I recommend a product called SSScat. It is completely safe and harmless. You can usually purchase it on ebay. Clean the cat litter trays daily. Keep Cat Litter trays in a quiet location.
Diabetes in cats can cause increased urination. Your cat may be suffering from Feline Stress. Cats do not like to use the toilet near to where they eat. That’s not surprising neither do we! Try to reinforce positive behavior. Which Breed is right for you?
Answers to common questions about cats, including dealing with stray and feral cats, new kittens, litter box problems. Below are some questions asked of me about cats, with my answers. You might find the answer to a question you have. To ask a question, go to the W. New cat nips me when I pet him! Covered litter box or not?
I have a few stray cats I noticed in my yard. I feel so bad about this. I do feed them because I don’t want them to starve to death. But I am so worried about them freezing to death. I don’t know if they belong to anyone in the neighborhood. I am so glad you care about the homeless cats. First and foremost, they do need food and water.
In the cold especially, lots of food is critical for the cats as fighting cold takes extra energy. You can build or buy some shelters for them. In addition, try to befriend them to where they, or at least some, let you touch them. Some may be abandoned or lost tame house cats. If you have other pets, you also need to keep newcomers separate at first to avoid fights or possible transmission of diseases or parasites. Then, take the new cat to the vet for a health check, and anything needed to fix up their health or parasite problem, if any. If the new cat is a tame cat, then you can keep it in your house while trying to find a home for it.
My husband and I managed to find homes for 10 or so homeless cats by asking everyone we know socially, even if not on close terms, and everyone where we each work. Take a picture of the cat in need of a home and carry it around to help induce people to want it. People often say «No» just from your words asking, but if you show a cute picture of a cat, it makes many people really stop and think about it. Some cats took a few months of our fostering them until we found a home. Of course, we didn’t keep the cats in the bathroom all that time! Once they used a litter box, we used our master bedroom for their «safe room», since we had our own cats and you can’t just all of sudden put a new cat into a group of other cats.
Be sure to get any cat you get your hands on spayed or neutered! That’s the only way to stop more homeless cats from being born. That will help stop the cycle of suffering, homeless cats. Human trapping of cats information and instructions. Caring for and managing feral cats, with some info on trapping. Many members are either in your situation, or are on the rescue end, and can advise and encourage you. So far, all the stray cats I rescued wound up being socialized to humans already, and were able to be «befriended» by my patiently getting them used to my presence as not being a threat. I really enjoy your site and would like to ask your opinion. I live in Arizona a we have a real bad feral cat problem in my neighborhood.