How to Introduce a Cat to a New Litter Box - After you bought litter boxes for your cats, there are steps you need to do to make them like to use the litter boxes as the place for them to poop or pee. It needs couple of time and of course, your patience. Below we compile several steps you need to do in introducing the litter boxes for your beloved pets.
Introduce a Cat to a New Litter Box

Introducing Your Cat to a New Cat Litter or Cat Litter Box

1. Place the box in a quiet place

It’s better to place the litter boxes in a quiet spot of your home, where your cat often or like to pass by. You can also put the box inside the stable or in the playroom where your cat like to come into. Why it’s necessary to place the box in quiet place? Because like human, the cats need privacy when they want to poop or pee.

2. Place the Cat in the Litter Box

Introduce a Cat to a New Litter Box

Place the cat inside the litter box to make her used to with the box. You can do this after meals or after her sleeping because usually the cat like to poop or pee after these kinds of activities.

When your cat starts to smell around, paws on the floor until makes a pose of squat, soon place her in the litter box. This can accustom your cat to use the box whenever they want to poop or pee. It may need couple of time so your cat can be used to with the box and will use it properly, so be patient.

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3. Provide More than One Litter Boxes

It’s necessary to provide more than one litter boxes so your cat can have optional place to poop or pee. It also helps when the other one is being cleaned, your cat can use another box.

4. Be Gentle and Patient

Introduce a Cat to a New Litter Box

Be gentle with your cat when you introduce the litter boxes to your cats. You also must be patient with them when they do not use the litter boxes after the introduction. Remember, the cats need time with something new.

5. Put Your Cat Inside the Stable (optional)


Put your cat in stable along with the litter box in one room for easy arrangement. When your cat wants to poop or pee, you can direct her to the box. You can do this for a week so your cat can be used to with the litter box. Remember to put cat’s bed, food bowl and litter box at different corners.

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Those are the steps in introducing the litter box to the cat. Hope you’re not getting any difficulty in doing it. Have a bright day with the feline friend. Thank you for reading.