If you keep a cat in a flat, or it does not always have access to the Great Outdoors, a litter tray is non-negotiable. Unfortunately, a lot of kittens don’t take to the litter box immediately and end up using a different part of the house.
The best you can do is to move the box to where the kitten is going at the moment and then slowly move the box to a place which is acceptable to you. This can be done slowly – 30cm at a time. The cat might have negative associations with the litter box – always praise him when he uses it, or even better, leave the room. Cats can sometimes be very private creatures.
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