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cat litter - what do you do?!

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by amylou8, Jul 23, 2009.


  1. amylou8

    amylou8 PetForums Member

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    What does everybody do with the poo?!

    I have been putting ours into nappy sacks and then the bin but have noticed it really smells, I have tried putting it in nappy sacks and then a box outside the back door but it stinks when we go into the garden. Just wondered how everybody else gets rid of theirs?!
     
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    I had to apologise to my neighbour. He takes my bin out! My husband was mumbling about the smell. It dosn't help that we have fortnightly collections. Yuk!
     
  3. amylou8

    amylou8 PetForums Member

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    We have weekly collections but it still gets so bad, I just wondered if I am missing some really obvious way of getting rid of it as I haven't seen anybody else ever post about this problem. I have tried all different brands of nappy sacks and it makes no difference!!

    I couldn't cope with fortnightly collections, makes you wonder what they spend your council tax on?!:rolleyes:
     
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    Just ordered a litter locker 11 to try and eliminate the stinking bin problem. Good reviews so thought we'd give it a try :)
     
  5. SeaThreePeeO

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    I use a non clumping litter. I collect up the poop and then flush it down the loo :D
     
  6. amylou8

    amylou8 PetForums Member

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    What is a litter locker?

    Toilet is a great idea as we also use non-clumping litter. They normally both go straight after dinner so I could wait and flush together (we are on water meter so need to think of water bill!):D
     
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    Do you have space in your garden for a water but? You could then collect the rain water and use that to dump down the toilet instead of having to flush it.
     
  8. amylou8

    amylou8 PetForums Member

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    Unfortunately we don't have room for anything like that.

    I have just looked on pets at home at the litter locker and think that might be the way to go, I didn't even know such a thing existed! Fingers crossed that it works!!

    Thanks for all of your replies!
     
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    You know I have been thinking and I may get a nappy wrapper. I had one of these when my boys were babies, you put the bag off poo )well nappies at the time) into and it wrap it in scented something or other and then contains it in the bin.

    I wonder if it would work with cat poo.

    I have been looking at those cat loos and you train your cat to use the loo. I am a wee bit sceptical about it though.
     
  10. Rachh

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    dog poo bag + dustbin ;) with the other crap thats in there the cat poo dont make much difference.
     
  11. amylou8

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    It does in our house as we don't have much rubbish in the bin. All glass, plastic, paper etc is recycled and then we have a seperate bin for food waste so the black sacks just end up stinking of cat poo!!
     
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    amylou8 PetForums Member

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    That sounds like a good idea, I may also look into this! I don't fancy training the cats to use the loo, I think it would freak me out walking in and Mazie or Mickey sitting on the toilet (I have visions of them reading a paper!):D
     
  13. Rachh

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    mmm tastyy ;]
     
  14. Milly22

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    Ha! No I am not sure I could share my loo with the cat to be honest.
     
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    i usualy triple bag the full tray worth when cleaning the entire tray out and when poop scooping double bag it in doggy poop bags then straight to the bin with it
     
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    I use a litter locker. It's fab.
     
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    you will all think i am crazy but i am saving up for a littermaid.. its an electronic self cleaning litter tray LOL yeah its pricey but i really think it will will be worth it as it seems more hygenic and there is supposedly no stink (according to the reviews)
     
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    Cat Litter Disposal System by Litter Locker II is the new breakthrough in litter maintenance. Hygienic, easy to use, with an odourless system thanks to the 7-layer barrier film bags which lock in odours.
     
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    We use the wood litter which we put in the garden waste bin and flush the poo down the loo. :D
     
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    If you feed your cat on an entirely raw diet then they produce far less poo and it doesn't smell.
     
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