Q. My cat is cleaning the inside walls of her domed litterbox constantly, even before she uses it. This behavior lasts for minutes at a time.

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A. Remove the dome. Review her diet to make sure she is getting the proper nutrition. Distract her each time she begins the behavior. Be consistent in halting the behavior as soon as it begins. Clean and sanitize the box. Replacing the litterbox may also stop the behavior. If she seems anxious or stressed, a pheromone collar or spray may help to calm her.

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