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Litter box comparisons you'll want to see
Samantha Alderson
Litter-box
As you think about litter boxes the most important consideration is whether or not your cat will use it. If you want to avoid fighting with your cat to use the box you want one that it fits in comfortable and doesn't have features that scare your cat. You may want to look for a box that allows for odor elimination or one that cleans itself in order to make your life easier. This article will take you through a few of the available types of cat litter boxes that may suit your needs as well as the needs of your cat.
Silica cat litter raises concern about pet's health
Ned D'Agonstino
Litter-box
Cat owners love their pets a great deal. Their love is easily proven by the little things they do for their pets. One of these little things is cleaning their litter everyday. Another is putting up with the stench of that litter. Silica cat litter has appeared on the scene like an answer to a cat owner's prayer! Just an inch high layer of the new silica cat litter is sufficient to dry out the cat's waste and make it absolutely bone dry and completely odorless! Waste removal is now as simple as scooping up some hard, dry pieces of the cat's feces and disposing of it. This is as pleasant as it can ever get! 
Is your litter box problem bad behavior, or is it something more serious?
Caitlin Hamilton
Litter-box
Bad cat! How many times have you found yourself saying this over the years? Anyone who has ever owned a cat has uttered these words at least a few times because let's face it...cats can be bad. Actually, cats have unique personalities, just like humans, and they experience many of the same moods and feelings that we do. And, a lot of the time, they have attitude problems, and just do whatever they want, whenever they want to. This includes peeing in places other than their litter boxes.
Cleaning your cat litter box made easy
James Litterman
Litter-box
There is nothing worse for cat or cat owner than a smelly litter cat litter box. For many cat owners, the cat litter box is the worst of part of owning a cat. Not only is it something people dread to clean but it is also dusty and dirty. And, those who have to clean it can find themselves more susceptible to cat diseases that are present there. For Sure, it's a awful job but it does not have to be too hard either.
3 tips to remove cat urine smell
Mike Beauford
Litter-box
A cat's urine odor is really horrible and unpleasant to say the least but how do you remove it efficiently? It's really frustrating when your cat will go back and urinate on the same area after you've cleaned it. The reason for that is they like to pee on the same spot if they can still smell some of their urine. So remember next time to put some e...
Cat litter boxes: Is one choice better than another?
Mary Zuckerberg
Litter-box
Choices of cat litter boxes are numerous. Making a decision between them all is not easy to do. But, the primary consideration always has to be your individual pet. If you already have a litter box, you do need to exercise caution in changing the style as cats can be very particular. However, if you are just getting a cat for the first time or are adding to your pet family, you can opt for something different. Also, if your cat is not using the litter box, it may be because he is not happy with the choice you made. The main question you need to decide is hooded or unhooded. Many people prefer the hooded boxes. They hide the unsightly urine and feces and also end up with less litter outside the box. However, you need to take care that you are not using the hooded box to cut down on the smell. Litter boxes should be cleaned once or twice a day so there is no smell for either you or your pets.
Are you ready for an automatic litter box?
Angela Suarez
Litter-box
The automatic litter box is a great idea and definitely a time saver if you have a busy schedule. Cleaning the litter box is not the most favorite chore in the world but is definitely important if you want your cat to stay happy and to keep using the box. The automatic litter box is definitely an investment; they are not as cheap as your plain old litter pan so be prepared to spend some money. Here are some important questions to consider if you are debating whether to buy an automatic box:
When cat pee smell permeates your home - What to do
Sonia Kekkonen
Litter-box
Cat urine. One of the less appealing odors one can ever have in the house... And trying to get cat urine out of carpet is for some people in the same category as having a root canal.Yes, it is distressing and it is easy to get angry with the cat. Who wants a smelly house? Removing cat urine is one of the more challenging cleaning tasks. Not only is it very pungent, the urine actually bonds with fibers in your rug. The biggest mistake when cleaning the cat urine is to not use proper cleaners. Not only do amino acids bind with the carpet, so do salts. Salts cause a bond with an ionic charge that is increasingly difficult to dissolve the longer the urine has been on the carpet. Steam cleaning, or home made cleaners will not dissolve these strong bonds, actually steam cleaning the carpet may make the problem worse.
Cat urine odor
Angela Suarez
Litter-box
There are over 88 million households in America that own cats. Many of these households also face the burden of eliminating that nasty cat urine odor as well. Even if you have a perfectly behaved cat, he just may try to mark his turf! This means your floor, rugs, corners of rooms, etc. After this happens it can be difficult to remove the strong ammonia like odor if you do not know what to do. Here you will find simple solutions to do just that!
Causes of cat litter box problems
Moses Wright
Litter-box
Cat litter box problems can be a cause of concern for many cat owners. A cat owner may become frustrated by cats that are urinating or defecating outside the litter box.   If the cat litter becomes too dirty, the cat may suddenly refuse to use the litter box. Some cats are very choosy about the cleanliness of the litter.   This resistance to using a dirty litter box usually can be resolved by changing the cat litter more frequently. Sometimes, a cat will refuse to use a litter box if the cat owner has changed the type of litter.