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Litter Cleaning For Cats

April 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Litter Cleaning For Cats

Cleaning a cat’s litter box is certainly not a glamorous task, but it is one that is necessary not only for your cat’s health, but also as encouragement for your cat to maintain his litter box habit.

Almost everybody, adults and kids alike have a natural affection for cats. They’re loving, quiet, and very playful pets that may provide you with years of amusement. While most of us have a lovingness for cats, that fondness may quickly diminish when it comes to the bedding box. Even the most toughened cat lover may get tired of litter box duty, specially when it comes down to scooping “you know what” from the litter box.

Cats are very intelligent, instinctively knowing how they should use the litter box. After the cat has finished using the litter box, somebody in the family will require to scoop the waste from the litter box. This may be a very dirty and somewhat smelly job, one that’s much overlooked during the day when the workload gets heavy. Cleaning up the litter box doesn’t take but some minutes, though most would choose not to do it at all. While the litter box will require to be scooped out regular, it will also require to be changed once a week as well, by throwing the current bag out and replacing the box with a new bag and fresh litter.

Those who don’t like to scoop out the litter box should invest in among the best inventions ever – the self cleaning litter box. These litter boxes are easy to use, and will keep the area clean. After the cat has used it, the self cleaning litter box will automatically clean the litter either by sifting or using a device that resembles a rake.

Self cleaning boxes that apply shifting will often times have a round design. Once the cat leaves the covered box, the dome on top will revolve for the box to clean. The litter in the box will be shifted with the waste being put below the litter where it’s disposed. Once the waste is properly disposed of, the litter will be returned to its normal position in the box for the cat to use again.

Boxes that have skimming systems will often times sport a rectangular design. Once the cat leaves the box, the rake will automatically come out and clean the litter. The rake will clean all of the litter in the box, including the clumps of waste as well. Rakes are popular, although the shifting litter boxes are by far more popular and more common.

Those who are often times away from house could greatly benefit from a self cleaning litter box. They’re great to have for cats that spend more time by themselves, as they virtually eliminate any scooping of litter on your part. You can find them at your local pet or department store, even online as well. They’re very cheap – and ideal for anyone who doesn’t like scooping waste from their litter box.

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