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new kitten advice? please.

Discussion in 'Cat Training and Behaviour' started by sadie.amelie, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. sadie.amelie

    sadie.amelie PetForums Newbie

    Jul 22, 2019
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    Is it okay that my 7 week kitten who we only got today to be under my bed whilst I sleep. Or should I get her out before I go to sleep?
  2. TIGGS1

    TIGGS1 PetForums Member

    Oct 7, 2011
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    the kitten who likes to be under the bed probably likes to be in a tight inclosed area, it is fine that he is there, it is normal, It is just his comfort zone
    He's probably also just scared because of the new environment and new people. Try talking very calmly in a soft voice, mention his name a lot and try coaxing him out with a treat or a toy. Cats are curious so he might come out a bit. Avoid fast movements and loud noises.
    Little cats sleep a lot, they need more sleep than grown cats. It's normal for him to sleep during the day. If you don't want him to keep you up all night you could try playing with him in the evening to tire him out , get used to you and wont be afraid to anymore. Or / and give himtoys and things to play with while you're asleep.
  3. spotty cats

    spotty cats PetForums VIP

    Jul 24, 2012
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    Poor baby, far too young to be away from her mum, you will need to put in a lot of time to properly socialise her and try to make up what she’s missed from mum & littermates.

    If under the bed is safe and she can easily access food, water and a litter tray you can leave her be for now. Can you put a bed on your bed for her?
    Treaclesmum and moomoowawa like this.
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