Ugh, it’s happened again. You’ve returned home to the overwhelming smell of cat pee – and this time, it’s on your clothes. This guide will walk you through five primary reasons why your cat might be peeing on your clothes and how to stop this unwanted behavior, depending on the cause.
Cats can be conditioned just like almost any living thing capable of learning. Conditioning is a process through which an animal is taught to give a specific response – either voluntary or involuntary – to a stimulus. The most famous example of this is Pavlov’s experiments.
Cat potty training is a challenging responsibility that cat owners must face every day. Although the average cat lover may only have to live with mundane, daily litter scooping, others face health hazards such as urination all over the household.
To prevent and correct such behaviors, you'll need to understand the primary aspects of the litter box experience that shape your cat's desire (or aversion) to eliminate in the appropriate place. These features and related behavioral management practices are discussed below.