“. . . something able to block household plumbing must be wreaking havoc on the plumbing of our feline companions.” Cats die. Kittens die. It’s part of life. But we still grieve when they die, even though we know it is only the body, not the spirit, that is gone. How much worse we feel … Read moreClumping Clay Kitty Litters: A Deadly Convenience?
I sometimes worry about breathing in the dust from cat litter. Have there been any studies or are there any health concerns on the danger of breathing in litter dust, either for me or my cats? You raise an interesting question, but one to which there are no clear answers. I did a medical literature … Read moreIs Kitty Litter Dangerous?
Some of the most dangerous nuclear waste in the US is currently scattered between 77 locations all over the country, awaiting permanent storage. Until February, many experts suggested that the best place to put it was a facility about 40 miles east of Carlsbad, New Mexico, called the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). For 15 years, … Read moreRadioactive kitty litter may have ruined our best hope to store nuclear waste
Background H. Edward Lowe is considered the father of the cat litter industry. In January 1947, Lowe had a thriving building supply business in Cassopolis, Michigan. One of Lowe’s neighbors asked for his assistance in “finding something absorbent” to put in her cat’s box other than the sand ashes that she had been using. His … Read moreCat Litter
Does your cat need to learn how to use a litter tray? This is one of the most common reasons cat owners seek advice from the RSPCA. Take the time to put yourself in your cat’s paws, follow these tips and watch your cat learn to use their litter tray in no time! Select your … Read moreLearning to use kitty litter
For today’s cat owners, cat litter is as much a necessity as cat food. But before 1950, most cat boxes were filled with sand, dirt, or ashes instead of the more convenient superabsorbent litters to which cat lovers are now accustomed. Kitty litter got its start when a neighbor frustrated with her cat tracking ashes … Read moreKITTY LITTER
Do you suffer from kitty litter confusion? One of the ways to keep your cat healthy is the type of litter you’re using! And of course an added bonus is keeping your home smelling clean, so it’s important to have a short list of the top kitty litters available before shopping. Some cats are super … Read moreGet the Scoop on the Best Cat Litter