I have a cat, as some of you may know....we have a tolerate/hate relationship. Kato AKA Mr. Evil Filthy McNasty Crusty Ass is 10yr. old (as of March 14th) and other than this one issue, he's tolerable. After he was "litter trained' and a bit bigger, we kept his litter box in the basement, he could go down and explore and do his thing ....which he did for almost 5 years. All of a sudden, he started going on the basement floor (concrete), I placed an additional box in another location in the basement...but that didn't work. He continued to pee in the boxes....but poo on the floor. I kept all boxes pristine at all times.....so it wasn't a matter of dirty boxes. We put the question to his Vet (The Cat Doctor) and she suggested we ban him from the basement and bring his box upstairs. She thought the cat might be associating the damp/musty basement as his great outdoors. We brought his litter box up and banned him from the basement(he wasn't happy).....all was well for another few years, and he did poop/pee in his litter box in the bathroom (under the sink). HOWEVER.......the last 2yr. or so......he's been peeing in the box and intermittently pooping on the bathroom floor !!!!! I keep the box extremely clean because of its location.... every time he goes, I'm in there after scooping it and sweeping up stray litter. I also scoop/sweep right before I go to bed at night....and virtually every morning I come down to one pee in the box and poop on the floor. And I'm not talking poop on the floor near the box.....like an "accident" .....no.....this is poop far away from the box. Near the bathroom door....or in front of the toilet....or next to the tub. It really makes the start of my day horrendous. I also want to add he NEVER covers his pee or poop.....he just goes and leaves it there. Does anyone have any suggestions ? Reasons ~Other than he's trying to make my life miserable ?