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Hello again everyone. Just a quick one.
Honey Bunny is still not using her litterbox (but she has stopped pooping on me or anywhere in the house - which is great) as soon as she hits the hutch she starts pooing. Now I know she is still young etc, but I have found that she is doing most of her business in her bed area. I'd say about 90% of poos and 99% of wee is in the bed area?
I have made the bed area more appealing to relax in as in put lots of hay and straw and made it very comfy for her and made the litter tray less comfy with little straw and newspaper.
She does go and sit in her litterbox, she sits in there regualry actually, but I just don't know how to stop her toileting in the bed area. I don't even mind if she does it all over the hutch but I don't want her to dirty her bed area if possible, I feel bad for her.
Any other suggestions? Please?
Thanks in advance guys.
Switch the bed and the litterbox! They usually stick to one corner for their "business"
They'll eat the hay no matter where you put it! Haha
Personally, for my bun, I use a small cat-sized litterbox and fill the front half with hay and leave the back half for him to do his "business" in. It is a good way to reinforce litterbox habits while also making a bit less of a mess!