Getting Started

Created by Ken MacCormick, Modified on Sat, 09 Sep 2023 at 01:13 PM by Ken MacCormick

Your Litter-Robot 4 comes fully assembled and ready to use. Get started by following the steps below or clicking here . You can also view the Litter-Robot 4 Getting Started video here -

If possible, place the Litter-Robot 4 in the same location as the old litter box (at least during transition).
Make sure the unit is on a firm, level surface. Avoid soft, uneven, or unstable flooring.

Keep the unit indoors in a cool, dry location. Reduce exposure to high temperature and humidity. If possible, keep out of direct sunlight.

Place the unit near a power outlet. Ensure the unit isn't pushed against a wall or into a corner (must not be touching any walls).

Place litter mats or rugs in front of, or completely under, the unit. Do not place mats partially under the unit. Use only low pile (6 mm) rugs and mats under the unit.

Fill the Globe through the circular opening with clumping litter until it meets the raised MAX Fill Line when spread flat— approximately 3.6-4.5 kg by weight or 4L by volume. Be careful not to overfill the Globe.

The Litter-Robot 4 litter sifting system requires clumping litter to work properly. The manufacturer, Whisker, recommends a high-quality, clay clumping litter. Litter beads and crystals that are small enough to pass through the screen will also work (periodic changing of this type of litter is required).

DO NOT use litters that are the strictly absorbent, non-clumping, loose-clumping, newspaper-based, or wood-based pellets.
If you are using a litter alternative not listed here, please contact Customer Service ( to make sure you are using a compatible litter.

Tip: When filling the Litter-Robot 4 for the first time, it is best to continue using the brand of litter you were using previously—as long as it is a clumping type of litter. Your cat will need to adjust to the new litter box, and introducing a new litter at the same time may increase their anxiety. However, if you are currently using a non-clumping litter, you will need to switch to a clumping type.

Power and Initial Clean Cycle
Plug the small end of the Power Supply into the power input at the back of the Base. Then plug the AC/DC adapter into a wall outlet.

Locate and press the Power button. The Litter-Robot 4 will perform an initial Clean cycle that will last 2 minutes.
Note: The Cat Sensor Weight Scale is disabled on the initial Clean cycle during power up to ensure that the Weight Sensors are properly zeroed once the Globe reaches the Home position.

Congratulations! Your Litter-Robot 4 is now ready to use; however, we recommend powering the unit off until your cat(s) become familiar with and begin using the Litter-Robot.

 If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Customer Service at 1300 350 635 or through

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