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10 Mar 2004

Naughty cat?
Hi, we moved about two weeks back to a new house. Yesterday when we got home we discovered that out room smells awefull! When we started searching for the smell we discovered cat poo behind a chair in our room. Our cat never done this bofore. Could this be due to stress of moving to a new house?
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CyberVet
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Noenoe
Yes, it most definitely could be due to the stress of moving. I suggest you keep your cat inside for a few days with a litter tray. She is obviously insecure and may be too afraid to go outside to do her business. There may be other cats intruding on her territory, so at least keep them out at night and her inside, by closing windows. The poo may even be another cat's. If you see other cats on your property you can deter them by spraying them with a water pistol.
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