have some funny stories to tell at dinner parties.

So next time you see a piece of cat poop outside the litter box, just remember that it could be a sign of something more than just a chat en désordre. And with a little extra attention and care, your cat's litter box issues can be resolved - leaving you with a happy and healthy feline friend once again.

Now go forth and tackle those litter box problems like the responsible cat parent that you are!