Potty Training Cats: Techniques and Tips for Effective Training

“Potty training” or “housebreaking” cats is something of a misnomer. In most cases, you don’t really need to toilet train a house cat because the cat’s instincts along with training from their mothers lead them to choose only one place for their elimination needs. If an indoor kitten is shown that the litter box is […]

Cat Peeing in the House? Consider the Litter.

The issue of cat litter seems like it should be a fairly straightforward thing, right? I mean, it’s essentially just kitty toilet “paper.” Humans use can choose ultrasoft, scented, flower-printed paper or just make do with the rough, unbleached paper, so why should a cat care what he uses in the the “bathroom?” Whether or […]

Cat Urine Problems: Training or Re-Training Adult Cats to Use the Litter Box

Although training issues aren’t usually a major concern with cats, in some cases cat urine problems may be a result of improper litter box training. Work with Your Cat’s Instincts Most cats don’t have to be trained to use the litter box. The exceptions are feral (street) or semi-feral cats who reached adulthood never having […]

How To Get Rid Of Cat Pee Smell On Furniture

If your cats have decided to use your furniture as an alternative to the litter box, presuming you’d rather not throw out all your tables and chairs, you’ll need to know how to get rid of cat pee smell on furniture. The problem, of course, is that most furniture is highly absorbent. Sure, metal tables […]

How To Stop Cats From Urinating In The House

Cats natural instincts lead them to urinate only in “designated areas.” For healthy house cats (feral cats are an exception), that “area” is the litter box and only the litter box. Mother cats pass this knowledge down to their kittens, so even young kittens usually use the litter box with little coaxing from their human […]

Cleaning Cat Urine the Easy and Effective Way

Cleaning cat urine and getting rid of all the lingering odor can be a tough job, as just about any cat care-taker can tell you. Part of the reason it seems so difficult is that cat urine really is more tenacious than dog or human urine. What works to remove your dog’s or your child’s […]

What to Do to Stop Inappropriate Cat Urination

Elsewhere on the site, I’ve gone over the main causes of inappropriate cat urination: health problems, stress and unappealing litter box arrangements. If you have a good idea of what’s causing your cat to urinate in the house, this brief overview how you can manage each of those problem may just prove to you that […]