Next, ensure that the kitten is neither too thin nor too fat. A kitten that is either all skin and bone fragments or has a bloated abdominal will probably have contamination. Do not select such a kitten. Also check the kitten's nostril and ears for any sign of release or infection.When you are checking for signs or symptoms of physical health, observe the kitten's character. Hold the kitten to some other area of the room watching how it behaves. Could it be nervous or frightened? Does it react to light petting by growing calmer? You will want kitten that changes quickly for you. This is an indicator it has been handled by the owners of the litter, which is important in setting up the kitten for living with people.
Take your kitten to its kitty litter box right you bring it home. Sometimes that first visit is all is necessary. But until you are sure that the kitten understands, take it there after each feeding. Sometimes felines won't use a litter box if something about this make of litter is never to their liking. Occasionally they will prevent the box if its location is not private enough. Make an effort to solve these problems if the kitten will not use the kitty litter box from the start.