Fearfulness Associated with Litterbox Issues


A study of more than 3,000 house cats published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association showed that fearfulness in cats is significantly associated with urinating and defecating outside the litterbox. It’s also associated with litterbox fussiness — distinct preferences about the type of litter used and less willingness to use an unclean litter box or share it with other cats.

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