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Cat Litter

If you haven’t checked out the cat litter aisle recently, you may think all litters are the same. Look closer and you’ll discover that there is a wide array with features and benefits to fit every cat’s needs. Litter is one of those items cats may have a strong opinion on, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different types and textures to see what yours likes best.

Cat litter can be made with a variety of materials, each with their own properties and benefits.

Litter Type Description
Litter Type Clumping Description
  • Forms a Scoopable solid mass with moisture contact
  • Good odor control
  • Must be completely replaced at least monthly
Litter Type Crystal Description
  • Highly absorbent upon contact with moisture
  • Absorbs and controls odors
  • Made from absorbent silica gel
Litter Type Corn Description
  • Made with natural ground corn
  • Biodegradable
  • Low dust
Litter Type Clay Description
  • Naturally absorbs moisture and odor
  • Quickly clumps for easy scooping
  • Natural odor and texture that many cats prefer
Litter Type Flushable Description
  • Will not clog plumbing
  • Typically non-clumping
  • Some states encourage the disposal of cat waste in trash and discourage flushing in toilets or disposing in drains — check your state's regulations regarding pet waste disposal
Litter Type Pellets Description
  • Low dust and low tracking
  • Moisture and odor absorbent
  • Made with different materials like walnuts or recycled paper
Litter Type Multi-cat Description
  • Specially designed for multi-cat households
  • Extra strong and/or longer lasting odor control
  • Reacts quickly to control moisture and odor
Litter Type Paper Description
  • Naturally moisture absorbent
  • Low dust and low tracking
  • Perfect for cats just out of surgery
  • Made with recycled post-consumer materials
Litter Type Pine Description
  • Natural odor-control
  • Made with environmentally conscious lumber byproducts
  • Larger pellets mean low risk of tracking
Litter Type Wheat Description
  • Natural odor-eliminating enzymes from wheat
  • Softer than traditional clay litter
  • Biodegradable