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Pregnancy and Cat Litter, Feces

Cat feces found in the cat litter box can hold the threat of toxoplasmosis to a pregnant woman. The following are precautions pregnant women should take when handling cat litter. READ MORE

How Do Self-Cleaning Litter Boxes Work?

Self-cleaning, or automatic, cat litter boxes are a great choice for cat owners who have limited time to clean litter boxes. However, each of them have their differences. READ MORE

What is in Cat Litter?

There are many different types of cat litters available, but essentially most of them fall into three distinct categories: clay-based, silica-based, and biodegradable. Learn which may be best for your cat. READ MORE

Why Multiple Cats Need Multiple Litter Boxes

Many things can be shared in multiple cat households, but a litter box is not one of them. READ MORE

Keeping Odor Away With a Clean Litter Box

One of the most alarming scents known to humans is the scent of a home that has been sprayed or otherwise saturated with cat urine. Here's how to maintain a clean litter box and not deal with such an issue. READ MORE

Clumping vs. Non-Clumping Litter: The Pros and Cons of Each Litter Type

Choosing the best cat litter for your cat can be a difficult choice simply because there are so many options available. Here is a basic breakdown of clumping versus non-clumping cat litter. READ MORE

Top Ten Ways to Stop Your Cat from Peeing Outside the Litter Box

When your cat starts shunning their litter box in favor of other places throughout your home, it is definitely not something you want to become a habit. Here are ten tips that help your cause. VIEW SLIDESHOW

Natural Cat Litter: What's the Difference and Should You Switch?

If you are like most consumers, then you want choices when it comes to your cat litter -- perhaps even "greener" choices like natural cat litter. So which ones are the most popular and why? READ MORE

DID YOU KNOW ?

  • It is best to have multiple litter boxes (one litter box per cat, plus one) if your household has multiple cats.
  • When it comes to litter boxes, larger is better.
  • There are many reasons why a cat may stop using a litter box, including health conditions, stress or poor litter maintenance.
  • According to the Cats International, one in every 10 cats will have a litter box lapse in his or her lifetime.
  • The invention of cat litter was brought about by accident by Edward Lowe in 1947.


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