cat peeing outside the litter box


Is your cat peeing outside the litter box?

4 Top Tips To Stop Your Cat Peeing Outside the Litter Box


Use FELIWAY Optimum to help stop peeing outside the litter box

  • #1 Vet Recommended solution to reduce cat's peeing outside the litter box
  • Proven effective to reduce spraying in 9/10 cats
  • Drug free, easy and safe calming solution for your cat
  • Results can be seen within the first 7 days
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Find out more to reduce your cat peeing in the house

Clean all areas where your cat has peed

  • Use a recommended urine stain and odor remover
  • Do not use bleach, it may cause the cat to return to the spot 
  • Read article for detail on how to clean cat pee

Follow the litter box "golden rules"

  • One litter box per cat, plus one
  • Place in different areas of the home
  • Keep clean by scooping at least once daily
  • Change litter box about every 3 weeks
  • Don't place food or water bowls near the box

Consult with your vet

  • In some cases an underlying medical condition can cause cats or kittens to pee outside the litter box 
  • Check with your vet if signs continue
how to stop cats from peeing outside of the litter box

We recommend:


If your cat is peeing outside the litter box in multiple areas, plug the Diffuser in the room where cat spends most of his time

FELIWAY Classic Spray

If your cat is peeing outside the little box in one single area, spray here once daily

Would you like Personalised Advice to your Cat Peeing issue?

Get Your Pesonalised Advice

It can also be due to a medical issue. So if your cat is peeing outside the litter box, consider visiting the vet for advice. In older cats is is recommended to have regular vet checks every 6 months.

FELIWAY Optimum is clinically proven to help reduce unwanted cat spraying.

The “happy messages” will help your cat feel relaxed and comfortable in it’s environment and help to reduce unwanted cat spraying.

Continuous use of a FELIWAY Optimum Diffuser will help prevent any relapse of cat peeing outside of the litter box. Especially if your cat is sensitive to any change within the home.

Advice around cat peeing outside the litter box:

In fact there are two types of cat soiling issues:

1. Cat spraying on walls, doors and furniture (vertical spraying).

2. Cat peeing outside the litter box, on floors, beds, clothes (horizontal peeing), this article.

We know this is a subject which you want personalised advice for so we have created a diagnosis app which provides advice for your specific situation.

Why Do Cats Spray?

All cats, male or female, neutered or not, will mark out their territory with spraying. Normally this is rare and discrete. But sometimes cat spraying becomes visible and upsetting especially when cats spray their owner's bed or duvet.

Cat Spraying is an indication that your cat is not fully content with life.

It can be a reaction due to Recent changes at home or conflict with other cats to understand this fully, read Why do cats spray? What does spraying look like to see all the reasons why.

How to get rid of cat pee smell

Before or after you have got your kitty to stop peeing in the home you will want to remove the odour it can leave. So we have full article on how to get rid of a cat spraying smell with 6 different tips.