Pooled pee in the litter box
Hello my cat pees in the litter box, we have clumping litter but he's a big boy and he often leaves pools of pee that end up wetting his entire hind area, is there a better litter that could possibly be used to be more absorbent more quickly?
Thanks so much for your question. I'm wondering if the litter tray itself is large enough, especially as you mention your cat is a bigger boy. A large tray with deep sides will allow you to fill the tray with a deeper layer of litter which may help solve the problem.
Is this a new behavior for your cat or something he has always done? If it is a new behavior or there are other changes to his toileting or drinking habits (for example drinking more water than usual), I would also recommend having him checked over by your vet to make sure there isn't an underlying kidney or bladder problem.
I hope this has been helpful, do let us know how you go!
Dr Ellen Marcinkiewicz BVSc. MRCVS