When I scoop out my cat's litter box, I practice some squats. After I finish scooping, I use a short-handled whisk broom and dustpan that I found at a dollar store to sweep up all of the litter that my cat has sprayed all over the tile floor. I do all of this while in a squatting position. By the time I am done, my cat's litter area looks great, and my legs feel the burn from the exercise!
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I know this isn't healthy lifestyle related, but I have to give a good review to the Litter Locker contraption. It stores waste that you scoop from your cat box in a odor blocking way. It uses a system similar to the Diaper Genie with bags and a compartment that both help block the scent. I now have 1 less thing to stress about - because it makes keeping the litter box sanitary so much easier. 239
After a few days you open up the compartment and tear the bag, using the attached cutter and take the bag out to the trash. I'm not scooping the box 2-3 times a day since it is so convenient and my cats love it! You can find it at Petsmart for about $20 and the refill bags cartridges are $10.
These are uses for traditional, non-clumping Kitty Litter.
1. Carry cat box filler in the trunk of your car and use it to aid tire traction on icy roads. It can also provide traction and improve safety on sidewalks, steps and driveways. Keep a small bag in your car and sprinkle a small amount on the ground before you get out of your car for foot traction in icy conditions. 2. Put cat box filler into ashtrays to reduce odor. 3. To make inexpensive shoe deodorizers, fill old socks with cat
box litter and stuff in shoes. This also works for drying out wet shoes. 4. Use cat litter to clean up oil or paint spills. A 10-pound sack of litter will absorb more than a gallon of liquid. When the litter dries, dispose of as locally directed the same way you would for oil.
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