Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Chlorine and Cat Pee?

  1. Back To Top    #1
    kilika2003's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Toronto, ON

    Chlorine and Cat Pee?

    I put some chlothes over my wet swim suit on the weekend and later left these same clothes on the floor in the bedroom. I discovered this morning that our cat peed on and near that area. She's never peed anywhere outside her litter box before.

    I did some reading on the internet that it was the chlorine on the clothes that made her feel like defending her territority.

    Anyone have a chemical explanation for this or have experienced something similar??
    15' x 24' x 52" Buttressfree Concorde (Atlantic) ABG installed 2007, Hayward Sand Filter, Hayward 1 speed Pump, Royal Entrance Steps, Clear Solar Blanket, New Deck, and maybe soon a heater.

  2. Back To Top    #2

    Re: Chlorine and Cat Pee?

    Once my cat peed in my half full suitcase as I stopped at home to do laundry in between trips. I am sure it was jealousy.

    Does your cat resent the time you spend in, or thinking about, the pool? We recently had a story here about a dog that pooped in the pool as well. With the exception of bladder infections, where the cat wants to pee where you will notice the blood in the urine, I always suspect jealousy.

    So, take note of how often the cat is peeing, and if it is more or less than normal. Less anf more frequently may indicate bladder infection, more or less volume may indicate impending kidney failure. My cat peed in the tub so I could see the blood in the urine from infection. When he began kidney failure in old age he started biting first the kids then me, as he was in pain and no one knew. Take suspicions to the vet, they can test for both conditions. Eliminate those and you are left with jealousy.
    23,000 gallon in ground pool with rock waterfall and spillover spa, Aqualink control system, Polaris 380 cleaner, Purex Triton Clean&Clear Plus cartridge filter. Located in The Woodlands, Texas.

    Pool owner since Nov 2008, Trouble Free since April 2009. Happy to help when I can.

  3. Back To Top    #3

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    San Rafael, CA USA

    Re: Chlorine and Cat Pee?

    We have two cats and one of them absolutely loves the smell of sandals that smell of chlorine and sweat from feet, acting almost as if it were catnip. I'm glad I'm not a cat.
    16,000 gallon outdoor in-ground 16'x32' plaster pool; Pentair Intelliflo VF pump; Pentair IntelliTouch i9+3s control system; Jandy CL-340 square foot cartridge filter
    12 Fafco solar panels; Purex Triton PowerMax 250 natural gas heater (200,000 BTU/hr output); automatic electric pool safety cover; 4-wheel pressure-side "The Pool Cleaner"

  4. Back To Top    #4

    In the Industry

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Conway SC

    Re: Chlorine and Cat Pee?

    Our Cat pees on our dirty clothes laying on the laundry room floor in between loads.. Now my son makes sure the clothes are off the floor fearing seeing a flying cat go by his window..
    17000 Gallons (16x32) Vinyl In Ground Pool
    Sand Filter
    Install "Finish Date" July 30 2014"
    Propane heater installed.. Used for 1 day.
    City Water.

  5. Back To Top    #5
    cubbybeave08's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Northwest Indiana

    Re: Chlorine and Cat Pee?

    Our cat pees on the carpet, and the vet told us to get this hormone spray...many times when a Cat pees in the house outside of the litter box it is due to stress. Cat little Dog BIG! The hormones keep him calm...We spray it in the places he lays down and sleeps during the day, and the places where he pees. We are finally going to get around to taking up the carpet. Could your kitty be stressed? We leave our suits outside, and the cat never bothers them in the summer time.
    Aqua Leader 24ft Round AG Wil-Bar Influence w/54 inch walls 13,500 gallons
    Swimline J-Blue Opal Liner, 1 4X20 Fafco Solar Bear Solar Heater
    Hayward 2 HP Swim Pro Voyager Pump Micro 150 with 4 way timer
    Swim Pro Voyager Filtration System with Hayward ABS Pearl wide mouth skimmer

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts