Here is a classic from the past and one of my favorite information posts.
When I met Rose she had one cat, Sneakers, who had a typical litter box. Later, when we added more cats, we added a couple more standard litter boxes. These boxes came with a cover that is designed control odors and keep more of the litter in the box. It is a great idea for humans, but what about for cats?
I never liked the covers and either threw them out or bought the box without the cover. I tried to look at it from the cat’s point of view. Would I like to crawl into a small cave to do my business? That is essentially what an outhouse or Port-O-Potty is and I never like using those and only do so when left with no choice.
The idea that those covers control odors, in my opinion, is a fallacy. They may somewhat contain the odors inside the box, in…
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I love that you tried to think like a cat when setting up litter boxes – it really does help to look at things through a cat’s perspective. Although some things will probably always remain a mystery to humans. 😉
That is true. Like Puck. 😀
You’re right…we don’t like peeing in caves. 🙂