Several weeks ago, I posted a video of Charlie scratching on the WooPet! Cat Litter mat – since then I have rec’d several inquiries wondering how often I have to replace the mats because of Charlie’s scratching. However, I have never replaced them.
Yesterday morning, I had my iPhone handy and was able to capture Charlie scratching and decided to do an impromptu video of our master bath litter box situation. So I apologize that I hadn’t wiped down the NVR Miss boxes!
When we were contacted by WooPet! to review their cat litter mats, never did I think Charlie would rely on them every morning for his morning scratching! I love that they are a 2-in-1 product for us. They are also great at collecting the litter scatter.
And since Charlie went ahead and went #1 and #2 while I was filming, I went ahead and used the Litter Lifter to scoop everything. As many readers have told me, “The Litter Lifter changed my life.”
I also figured we could turn this impromtu video into a discussion about litter box essential items and also setups!
There seems to be a varying amount of how many litterboxes you should have for a multi-cat household. Some people say 1 per cat. Some people say one per floor per cat. And others says 1 per cat plus 1. I think it really depends on how big your home is, the cats’ needs and more.
So I have 5 litterboxes for two cats. My parents have always had problems with their cats peeing on furniture or beds. I never wanted to have that problem, so I have probably over done it. However, so far so good – knock wood. Their litterboxes are in the master bath and in the basement.
- NVR Miss Litterbox – We reviewed this high-walled litterbox a few years ago. It is great for cats that pee standing up a bit and also for reducing the amount of litter scatter. My cats squat to pee, so we don’t really need the high sides other than the litter scatter situation. You can read our review of the NVR Miss here. You can buy it through NVR Miss’ website or online at The Cat Connection.
- WooPet! Cat Litter Mats – We were introduced to these shortly after we reviewed the Blackhole cat litter mats. These were smaller, and I liked that they bent in half. We reviewed them, and I have kept them ever since. I love them. They are perfect with the NVR Miss litterboxes. You can buy them on Amazon.
- Litter-Lifter – By far, hands down my favorite litter scoop. I have loved this thing ever since my mom brought it home many years ago. You can buy it on Amazon or The Cat Connection. See our review video below or you can read our review of it here.
- Precious Cat Ultra Cat Litter – There is some controversy when it comes to using clumping clay litter. However, it is what works best for us – and many readers tend to agree. It is probably best purchased on Amazon where it is cheaper than in a store and also ships free after you spend $49 or more.
- A trash can – I always have a small trash can next to my boxes – I use a plastic grocery bag to line it and then put the Litter-Lifter in there. I scoop the boxes a few times a day and put the waste in the bin.
- Litter-Robot – We were approached by Litter-Robot over a year ago to see if I was interested in reviewing their automatic litter box. I never thought I would like it as much as I do – and readers love it too. I post about it often. Buy it: You can buy it online and get $25 off through this link.
So that’s our situation – what do you do for your litter box situation? Do you have multiple cats litter box solutions? Have you changed it over the years? Why or why not?