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To think my cat is doing this on purpose??? Sorry it's a bit gross.

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HeffalumpTheFlump Thu 13-Jun-13 09:19:35

Pretty much every time I make something to eat my cat suddenly decides that she needs a shit and must use the litter tray immediately! I eat and serve dinner at different times every day, so it can't just be that her shitting routine coincides with our eating pattern.

She's a housecat so I can't kick her out while we are eating. It's just so off putting, especially as she always comes into the room we are eating in afterwards, sits infront of us and licks her arse (usually while staring at me hmm).

She must be doing this on purpose surely?? I pointed it out to DH and he said I was being bonkers, but has now realised that she is doing it at pretty much every mealtime!! She is known to be quite a jerk in other areas, so it really wouldn't surprise me if there was some sort of evil intent behind this! grin

Loutwenty Thu 13-Jun-13 11:30:31

fifty - that video had my crying with laughter!

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Thu 13-Jun-13 11:36:11

Defo put her tray in the loo or bathroom...that's where shit belongs..not in the hall!

Repeatedlydoingthetwist Thu 13-Jun-13 11:36:14

Deffo doing it on purpose. The evil look whilst washing her arse is the feline equivalent of giving you the finger.

wonderingsoul Thu 13-Jun-13 11:48:03

i once shut the bathroom door by accideant, and then went out (litter try is in the bathroom)
i came back to find she had pee'd in my "big" handbag... a number of times....

she couldnt just piss on the lino could she... noooo she had to hunt out my bag just to learn me.

i washed 3 times in the machine . the p smell never came out untill i tipped a quater of cheap but ok smelling perfume in it.

who ever said you dont own a cat, they own you is so right.

that said i love our putty cat, daft and as soft as stick.
always makes me smile. when .... youngest goes to bed first. so he goes to have a sleep with him, then when ds1 goes she has to move up to his bunk to sleep. then when i go to bed she comes and lays with. but i also ways find him with ds1 in the morning. guess we know her favourite.

Morloth Thu 13-Jun-13 11:52:48

Your cat sucks!

Mine is a perfect lady, the only 'problem' she has is that she won't use a dirty litter tray.

Will just sit and bitch at me until it is clean.

For this reason she now has 3 litter trays for her convenience whilst I am at work.

FreudiansSlipper Thu 13-Jun-13 11:58:03

love the video

My old cat would only go to men apart from me. Seemed to dislike women and loved my landlord he was very good looking and took a shine to her too he always made a fuss over her i wished it was me

farewellfigure Thu 13-Jun-13 12:16:23

Why do we have cats? They are all irritating. Yours is definitely doing it on purpose. Mine vomits on the door mat, but only when it's just been in the wash (special washable doormat bought because the cats sicks on it).

The other day we were watching Poirot and were about 15 minutes behind (so we could ff the adverts). The cat jumped on the remote so the tv went live, just as Poirot solved the case and gave away the ending. I'm not making it up. She did it on purpose.

BrandiBroke Thu 13-Jun-13 13:01:01

My cat also needs the litter tray the minute I sit at the table to eat. I think it might be because he has been lying around all day but has to come and see what I'm eating so then gets the urge as soon as he starts moving around.

He also has to use the tray as soon as I've cleaned it. I often put down the jug that we use for scooping the clean litter in and grab some toilet roll to remove whatever he by then is doing! Sometimes I'll remove the poo and he'll get straight back in and will look very annoyed with himself if he can't push anything else out!

I think he's just quite comfortable with bodily functions. He likes to go into the bathroom with my husband and sit in his pushed down trousers at his feet while my husband has a poo!

I also have a 'lady' who will not poo in the tray if my other cat has been there first. So when I'm at work if he's pooed in it first she will often have done her own on the floor next to it. I've tried having two trays but he just uses both of them, little sod!

HeffalumpTheFlump Thu 13-Jun-13 13:47:13

I need to show this to DH. Although he has agreed that she is obviously going every time we eat, he refuses to believe that she could be doing it on purpose.

Same as the rest of the shitty things she does!

If it is a dirty protest I really can't work out what she is protesting about! She is spoiled rotten, has the best food (we have gone hungry before to make sure she had both wet and dry food), lots of toys, massive scratch post etc. I think she's just a jerk. grin

HeffalumpTheFlump Thu 13-Jun-13 13:50:17

Oh and I would put it in the bathroom but there isn't room so it's tucked away in the hall.

