Author: Paul S Thrasher

  • One Earth-friendly Litter I’d Recommend

    Dr. Elsey’s Precious Cat is what we use. No perfume (a big plus!), no dust, excellent odor control, super clumping. It might seem expensive upfront – forty pound bags are $14 – $17. However, it clumps so well, less gets used up, and the clumps don’t break apart and get mixed with the clean litter. …

  • What are some ways I can “green” my cat’s lifestyle?

    Are there any changes — to litter, toys, food, etc. — anyone would suggest?

  • How can I keep litter fresher longer?

    I have tried the expensive litters like Arm n Hammer and Tidy Cat etc but none of those can stop the cat pee smell with them only using the box for like 4 days when fresh litter is put in. I have two extra large cat litter boxes, and 5 cats use them. All Female. …

  • What is the best way to switch your cat’s litter?

    I’m thinking about switching cat litter brand from tidy cats to another brand. What are some good litter brands to switch them too?

  • Other Uses for Earth-friendly Litter

    Pine litter is also biodegradable, so you can add the old used stuff to your flower garden, veggie garden or just sprinkle it over your lawn as an addition to your fertilizer.

  • Use Your Cat’s Normal Litter Alongside Eco-friendly Litter to Start

    World’s Best Cat Litter is made from ground corn and works really well. It clumps great and controls odors. You can even get it at Target now. However, my cats are not terribly fond of it. When given a choice, they will use the other boxes with clay in then instead. I have one box …

  • Some Eco-friendly Litter Options

    World’s Best Cat Litter is corn based, Swheat Scoop is wheat based, Feline Pine is compressed pellets of wood shavings and Yesterday’s News is compressed pellets of recycled newspaper. My cats have a strong preference for clumping clay litter and our favorite brand is Dr. Elsey’s Precious Cat Ultra. You can certainly try some eco-friendly …

  • Biodegradable Litter Bags

    According to this website, which sells biodegradeable bags and generally recommends composting everything else, cat waste should not just be thrown outside, regardless of what type of litter it is, because it is can be very toxic. Cat litter should probably always be bagged and thrown in the trash, or flushed if you have flushable …

  • Earth Friendly Doesn’t Always Mean Kitty Friendly

    At my home we stick to products that contain no dyes, perfumes, or essentials oils. Right now I like Seventh Generation products, you can go to their website to find out where to buy them locally. Don’t just assume that because a product says “all natural” or “earth friendly” that it will be safe for …

  • What is a good eco-friendly cat litter?

    We go through so much litter, it’d be nice to switch over to a brand that isn’t so damaging to the environment. Has anyone had any good experiences with litter branded earth-friendly? Thanks!

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