Bringing Your New Kitten Home
When you bring you cat home for the first time they may be nervous and unsettled. Many cats will want to hide, possibly for days. This is absolutely normal and isn’t a cause for worry, unless your cat seems sick or isn’t eating, drinking, or using the litter box.
If possible, for the first two or three days at home, put the cat, along with the litter box and food and water bowls, in a room that can be closed off from the rest of the house. Be sure the litter box is as far away from the food and water as possible.
As you speak gently to the new arrival, assuring him that there is no need to emerge until he is absolutely ready, your cat will rapidly gain self-confidence and begin to feel more relaxed. Let your cat explore at his own pace, but keep the litter box and food bowls in the same rooms for a couple of days longer, so that your cat has a