What works? What doesn’t?
Where did you end up putting your cat litter box?
|by Anonymous||reply 57||Yesterday at 9:35 AM|
In the bathroom.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||Last Thursday at 10:09 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 2||Last Thursday at 10:13 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 3||Last Thursday at 10:14 PM|
In my 2nd, unused bathtub.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||Last Thursday at 10:14 PM|
Bathroom. It’s easier to clean litter from a tiled floor.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||Last Thursday at 10:15 PM|
In the laundry. I got him an enclosed litter box which keeps the litter in. Works perfect.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||Last Thursday at 10:17 PM|
Basement under stairs next to hot water service.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||Last Thursday at 10:19 PM|
Laundry room. Large hooded litter box for two cats. Cleaned 2+ times a day.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||Last Thursday at 10:24 PM|
2+ times a day R8???
Are there soaps, hand towels and cologne provided also?
|by Anonymous||reply 9||Last Thursday at 10:26 PM|
r9 turndown service and a mint
|by Anonymous||reply 10||Last Thursday at 10:38 PM|
Sounds very fancy R10!
|by Anonymous||reply 11||Last Thursday at 10:43 PM|
My cat goes wild when I eat mint. Catnip is in the mint family so that's prob why.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||Last Thursday at 10:48 PM|
my neighbor's yard. he think he has raccoons.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||Last Thursday at 11:56 PM|
I have 5 elderly cats that were all dumped on me by elderly relatives as they died. I keep the litter boxes (5!) in the basement. I also feed them only in the basement to encourage them to hang out there rather than upstairs all the time. It’s a walkout basement with a huge sliding glass wall, so they have plenty to look at as they wait to transition to the great litter box in the sky and rejoin their previous owners. The only cat I’ll miss is my mom’s, who seems to have many of her habits.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||Last Friday at 12:08 AM|
Pine pellet troll here...transitioning my cat's litter box to pine pellets from the farm supply store is the best thing I've ever done for her. No odor, and they're super cheap. Lots of YouTube vids on how to do it.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||Last Friday at 12:13 AM|
That sounds like a lovely cat hospice in your basement. Do you also provide a peaceful morphine drip?
|by Anonymous||reply 16||Last Friday at 12:14 AM|
Nowhere, I don't have the space and I don't like cleaning shit so I have no cat ( or dog).
|by Anonymous||reply 17||Last Friday at 12:19 AM|
Underneath the dinette, Rose.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||Last Friday at 12:24 AM|
Wish I could, R16. Left to me, I would have given the cats away or put them to sleep, (except for my mother’s cat) but my aunts made me promise to let them live out their lives together. There were actually 7 cats at one time. The vet comes over once every six months for checkups and vaccinations, and knows not to recommend any drastic or expensive services to prolong lives.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||Last Friday at 12:29 AM|
Very kind of you R19.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||Last Friday at 1:01 AM|
R9 & R10, thanks for the laugh.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||Last Friday at 1:32 AM|
I have 2 automatic litter boxes and they're in the utility room. I have to keep the door cracked slightly so they can get in and out. I'm been thinking of having a pet door put in.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||Last Friday at 1:53 AM|
I put it in the laundry room with a shelf above it and a curtain in front of it. 2 lidded boxes with the opening on top.
Pussies like their privacy.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||Last Friday at 4:00 AM|
Mine shits outside. I've never even seen him do it. Well, actually I'm not sure who's cat he is. Or she is.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||Last Friday at 4:23 AM|
When I renovated my bathroom I made space in the shelving unit behind the door for the litter box. Basically the part of the cabinet that would have been 2 bottom drawers on one side was left open to fit the box and it's a perfect little hideaway for kitty to do his business.
And like R8 I clean it 2x/day so there's no stink.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||Last Friday at 4:45 AM|
In the second bedroom. the 2 cats basically have their own room, where they keep their toys and nap (sometimes) on the guest bed.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||Last Friday at 7:04 AM|
in the stairwell closet.
everywhere i have lived, the cat box has taken over the "coat" closet.
also, i don't have a cat box sold for that purpose, but a giant rubbermaid storage container with high sides so they have room to scratch around and do their business, and don't spray crap all around.
they still manage to track sand out, somehow though.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||Last Friday at 7:41 AM|
I have a very shallow closet that's perfect for the litterbox. Because it's still a closet the smell gathers a little (though I scoop 1-2 times a day), but hanging bags of activated charcoal help a lot.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||Last Friday at 7:53 AM|
Someone needs to invent a pet that doesn't piss or shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||Last Friday at 8:22 AM|
I scoop after each use right away. I live in a small apartment and cannot stand the smell. I think of it as helping them flush the toilet after they go.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||Last Friday at 8:26 AM|
Mine is in the spare bedroom ( which is theirs really) . I scoop as soon as I see it’s been used and do a total litter replacement and clean weekly.
