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Cat Peeing on Sofa

We've had this cat for a while and no problem. Recently though she started to come downstairs and I noticed pee smell on my sofa. She has stayed upstairs since we've had her. I did put a litter box on both floors, but obviously she didn't use it. What do I do from here?

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March 6, 20171 found this helpful

Use Nok-Out on the sofa, making sure you saturate the fabric and the stuffing in the cushions. She has marked her territory. Cats like to be high up, so invest in a cat tower so she can feel in control.

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March 9, 20170 found this helpful

She may dislike her litter boxes. Many cats prefer an uncovered litter box in a semi-private area. In a covered box they may feel they are going to be "jhumped" by something.

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Can the cat see into the yard from downstairs? are there stray cats coming by? Sometimes cats can see a stray and mark their territory because they're insecure.

Try closing the blinds and put a tall cat tree in a corner not close to a window.

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