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Mata
post Mar 7 2011, 12:11 PM
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Despite me being allergic to cats, for some reason Laura decided that cat sitting for a week would be a good idea. Bleh! I feel like my head is going to explode. I've been told that this generally passes after a week (although sometimes longer) - does anyone have any experience of this?


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post Mar 28 2011, 11:59 AM
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Does her litter tray have a lid, or is it inside a box of some sort? I've had cats who hated using litter trays if they were enclosed in any way. If it does have a lid, try taking it off. Might help! Cats can also be finicky about the brand of litter. Mine always seemed to prefer the ones with a texture near sand.

Citrus in general is supposed to be off-putting to cats, but I've never had much success with it. Be careful with the lemons; they can have a mild bleaching effect (which, incidentally, makes them great for cleaning grout between tiles). It's probably best to try it on an inconspicuous area of the rugs first. smile.gif

It might just be that she is stressed due to her change in circumstances, and peeing all over the place as a result. If that's the case, it'll probably resolve itself with time as she gets used to your home and you and starts to realise that she's safe there. Good luck!


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- Mata   Cat sitting and allergies   Mar 7 2011, 12:11 PM
- - LoLo   Sometimes giving a cat a bath will help reduce the...   Mar 7 2011, 04:20 PM
- - I_am_the_best   Poor you!! I totally relate! Try and ...   Mar 7 2011, 05:06 PM
- - Mata   The end result of the week was that I was signific...   Mar 22 2011, 12:57 PM
- - Tarantio   It's bad that I went to click "Like...   Mar 22 2011, 02:56 PM
- - Sharazad   That is soo cool and an awesome name, congrats an...   Mar 22 2011, 04:08 PM
- - CrazyFooIAintGettinOnNoPlane   pics!   Mar 22 2011, 07:11 PM
- - Mata   I'd need her to stop hiding in the darkness al...   Mar 23 2011, 10:27 AM
- - LoLo   She'll come out eventually. My shelter cat too...   Mar 23 2011, 02:25 PM
- - Pikasyuu   since mouse was a runt and we got her as a kitten,...   Mar 23 2011, 05:13 PM
- - Hobbits   I've had feline-access of various sorts for mo...   Mar 24 2011, 11:19 AM
- - Ashbless   Cats seem to sense a home opening and grab it. Bo...   Mar 28 2011, 01:40 AM
- - Mata   So far I've not really had any problems with a...   Mar 28 2011, 11:01 AM
- - Phyllis   Does her litter tray have a lid, or is it inside a...   Mar 28 2011, 11:59 AM
- - Daria   Sprinkling lavender oil in the areas you don't...   Mar 31 2011, 03:23 PM
- - Ashbless   She could be trying to mark everything as hers. T...   Apr 3 2011, 02:22 AM
- - Mata   Her eyes seem to be doing fine by themselves - it ...   Apr 3 2011, 12:41 PM
- - Phantom   Your cat looks a lot like mine (physically), she s...   Apr 3 2011, 01:13 PM
- - Pikasyuu   them having not clipped or removed her claws is a ...   Apr 3 2011, 05:14 PM
- - Mata   Removing claws sounds quite unpleasant for the cat...   Apr 5 2011, 11:47 AM
- - elphaba2   If she starts to hang out near you / be OK with be...   Apr 5 2011, 08:10 PM
- - LoLo   Could also get her something like this and that mi...   Apr 5 2011, 11:23 PM
- - Mata   She loves her scratching post, so I suspect she wo...   Apr 7 2011, 12:41 PM


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