hi. stella the boy (thought was a girl, now found out he's a boy) is totally potty-trained when it comes to pees. BUUUUUUT... how do i get him to stop pooping everywhere?! i got him neutered 2 days ago (when can i see a difference in marking territory after a neuter? weeks?)
let me tell you his set-up: he lives in the family room. he has his own area, fenced in by an exercise pen. with a litter box in it, toys and a cardboard box to hide in. he poops all over his area. i now realize that that is normal, as he is marking the space as HIS (am i correct?!) however, i want him to be able to run free all the time. i wanted to get rid of the exercise pen, but now realize that it might be a good idea to keep it, so he will always have a place to call HIS. (is that correct? should i keep it?) so if i keep the pen, and just keep the door open, so he can come and go... how do i keep him from pooping EVERYWHERE? i mean, if he just pooped in one or two spots, i would put a litter pan there, but he drops poops everywhere! HELP!!! i really wanted a bunny who could live in our house with us. the poor thing bites at his cage, and tries so hard to get out, to play with us, and play with the cat, but i can only let him out when i have to the time to clean up his poops (and my husband isn't too fond of this whole thing. he thinks it's disgusting to come downstairs and find poops everywhere.) Also, speaking of territory... i go into his pen to pet him. is that ok? or should i totally stay out, except for just cleaning the litter box? he doesn't seem to mind me in there. he gives me kisses and everything.
ANY ideaas on how to get bunny to stop dropping poops everywhere?!!! OR will i start to see a difference in several weeks when his neuter takes effect (and if not, i can ask my question again?)
thank you so much for ANY replies!!!