They also have access to outside.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||Last Friday at 8:58 AM|
Some stupid cat took a shit in my dressing room every day when I was on the Golden Girls. Never could find that damn pussy.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||Last Friday at 10:01 AM|
Anybody ever try that thing you put on your toilet seat so they can just jump up there and their pee and poop goes right into the toilet?
|by Anonymous||reply 33||Last Friday at 10:18 AM|
Being a Maine coon sized individual as well as having (we presume temporary) extra girth, Kitty Lou needs extra-large litter boxes. There are really no discreet corners that fit them so I have one in the hallway and one in my bedroom. I use scoopable bran litter and remove all deposits as soon as I see them, which is agreeable to her as she's a cat of dainty habits.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||Last Friday at 10:31 AM|
Efficient litterboxing @1:48
|by Anonymous||reply 35||Last Friday at 10:37 AM|
Has no one tried the litter robot? Expensive but gets good reviews across the internet.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||Last Friday at 10:46 AM|
Yesrs back I ahd a cat that would shit on the dining room table if I missed cleaning her litter box one day. I concluded that cats are assholes.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||Last Friday at 11:00 AM|
Yes, you can train your cat to use the toilet. Takes time, but saves a bundle in cat litter.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||Last Friday at 11:13 AM|
There is nothing worse than a litter box anywhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||Last Friday at 11:15 AM|
I want to move my two cats' litterboxes from an unused office to a rarely-used bathroom two floors down. is there a good way to do this so they remember where the new location is and don't have an accident in the office where the boxes used to be?
|by Anonymous||reply 40||Last Friday at 11:24 AM|
in my bathroom
|by Anonymous||reply 41||Last Friday at 11:29 AM|
Have litterboxes in both places for a while, R40. Once they are used to using the new litterboxes, move the old one.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||Last Friday at 11:46 AM|
How would a cat react if you took a dump in their litterbox?
|by Anonymous||reply 43||Last Friday at 12:14 PM|
In the guest room.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||Last Friday at 12:18 PM|
I put it in the laundry room, with a pet door so I could keep the door closed. I also realized that the odor was because the urine got into the littler, and never really dried, so I put a T connector on the dryer hose, with a smaller hose going into a hole I put in the top of the littler box cover, so every time I use the dryer, it circulates a bit of warm air into the cat box, and eliminates the smell.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||Last Friday at 12:32 PM|
I taught my cats to use the toilet because litter boxes are filthy, even if changed often enough. I used to be allergic to cats until I toilet-trained them, and it turned out it was really their poop and pee litter box paws that caused my allergies. Shit makes people itch, not fur or dander.
I bathe them kitties well and with soap, too, and brush their dirty teeth thoroughly. I hate vets that tell you not to groom and clean your pets. It's very necessary and it extends their lifespan.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||Last Friday at 12:54 PM|
You are supposed to put it somewhere they'll have privacy and not be startled by any sudden loud noises. They have to feel safe, because obviously they are vulnerable when relieving themselves.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||Last Friday at 12:59 PM|
Let me know when they can be trained to flush, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||Last Friday at 1:10 PM|
Thank you, r42. That's a smart solution.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||Last Friday at 1:23 PM|
R48, mine flush. Cats aren't retarded.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||Last Friday at 1:28 PM|
R48, even if the cat didn’t flush, I’d rather flush for it than scoop out it’s waste from a box of sand.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||Last Friday at 1:42 PM|
Sellling those guns had to hurt him, though. Even a dummy would see the symbology of that--it was like selling part of his own background in service to this ridiculous lawsuit started by his California-bred wife. It's the sort of thing likely to fester and come back out in future marital arguments.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||Last Friday at 3:01 PM|
Sorry, wrong thread!
|by Anonymous||reply 53||Last Friday at 3:02 PM|
That would be up the butt Bob.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||Last Friday at 4:20 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 55||Yesterday at 8:26 AM|
"I bathe them kitties well and with soap, too, and brush their dirty teeth thoroughly. I hate vets that tell you not to groom and clean your pets. It's very necessary and it extends their lifespan."
Groom with comb = good, Bathe = BAD
Cats need to smell their sent all over via their self-bathing and grooming. Bathing a cat is a no-no.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||Yesterday at 8:44 AM|
R33, for a few weeks I would sometimes find urine in my toilet when I came home. I kept thinking I forgot to flush, or the landlord used my bathroom, or the toilet did not work.
Then I saw my cat using the toilet. I had two cats and one always hated the litterbox. She would stand like Captain Morgan with only one foot in the litter when she peed.
She taught herself to use the toilet and began using it more an more. (Never pooped in the toilet though.)
My other cat never figured this out and still peed the old fashioned way.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||Yesterday at 9:35 AM|