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Hi there, this is Dr. Sara. Sorry this is happening, it is very frustrating. How long have you had her? Was she always in indoor kitty or has she spent time outside before living with you.
Ok, here is where I would start. I would add at least 1 more box, and maybe 2. No hoods, unscented or little scent clumping litter. There are many cats who will not poop or pee in a box that already has some elimination in it. Where is the box? Are her stools really hard or soft?
Great, so there should not be any pain or discomfort with pooping. Make sure her box is not near anything that would scare her. I see. Ummmmm is there anywhere you could put the box and put a little curtain up for some privacy? The multiple litter box may fix the problem, just trying to think of some other things you can do. I had a cat that had to have 2 boxes bc she had to have 1 for each elimination. The other thing you could try to find is something called Cat Attract. This is a litter but can be mixed with litter. It works for many kitties to get them back in the box.
Yes, good thought too! Best of luck, you will get it figured out; cats require more thinking than dogs....I think they like to keep us guessing ;)
absolutely, I'll be off an on today and tomorrow. Happy to help.