Understanding Cats: Why They Lay In The Litter Box

Christine lynn asked why her cat was laying in the litter box

Cats are known for their cleanliness

The stress factor litter boxes are secure and quiet

Older cats may have health issues that make them stay close to the litter box

If there is a new cat in the house laying in the litter box might be a way to mark it

Cats that are pregnant seek a safe place to give birth

A change in litter type might make the box feel better for kittens

If you suspect health problems consult a veterinarian

An alternative safe space can be a cat bed or a cardboard box