In this how-to we are laying down the steps one has to follow in order to install litecoind on a Mac with OS X 10.9 (i.e. Mavericks) installed. I guess that this walkthrough should be valid for other *coins such as bitcoin, dogecoin etc.
Install dependencies using homebrew
The deamon depends on the libraries: openssl, boost, miniupnpc and berkeley-db4. We are using the Homebrew package manager in order to install the dependencies.