Litter training in the cage?
Outside his cage, Flash has trained me to put his litter box in the spot where he kept pooping, and to give him treats when he jumps in the box. So we're doing quite well in the litter training when he's not in his cage. I don't think he's peed or pooped outside his litter box and cage since I moved the litter box last week, so we're doing well in that respect.
The problem is that he doesn't seem to get the concept of the litter box inside the cage. He only pees in the litter box outside the cage, so he holds it in all day and waits for me to let him out for play time, then runs to his litter box right away and pees. Also, he poops everywhere in his cage except in his litter box. He just doesn't seem to realize what it's for. I even tried switching out the litter box in his cage for the outside one, so he'd smell what it's for, but that didn't help.
Any suggestions for how to get him to use his litter box when he's stuck in the cage all day while I'm not home?
I should probably mention that he's not neutered yet. I scheduled an appointment to get that done next month. I'm going out of town for a long weekend, and he'll be boarding at the vet, so they'll take care of that while he's there.