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How do I stop my 7 yr. old male cat from pooping on the carpet

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How do I stop my 7 yr. old male cat from pooping on the carpet with a clean liter box 3ft. away that he only pees in?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
This is a new habit only started this year--always used liter box before
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. It appears that the Expert you were hoping to speak with is not currently available. I have stepped in to assist you in their absence so that you have a prompt reply to your question. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?1) Have any diagnostics been performed on his urine or stool to see if there are abnormalities? 2) Is Gruff declawed?3) How many cat are in the home? 4) How many boxes? 5) Any stool abnormalities? Diarrhea? Blood? 6) Any diet changes?