My new kitten won’t use the litterbox
I got a kitten two days ago, and she hasn’t used the litterbox yet. What’s wrong?
When cats are thrown into an environment where they’re nervous or uncomfortable, they can hold their urine and bowel movements for up to three or four days. Your kitten may be fine physically, but still adjusting to her new environment.
To make sure that a physical problem isn’t keeping your kitten from using the litterbox, however, you should have her examined by a veterinarian. This is a good idea with any new kitten, because many conditions are much easier to treat if caught early.
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