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Cat peeing on EVERYTHING

We have a 15 year old cat. He is wonderful & has never had an accident outside his litter box until recently. He will pee anywhere & everywhere--the linen closet if the door isn't shut tight, my DS's son, my DD's school bag, the dirty laundry basket, anyplace that is fabric, basically. I've cleaned & try to pick up everything but he just find new places. Any suggestions?

 
SaraBeth1204

Asked by SaraBeth1204 at 4:50 PM on Mar. 11, 2011 in Pets

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Answers (9)
  • He could have a bladder infection. I would take him to the vet. Good luck!
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 4:52 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • take him in to the vet
    jenn4443

    Answer by jenn4443 at 4:56 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Definitely take him to the vet, especially considering his age.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 5:00 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Stupid tab key ...

    I recently had to take my 7 year old male to the vet for the same reason. He had an urinary tract blockage.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 5:02 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • I agree with the other answers, definitely take him to the vet. It could be a UTI, but it could also be diabetes (especially in older male cats)... Either way, there's usually a medical reason for a change in behavior like that...
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:01 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Time for vet!
    PrincessStacy

    Answer by PrincessStacy at 7:18 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • Take him to the vet!!
    lovinmy4babys

    Answer by lovinmy4babys at 8:43 PM on Mar. 11, 2011

  • It might be old age. Do you have a male cat? Sometimes male cats will pee to mark their territory. I had a 13 yr old dog that did the same, but he was ill. He'd poop and piss on the carpet. Plus, with arthritis in his back legs, it made it difficult for him to get up.
    But you should take the cat to the vet for a check-up just to be sure he doesn't have some bladder infection.
    Cat behavior: http://www.hdw-inc.com/litterbox.htm
    blogmom

    Answer by blogmom at 12:54 AM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • To be honest when I took my cat to the vet for the same reason... was told it was time to let her go... I know cats kidneys deteriorate as they get older...
    TraceyLu

    Answer by TraceyLu at 7:00 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

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