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The Whats and Hows of Cat Litter

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The Whats and Hows of Cat Litter

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When becoming a pet parent to your cat, one of the first things you need to know is that kitty litter is one of your absolute feline essentials at home. It is a crucial part of your cat's daily routine which is why it is important to know how to use it properly.

When buying a litter box you need to keep in mind that the litter box needs to be large enough for your cat; you don’t want its contents flying out. You can find a variety of sizes and colours here.

Filling up your cat’s litter box leaves you with many options. Cat litter comes in a wide variety of materials with bases made from everything from clay to corn to crystals. When looking for kitty litter, look for something that is highly absorbent and neutralizes odour. Good cat litter can be used for upto 7 weeks without being changed. Find it here.

How much litter goes in the litter box?

Cats like to scratch and dig. Make sure you put enough litter in there for that to be possible. Read the packet for specific amounts but approximately 3 inches should do the trick!

How to clean the litter box and keep it hygienic?

Cats like cleanliness, that’s why they lick themselves clean all the time. To keep your kitten’s litter box clean, here are a few steps you can follow:

  • Scoop out the waste daily.
  • Change out the litter as per what the packet suggests.
  • When changing out the litter, make sure to clean and disinfect the litter box as well.
  • Use litter wipes as an easy hack to clean out and deodorize the litter box!

If you have any further questions regarding kitty litter, let us know in the comments below!