SodaStreamy Thu 13-Jun-13 14:19:25

We keep ours in the hall too.

The cat hates anyone seeing her go to the toilet though and will jump out mid wee/poo and run off to hide if anyone enters the hall...she's weird

mirrorpants Thu 13-Jun-13 14:49:51

cracking me up!

MissSparrow Thu 13-Jun-13 14:58:49

I've noticed that my cat will sometime use his litter tray if I've refused a second serving of biscuits ... I'm SURE it's done to get back at me! grin plus he ALWAYS knows when I'm wearing tights and it's my last pair ...

PiratesLifeForMe Thu 13-Jun-13 21:13:04

Sodastreamy, mine does that too! Have actually caught myself backing out of the kitchen (where her tray is) saying 'oops sorry' before catching on to myself!

Needless to say anytime I nip to the loo she literally runs in to sit & make sure I don't fall in...odd odd kitten..

BadgersRetreat Thu 13-Jun-13 21:20:22

your cat is my cat, just in a different fur coat grin

BadgersRetreat Thu 13-Jun-13 21:22:50

we got ours a tray with a lid as she hated being watched <pampered>

Gruntfuttock Thu 13-Jun-13 21:24:26

"I wondered if it was something to do with smelling the food, but she does it when I have none smelly food too! This morning I had shreddies and she still did it!!"

It may be non-smelly food to you, but that doesn't mean it's non-smelly food to your cat, because (I've just looked this up) a domestic cat's sense of smell is about 14 times stronger than a human's.

I don't know why your cat's doing this because:-
(a) I've never had a cat
(b) I don't like cats.

At a guess I'd say it's just innate peskiness.

Burmillababe Thu 13-Jun-13 21:30:41

Yes, it's on purpose! Cats have a wicked sense of humour - and are evil geniuses! One of mine will try to take my food, and if I don't let him, he sneezes on it! So it's easier to give in to him! grin

poppycock6 Thu 13-Jun-13 21:37:29

Anyone seen the Simon's Cat film clips? I'd recommend them!

Heartbrokenmum73 Thu 13-Jun-13 21:39:54

One of our cats will literally eat your food while it's still in your hand! And I'm using 'literally' complete correctly here.

DS was eating a Dairylea dipper thingy, cat just stuck his face straight into the cheese spread section. DS thought it was hilarious and offered to share with the cat!

Did the same thing with a yogurt pot the same week.

I've also seen him (cat, not DS) eating chicken korma and pizza out of the bin - NOT a fussy eater...

mrsdrew Thu 13-Jun-13 21:42:45

I used to have a cat who used a litter tray very neatly for years. I then adopted a rescue cat and 1st cat staged a dirty protest by pissing in my shoes or on my handbags. The shoes I could at least see/feel the wee but spent several days walking round with handbags and wondering why I could smell cat piss all the time. I threw away several litter trays I thought were leaking as I would pick them up to clean them and find the underneath soaked with piss which obviously got all over my hands. I then caught him in the act one day of sitting in the litter tray but positioning his arse just over the rim so all the piss dribbled over and ran underneath. That's a definite 'fuck you' if you ask me

LackaDAISYcal Thu 13-Jun-13 21:45:32

Our cat's litter try was in the bathroom and he would join me every time I sat down for a poo. I think he was trying (and succeeding <boak>) to out-pong me grin

mrsdrew Thu 13-Jun-13 21:48:20

And my Mum has a cat who was limping for a few days, vet diagnosed a foot injury which was treated. Cat enjoyed lots of fuss, treats and being carried upstairs till it healed. Several weeks later she was limping again, taken to vets who found nothing wrong and told us she was faking it!. We now find that if cat feels she is not getting enough attention, she limps!. After lots of fuss and treats she is miraculously healed!. Genius!.

BerylStreep Thu 13-Jun-13 21:51:23

Maybe close the hall door so she doesn't get to have an audience?

Mine are supposed to be housecoats, but they go outside. When they get back in, they rush to the litter tray in desperation. I'd love it if they would just go outside!

HeffalumpTheFlump Thu 13-Jun-13 21:54:49

It's nice to know I'm not the only one with an evil mastermind of a cat!! And DH still wont believe she does any of it on purpose even though iv shown him this thread! He's in denial.. Can't take the truth!!

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