From the time they’re about four weeks old, a kitten knows how to find a dry, soft place to “do its business”. Digging a hole, eliminating, and covering it up are all behaviours that are part of a cat’s natural instincts, and as such, they do not need to be taught. All your kitten needs is a dry, comfortable and clean substitute for dirt. Teach your cat to find the litter box, and be sure to clean it regularly. Training your cat to use the litter can take time, so you’ll need to be patient. These are some things to consider while litter training your cat:
You should now know how to train your kitten to use the litter box. Once he or she gets used to finding and using it, they’ll continue to do so for the rest of their lives. The only unfortunate part of litter training is that you still have to clean the box yourself!
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Ross is a UK Siamese & Oriental Cat Breeder breeding and showing his cats and kittens under the prefix Burnthwaites . He is the author of various cat related websites and blogs including 'Siamese Cat Breeder'. When not showing his cats he can often be found stewarding or judging at cat shows. He works as a Web Developer and specialises in small business websites and content marketing. He is also a blogger, amateur photographer and videographer and last but certainly not least husband and father.