Started - Litterbox training
One of the most common
errors people make with a new kitten is allowing free
roam of the house before the kitten is litterbox trained.
best way to introduce your kitten to the litterbox is to simply put your
kitten in it frequently when your kitten is relaxed. Use one finger to make a scratching motion in
Start with a
fine-grained, unscented litter that is soft on the
paws. Confine your kitten to a small room with the
litterbox for the first week or so. CAUTION: Make sure the
litterbox sides are not too high for the kitten.
Provide food, water,
bedding, safe toys, and a scratching post in the small room,
away from the litterbox.
Development: Early Socialization 3 to 8 weeks old
control of the bladder and bowels - begins to use a litterbox.
experiences can become lasting fears or phobias
Litterbox Training Q&A
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