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Cat waste disposal
Waste Disposal & Cleaning Aids

Waste disposal is an essential aspect of cat ownership that often receives little thought or attention. At its most basic, cat waste disposal requires a litter box and litter. However, there are numerous products and accessories that can make litter box management and maintenance seem like less of a chore.

Litter Box Automatic litter box

The first consideration is what type of litter box will work best for you and your cat. There are several factors involved in this decision and they are size, style, and cleaning mechanisms. Additionally, consider how many litter boxes you need. In a single cat household you can often get by with just one box, but with multiple cats the guideline is one litter box per cat plus one extra.

  • Size - Litter boxes come in a range of sizes and it’s tempting to choose the smallest spacing-saving size you can find and tuck in away in a corner. However, research has proven that it is a better choice to purchase the largest litter box you can.
  • Covered or open - Litter boxes are either open or hooded. Hoods help to prevent spraying and often have odor removing filters. They also provide your cat with some privacy.
  • Manual or Self-Cleaning - In addition to the standard litter box that requires daily scooping, there are now self-cleaning options that only require you to press a button and dump a waste container. Many have motion sensors and will scoop themselves after the cat exits the box.

The other product involved with cat waste disposal is cat litter. Litters come in a vast array of textures, materials, and scents and it can often be overwhelming to try and select the right kind. You also want to try and pick one type of litter and use it on a consistent basis. Cats can be very picky about their liter and often something as simple as a new brand can cause them to stop using the litter box. If you do need to change to a different type of litter you can mix the new litter with your old, gradually increasing the amount of new. We carry a variety of litters, ranging from clumping to all natural.

Feline Pine

Feline Pine Scoop Clumping litter is a 100% pure pine cat litter that natural destroys odors. The all-natural formula clumps tight for easy clean up and it is light weight, chemical free and highly absorbent.

Cat Tails

Cat Tails litter is 100% all natural clay with no chemicals. The dual action odor control absorbs and deodorizes while being 99% dust free. Cat Tails is made in the United States.

Swheat Scoop

Swheat Scoop litter is a safe, fast clumping litter made from naturally processed wheat. This veterinarian approved, biodegradable litter is certified flushable, safe for kittens, safe for newly declawed cats, safely digested and guaranteed ammonia odor free. As an added benefit, the low track formula is virtually dust free.

Premium Choice

Premium Choice All Natural Unscented Scoopable Cat Litter has particles which bond together so that only the unused litter stays in the box and the clumps get thrown away. This eliminates odors, constant litter changing and extra dust.

Cat Attract

Dr. Elsey’s Cat Attract is the first cat litter to specifically address problem cats that won’t use the litter box. It is specifically developed to entice and attract to utilize the litter box and it serves as a great training litter for kittens. Blended with a natural herb attractant, Cat Attract litter has an herbal scent, as well as an all-natural formula that is 99% dust free. Additionally, the formula is hard-clumping, making waste maintenance more convenient.

Other litter accessories include range from mats which wipe litter of your cats paws and prevent it from being tracked through the house to scoops to make litter box cleaning quick and easy to enzyme cleaners for those times that accidents happen.

Litter mat

Litter mats are designed to trap and hold litter, eliminating it from being tracked into unwanted areas. They are easy to clean, just requiring you to shake them off occasionally, and many have non-absorbent backings.

Litter Scoops

Litter scoops usually feature large slits for sifting dirty litter out of your litter box and many styles have pointed tips or corners to help trap hard to reach waste. They are available in a variety of colors.

Enzyme Cleaner

Enzyme cleaners eliminate pet stains and odors, rather than just masking them. Their special bio-enzymatic formulas react specifically to organic stains and each bottle contains billions of enzymes that trap and work to eliminate stain and odor molecules. Additionally, by destroying pet odors instead of just cleaning them, this formula may help prevent your pet from reusing specific marking spots.