Feline Inappropriate Elimination: Forget the Box and Focus on the Feline
21 Jun 2021
Clinical Theater 1
Most cat owners and veterinarians are well versed these days in appropriate litter box hygiene and maintenance as a first line of defense when the cat starts to eliminate outside of the litter box. When that alone does not solve the problem, what we really need to focus on are the specific feline factors that may play a role in elimination outside of the box. These factors include both medical and behavioral contributions. In this talk we will discuss how to determine the difference, and how to treat from a behavioral perspective, especially when inter-cat conflict in the house is a contributing factor.