Medical conditions affecting the nerves, muscles, or joints, could lead to discomfort, stiffness or weakness such that a cat may not be able to get to the litter tray or get into the litter tray easily. If your old friend is going to their as frequent as he used to, this means that you also need to change the litter box as often as needed. The 1 reason cats are given up is because they can't be trained to use their litter box. You should also talk to your vet- they don't like to let these things go on after it really is time. I have a 7 year old female cat she has randomly been peeing on clothing items and I have tried everything I could think of and she is spoiled with love. Skip to main content.
In this way, the cat will not feel their space being invaded.
Why Is My Cat Peeing in the House?
In return, I got the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease, and scripts for steroids and other immunosuppressants, BIG pills, which weren't fun to administer. He was a mess. A nervous or stressed cat will react by inappropriate peeing. I agree with FauxScot that the decision won't get any easier, and with people who have said that - as far as we can tell - being put to sleep whilst being held or stroked seems a peaceful and painless way to go. About a year ago I found a cat milo that was living in a car park for about 6 months according to the motel owner I took him home naturally.