My Practical Suggestions on How To Choose Cat Litter [Works Well]
A period of time ago, as a pet nurse and consultant, I have visit a friend from Manchester, England. She is a single graphic designer who likes to spend time with her cat when she is free. However, she was troubled the fact that pet feces seriously affected environmental hygiene. So today, I want to share my several practical suggestions about how to choose cat litter for helping more people who like pets.
First of all, as a cat owner, you have to figure out a few questions:
- What is cat litter?
- Why do I need to use cat litter?
- Which cat litter is suitable for cats?
Finally, we can know how to choose cat litter to create a better, healthier living environment for our cats.
What is cat litter?
The owner object used Cat litter to bury the feces and urine. It has good water absorption and together with the litter box (or cat toilet) to pour the appropriate amount of cat sand. In the litter box, the trained cat will enter the litter box and drain it when it excreted.
What is cat sand like and how does it work?
Bentonite Cat Sand
Bentonite cat sand is look like original sand, and the cat’s acceptance will be higher, but it will be particularly heavy when transported.
In terms of price, it is the cheapest one. Water absorption and agglomeration are good, deodorizing ability is general. But bentonite cat sand adds different fragrances, so don’t worry about this problem.
- Remarkable clumping capabilities, it can reduce the consumption of cat sand.
- Remarkable odor control, give your lovely cat a fresh and dry environment.
- Dust free to prevent the influence on respiratory system and eyes.
- Eco-friendly, It is processed from selected bentonite.
Crystal Cat Sand
Crystal cat sand, the main component is silica. The quality is light, the particles are relatively large, and the cat will feel more painful when it is stepped on. It has good water absorption. It absorbing quickly after urination.
If cat owner store the cat litter for a long time, it will turn yellow and you need to be clean it up in time. It is not good that it will not clump. It is inconvenient to handle the litter. The most worrying thing is that some cats like to play crystal sand, it is dangerous to eat it. Some sand is toxic and harmful to health. Crystal cat sand is not environmentally friendly, and the price of crystal sand is getting higher and higher.
- Strong hygroscopicity
- Not clumping
- No dust
- The particles look beautiful
- Can judge whether it should be replaced according to the change of crystal sand color
Pine Cat Sand
Pine cat sand is a new type of environmentally friendly cat litter. It is made from wood chips.
The pine cat sand particles are small and no dust. First of all, cats with sensitive nose use it, such as flat-faced cats. When the cat sand touches the cat’s urine, it will be broken into powder. Therefore, you need prepare a double litter box, so that the powder directly leaked into the lower litter box. Pour The crushed pine litter directly into the toilet. It is clean up more convenient , you can choose activated carbon pine cat sand, The effect of absorbing odor is better.
- Healthy: 100% natural pine wood cat sand
- Eco-friendly: Not add any chemical adhesive, after absorbing water can do flower fertilizer or directly put into the toilet and washed away.
- Super odor control: After absorbing water it can rapidly lock the ammonia of cat urine, keep fresh household environment.
- Dust-free: Pine cat litter texture closely, dusty rarely happen.
Tofu Cat Sand
The composition of tofu cat sand is natural fresh bean curd residue or natural plant fiber. There are many kinds of tofu sand derived from the market. Some manufacturers have added different flavors into tofu cat sand, such as: green tea, cherry blossom, peach, etc. Although the flavor is different, the effect is not much different.
Tofu cat sand is clumping cat litter, which absorbs water quickly and is soluble in water. It can be directly washed into the toilet after use.
- Natural biodegradable
- Easy clumping
- Dust free
- Super absorbent and deodorizing
- Convenient waste disposal, Eco-friendly.
Which kind of cat litter is currently the most recommended?
I recommend that cat owners try to use tofu cat litter.
Don’t worry about cats eating
Fresh bean curd is the raw material for tofu cat sand . It is a relatively environmentally friendly cat sand. Tofu has no harm to cats and people. So for cats who like to play with cat sand and accidentally eat cat sand. The owner does not have to worry too much. However, if the cat often plays with cat sand, the cat owner should pay attention to educating the cat in time, otherwise the cat will not eat other things.
Handling is easy, don’t take great effort
Tofu cat sand is lighter, so the cat owner does not have to worry about the need to spend a lot of effort to move upstairs when carrying cat litter, or to be sweaty enough to move the cat sand upstairs. When the cat owenr replacing cat sand and cleaning cat litter, don’t worry that cat sand is too heavy to be replaced or scattered on the ground.
Soluble in water, easy to clean
Tofu cat sand is water-soluble, so the cat owner can directly pour the cat sand into the toilet after cleaning the cat sand, then wash it off with water, it is convenient, so the cat owner does not need to accumulate dirty cat sand. Concentrated downstairs lost, suitable for some cat owners who are lazy to get out.
Only a single layer of litter box and can be used to mix other cat sand
Tofu cat sand requires only a single layer of litter box when used, so the cat owner does not have to pay for a new litter box. Tofu cat sand can also be mixed with other cat sand. For example, the cat litter dust used by cats is relatively large. The cat owner can add a little tofu cat litter to the cat sand, so that the dust will be reduced and absorbed.
Finally, when you choose cat sand, you can take a look at the water absorption, agglomeration and deodorization of cat sand. No matter what cat sand is used for the cat, it should be cleaned up in time to give the cat a comfortable environment.
Now It’s Your Turn
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