Litter Box Training
Fortunately, potty training is pretty easy for cats. It’s instinctual, so chances are good your kitty will use the box without any training at all. If you do run into any trouble, be sure the box is convenient for your kitten to find and step into, and try placing your kitten directly in the box after meals.
Introduction to Other Cats
If you have other cats in the home, it’s best to separate them from your new kitten initially. Once your kitten has had their first vet visit and been tested for leukemia, introduce your cats slowly. Let them sniff one another on either side of a closed door for a few days before letting them interact together directly. At first face to face interaction have food bowls set up on either side of a room and let them start by eating some yummy food.
Petting & Handling Your Kitten
Once your kitten is comfortable in their new home, try to pet them, pick them up, snuggle with them, and touch their paws and ears often. This human contact will make your kitten more comfortable with being handled and will make things like nail trims easier both at home and at the vet.
Socialization means introducing your kitten to new experiences. Introducing them to new experiences early in their life will help them grow into a well-adjusted adult cat. They’ll be less stressed or fearful when faced with a new situation.
To socialize your kitten, introduce them to new sounds like music, objects like cardboard boxes, or situations like short car rides. Offer treats or extra attention and praise for anything that might be new and scary to help them see it as a pleasant experience.