|Just like cats differ in their vocal abilities and purr factor, they also differ in their litter box habits. Some cats are very gentle kneaders as they prepare a spot to use. Some kick the litter halfway across the room. Some cats are sensitive to the chemicals in some litters. And some cats refuse to use any type of litter.
Here are a few tips for matching your cat with the right type of litter: 1. Sensitive cats do best with a simple litter such as shredded newspaper or Feline Pine. 2. Litter kickers will make less of a mess with clumping litter such as Scoop Away.
3. Finicky cats will be more likely to use a mix of litter such as clay litter and cedar shavings.
Finding the best litter for your cat will keep you both happier.
Kelly is a pet writer. She lives in the Boston area with her three pit bulls and one neurotic cat.
February 7th, 2011