If you have a cat, chances are you’ve dealt with them peeing on your bed at some point. It’s frustrating and can be really hard to figure out why they’re doing it.
While this may be a common occurrence for some pet parents. But never fear, there are ways to deal with this issue and hopefully prevent it from happening again in the future.
What to Do If Cat Pees on Bed?
If your cat pees on your bed, it’s important to take action immediately.
Here are a few things you can do to clean up the mess and prevent your cat from doing it again:
1. Remove all of the bedding and wash it in hot water. This will remove any urine odor that might be lingering.
2. if the bed is not too badly soiled, you can try cleaning it with a pet odor eliminator or white vinegar. If the bed is heavily soiled, you may need to throw it out and get a new one.
3. Clean the mattress with a mixture of vinegar and water. This will help to remove any remaining urine odor.
4. If possible, try to figure out what caused your cat to pee on the bed in the first place. If they’re having litter box issues, solve those problems first. Otherwise, provide them with an alternative spot to sleep that’s far away from the bed (like a cat tree or perch).
My Cat Peed on My Bed While I Was Sleeping
We’ve all been there. You’re sound asleep in bed when you feel a warm, wet spot on your leg. And then the reality sets in – your cat has peed on your bed!
There are a few reasons why cats might pee on your bed.
One is that they simply don’t have a good place to go to the bathroom. If their litter box is dirty, or if they don’t have easy access to it, they may start looking for other places to relieve themselves.
Another reason could be that your cat is sick or in pain and associating the bed with being sick or in pain.
Whatever the reason for your cat peeing on your bed, there are a few things you can do to try and stop it from happening.
First, make sure that their litter box is clean and accessible.
Secondly, provide them with lots of opportunities to scratch (on a scratching post or pad), as this will help discourage them from urinating on things that aren’t meant for eliminative purposes.
Finally, if all else fails, you can try using a product like Feliway which emits calming pheromones and may help reduce stress-related urine marking behaviors.
Why Does My Cat Pee on the Bed?
There are a few reasons why your cat might be peeing on your bed:
- One possibility is that they are not happy with their litter box. Maybe it’s not clean enough for them, or they don’t like the type of litter you’re using. If this is the case, try cleaning their litter box more often and/or changing to a different type of litter.
- Another possibility is that your cat is feeling stressed out. This could be due to a change in their routine, another pet in the house, or something else that’s going on in their environment. If you think this might be the case, try to provide them with a calm and relaxing space, away from any other animals or kids in the house.
- Some cats just prefer to pee in places other than their litter box – it’s instinctual for them. If this is the case, you’ll just need to train them to use the litter box by rewarding them when they use it correctly and punishing them (in a non-violent way) when they don’t.
To deter your cat from peeing on the bed, you can try putting double-sided tape on the edge of the bed or spraying the area with a pet repellent. You should also make sure that your cat has a litter box that is easily accessible and clean.
His professional interests include humane education, ethics, small animal behavior, and veterinary. As a pet lover from school life, having grown up with two cats and a dog. If he isn’t spending time with his friends and family, Justin enjoys traveling. Learn more about Justin here.