Kitten peeing out of litter box

Hi, 

I've recently welcomed two 10 week old kittens into my home, a brother and sister from the same litter. They have their litter box which they both use, however the female for some reason pees in other areas of the house when I arrive home from work, or when I release them from the kitchen/conservatory area in the mornings. So far she has peed on the sofa in the lounge and on the door mat. There is no sign anyway that she pees whilst I am out or during the night. It seems she only does this once I return home. 

Its become a regular thing now and she does it in the morning, then again at lunch when I pop home for an hour and once more when I first get home. All other times she uses the litter box. 
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She is definitely not ill as I've had the Vet check her over, but I'm at a loss to understand why she does it and how I can stop it. Any advice would be much appreciated. 

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duncandog

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Reply To: saml0302

cats do not like using the same litter box.  I used to have the same problem until I got the second litter box try it.  duncandog

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saml0302

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Reply To: duncandog

Hi Duncandog, 

We have two litter boxes, but she is still doing it... once we are home and everyone is relaxed, she uses the litter box consistently even going in the box a second or two after her brother, but for some reason makes a show of peeing elsewhere in the first few minutes that we are home.. I'm totally confused by it... 

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