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Litter tray concealment

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by jo-pop, Aug 25, 2013.


  1. jo-pop

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    Does anybody here use "litter tray furniture" to conceal the toilet area? Some great ideas on google but just wondering if anybody has used them.
    I'm thinking of a big blanket box style to double up as a hallway seat in the new house. My other idea is to put in in cuboard under stairs and put car flap in the wooden door. What do you think?
     
  2. Jenny1966

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    I quite like the idea. If I had more space I would definately look into it!

    There was someone on here that was making them ...... cant remember their name though :confused: will do some investigation work :D
     
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    I don't know if you use Pinterest but if you type Litter Tray Box in the their search lots of great ideas come up.
     
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    I use a Ikea chest with a storage box inside, and I remember someone had the litter tray under the stair, with a nice door. I think was Telling Tails? I know that it was the most perfect hidden toilet and I've been dreaming about it since then.
     
  7. Notnowbernard

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    we have our hooded litter trays in the understairs cupboard - there is a hole cut in the door so the cats can come and go as they please. I love it as the trays are shut away behind a door, it minimises tracking and mess and is quick and easy to mop and disinfect the area when I'm cleaning. The cupboard opens out into the kitchen so the floor is tiled, plus I keep all the litter and scoops in there too :)
     
  8. jo-pop

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    That's what I'm thinking. Could you post a photo of the door please, to show my hubby?
    Did they take ok to the idea of them being in there? I assume you did it gradually with the door open ?
     
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    *sigh* I sooooo want one of these (well, I'd really need 2 :eek:) BUT having just had to replace Archie's outside kennel & Maisie being unwell (still in treatment) AND having had to cut my hours at work, funds are really tight just now (also have car service & car insurance to pay for this month :eek:) and I just can't justify it just now


    Just got an Ikea catalogue for next year .... off to see if there's anything I could convert!
     
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    hi Jo, yes of course - see attached. Yes, we left the door open for a while to get them used to it. It did help having meezers though as they seem to be at least 10x nosier than the average cat!

    eta: sorry they're not rotated correctly!
     

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    Also, is it raggies you've got Jo? We let the house from a friend and when she lived here she bred raggies who all went in and out of it no problem.
     
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    Keep an eye on the ideas of Ikea Hackers IKEA Hackers: pet furniture
    That's where I got the idea for mine.
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  14. MontyMaude

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    I have done the same and the deep sided cleany cat tray that Satori linked to fits inside perfectly (you do have to remove the clipped on lip) and a little door mat in front of the tray inside collects most of litter that would normally track all over the house, I would say that doing the above has cut down tracking by 99% :D
     
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    Ohhhhh they're fan!:D

    May I ask where you got the box from?
     
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    I have a large floor to ceiling cupboard in my kitchen where the litter tray goes. Its got a sliding door so I just pull it shut enough to hide the litter tray but so the cats can still get in and use it. It means not only is it hidden away the girls can have a poo in privacy :D I call it the en-suite :)
     
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    Pinterest has some fabulous ideas. I'd love to conceal the litter boxes but with izzy peeing all over the place I wouldn't dare.

    We have a couple of hooded ones and my OHs grandad was round the other day and asked if it was "one of them fancy machines to clean your shoes". :p
     
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    Is that about the picture Tatilie posted ? If so it's an Ikea chest called Hol and is £35. Here is mine

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  19. Lilylass

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    It was indeed :eek:

    They come out absolutely brilliantly!

    Thanks .... will def be getting one of those for the spare room

    Off to get a measuring tape to see if I can get both trays in back to back!:D
     
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    Ohhhh just had a quick look and seen these ones HOL Side table - IKEA (which are basically the same but smaller) - I could have one each in different rooms :D
     
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