Thanks so much for your very helpful reply.
I do not want to alarm you but I am very concerned about your boy.These are very serious and can even be life threatening symptoms Any time a cat cant stay out of his box he is either sick or in pain.
You should make a trip to the vet ASAP. - If you think he has a urinary tract infection and is in danger of becoming blocked.
UTI's are serious in males because they are caused by sticky crystals in the bladder.At any time they can block the urethra.Since this is going on a while your boy is in great danger.Cats are very stoic animals so he may not cry out.
If he becomes unable to urinate that is a MEDICAL EMERGENCY . His bladder could burst and he would have to be catheterized to save his life.
If that is the case, you must take him to the vet right away
Feel in the pit of his stomach for a hard lump.. That could be a full bladder.
Drain the water from a can of tuna and see if he will lap it up. Offer him whole milk to drink.
Look around and make sure he did not urinate elsewhere before we panic.
Please let me know what is happening.
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