My cat occasionaly jumps out of the litterbox after peeing and leaves one random poop…

My cat occasionaly jumps out of the litterbox after peeing and leaves one random poop on the floor. She will sometimes run and scoot across the carpet leaving the one poop on the rug. What could be causing this?

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Ann Marie
5 years ago

My cat does the same, very occasionally when there’s cat hair in the stool that sort of keeps it in place until he tries to run away from what’s stuck in/on him or he’ll do the ‘slide’ outside of the box.  As long as they’re going regularly, I’ve seen many or even most to have this happen as well.  I had to pull a lump of hair from his bottom just last week when he also had this happen. He’s a short haired boy and very tidy about never making a mess on the floor. I feel badly for him… Read more »

Beth James
5 years ago

My cat, after he poops, sometimes inadvertently leaves a dookie outside the litter box after he buries the poops with his paws.  I dont think it is intentional.  Quite normal in my cat experience.  He does it when he buries his stuff…. I clean his box daily tho…  Perhaps your cat is just moving a poop while he is burying???.   Just a thought.