Walking into a room that assaults your nose with litter box scent is unpleasant and cat owners spent a great deal of money for products to combat the issue. Raw taking care of your cat unquestionably reduces the initial fragrance of dung, and that joined with legitimate management of the litter box keeps your household smelling fresh.
I want to reveal to you front and center that the information about litter box management is based on the informative book Your Cat: Simple New Secrets to a Longer, Stronger Life by Elizabeth Hodgkins DVM. Here is the condenses version of her strategy which I can testify absolutely work for my three cat household.
Different Litter Boxes
There is no avoiding the fact that you must have various boxes in your home. You must have at least one for each cat. Where to put cat’s litter box? And my personal recommendation is to have two boxes regardless of whether you only own one cat. Two litter boxes in various rooms is a smart thought just in case access to the favorite box is closed off unintentionally.
Super Large Litter Box
Your local pet supply store has a variety of beautiful litter boxes designed to be neatly stashed in a corner, or to mix in with your home style. Indeed, even the largest of those boxes are simply excessively small. In a central location with easy access, you should have at least one super large box: a large plastic storage box with the sides adequately low to slide under the bed is a decent decision. This box must be adequately large to hold somewhere in the range of twenty and forty pounds of clustering litter. Do not panic; with appropriate litter box strategy, you’ll see you would not have to change the litter frequently.
The Right Litter
An effortless litter box routine calls for the right litter. Stay away from clay litter, or silicon litter. That stuff will stick to cats’ paws; when they lick it off, it tends to accumulate in the gut and as you can imagine cause all sorts of health problems. Get an organic biodegradable litter. I discovered two products made from wheat that are fabulous for smell control. Yes, it is more expensive initially, however on the off chance that you clean the boxes daily, using Dr. Hodgkins methodology, you rarely have need a total change out of litter.
Litter Box Tools
The tools you need for daily box maintenance are: disposable latex or latex free gloves, a decent sized litter scoop, a plastic container with sealable cover at least a gallon size, some small trash bags, and a tad of cooking oil. Do not waste time with litter pan liners-many cats do not care for them and shy away on the off chance that they discover them in the box