5. Buying a covered litter box.
Unlike humans, cats don’t need privacy in order to do their business. In fact, according to Nagelschneider, the complete opposite is true. “In nature, cats don’t urinate in hollowed-out logs or behind bushes,” she says. Instead, they’ll opt for a relatively exposed, open location that affords them a good view of potential predators. “They always need to have a good escape route handy,” she says.
Indoors, that translates into a litter box that’s open on all sides.
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