Also see Going Outside the Litter Box? on this site. Photo of wide and narrow entry litter boxes. These are 18 gallon boxes, Rubbermaid, or Sterilite brand. Buy IRIS Hooded Cat Litter Box at Walmart.com. Whats with the four square bumps? makes it hard to scoop. when you pick up the bottom box to dump it, the plastic is to thin to hard any amount of litter so it bends and then starts to crack. We love our cats, but we surely don’t love the sanitation issues they create (p-eww!), nor are we fond of the designs of most of the kitty litter boxes out on the market. We’ve got an affordable and decent duo of the Booda Dome and Charlie’s Box for out cats.
Keeping your cat’s litter box up to his standards is very important. I have two cats and two litter boxes. The boxes get gross very quickly, and the cats track litter everywhere. I was thinking about getting a. For the same reason, it’s not a good idea to place a room deodorizer or air freshener near the litter box. A thin layer of baking soda placed on the bottom of the box will help absorb odors without repelling your cat.
If you’re having a hard time persuading your cat to use the litter box, it just may be time to draw a line in the sand. We’ve had our DIY litter boxes for at least 2 yrs. now. I put the opening at the narrow end of the box because that’s what our cats are used to and I think they’re less likely to pee out the door that way. For some cats, elimination outside of the litter box may be the first sign of a health problem that requires veterinary treatment. A thin layer of baking soda can be placed on the bottom of the box to help absorb odors without repelling the cat.
Preventing Litter Box Problems
Provide a litter box in the cage, plus a nest such as a sleeping tube or hammock, and a dish or hopper for food. Ferrets do not cover their stool like cats, so only a thin layer of litter is needed.