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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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All of a sudden he has started defecating on my kitchen rug

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All of a sudden he has started defecating on my kitchen rug and not in the litter box. He doesn't pee, just poop
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Buddy. I adopted him as a kitten from outside, not sure exact age. About 1 yr.
JA: What is the kitten's name?
Customer: Buddy
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the kitten?
Customer: We've been fighting a flea infestation lately. Lot of bathing and flea applications
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 3 months ago.

Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

Expert:  Richard Rawling replied 3 months ago.

Inappropriate elimination can often be a sign of stress. Have there been any changes recently such as building work, new baby, change in working hours etc?