I'd love to hear what you think of this page or my site. A male cat can fully block which is a serious emergency so make sure he IS urinating and if not you need to take care of that NOW. Let me know if you like what you have read or if it has helped you with a problem. Pittsburgh area 9, posts, read 19, times Reputation: There has been alot of stuff going on lately cat laying in litter box I wonder if he's just stressed. Anyway, point being I was reading up on this some recently.
Patches - Age: 30
Price - 126$
Originally Posted by CatWoman Hi, I went into the bathroom and found my male cat 13 sitting in his covered litter box. In your case I think you should look to rule out a medical problem, or treat it if there is one. Originally Posted by CatWoman
My cat lays in litterbox
For a senior cat who has never done it before it indicates illness, and a check up with blood work and a urinalysis is warranted.
My cat lays in litterbox
You may regularly find your kitty in the corner of a closet, snuggled in a cardboard box or under a piece of furniture. If you find your cat lying in the litter box. If you have noticed that your cat is suddenly spending lots of time in the litter box, there are three common medical conditions to consider. While it may seem gross to the pet owner, a cat's litter box may feel like the you will often see cats in their kennels lying in their litter boxes.”.
Toby - Age: 30
Price - 91$
The sooner, the better. For some cats it is normal behavior.
Anyway, point being I was reading up on this some recently. He was just chillin' out - seemed fine - but, in all my years of owning cats he is now the only cat in our house, but I had 6 at one point - I have never seen any of them do this. Let me know if you like what you have read or if it has helped you with a problem. I'm not saying this is the only reason,but I would consider it a red flag and make sure. Page 1 of 2.
Rosie - Age: 26
Price - 65$
I sometimes see her move just a few feet then lie down again, so it could be fatigue or other physical symptoms with what she has going on, which is kidney disease. Sometimes they lie in the litter box for comfort and familiar smell and such, but this doesn't seem likely in his own house.
Your cat is highly stressed out or possibly sick. Laying in the litter box implies that he wants to be surrounded by his own scent to feel safer. A cat sleeping in the litter box can be a serious health issue. Learn how it could stem from illness, pregnancy, anxiety, and territorial guarding. On the other hand, a cat who sits in the litter box might be seeking privacy, establishing territory, lying in wait or enjoying a newly discovered.