Accueillir un nouvel animal chez soi relève d’une décision importante ! Bien que vous puissiez tomber sous le charme de ces petites boules de poils lorsque vous voyez des chatons dans leur portée, il vous faut l’assurance que votre famille et ...
Adjusting to a new home can be a challenging time for a kitten who has left all they know behind! Until they are around 8 weeks old, a kitten’s life has revolved around their mother cat and the litter – your kitty has come to trust that they have quick access to their mother’s milk, and will be used to playing with their siblings!
So when they are removed from that familiar situation, it’s not surprising that they can become nervous and unsure of their new surroundings.
How can I help my new kitten adjust? 27 tips and training points
Patience and understanding is needed as your kitten settles into their new home with you – remember that some kittens will settle in quicker than others!
Before the big arrival
- Prepare an area in a room that your kitten can settle into when they first arrive home. This area should contain all the resources they will need, such as food and water bowls, litter tray, scratching post, bed and toys. However, remember to keep food bowls and toilet facilities apart – cats are very fastidious and don’t like to have their food close to their toilet!