It is very hard to choose the best clumping cat litter for your cat, because there are so many options available these days. Clumping clay kitty litters are more available and they are very popular. However, non-clumping litters are still used. Let’s look at the 3 alternatives to clumping clay kitty litters.
1: Recycled Paper Litter
You can find paper litters in most pet stores. You can find these litters in the small animal section. They are usually sold as cage lining material. You can even make your own paper litters using baking soda, biodegradable dish soap, warm water and recycled newspaper. The paper litter doesn’t clump; therefore, you will remove the soiled paper daily. Clean the box frequently.
2: Natural Litter
There are so many litters that clump, so it is very easy to scoop the litter box. However, they are not effective at clumping as clay litter, but know that they are more effective than the recycled paper litters. Natural litters are made of wheat or wood pulp. You can buy them in your local pet store or you can buy them online.
3: Toilet Training
You can train your car to use the regular toilet or train the cats to use their own toilet. Buy a flushing litter box, which you will hook up the water system. There are different companies that sell kits on how to train your cat to use a toilet. You can even find video tutorials online. Training your cat to use a toilet may take several months or even years. Therefore, you have to be patient and know it might not work for most cats.
These are the alternatives to clumping clay kitty litters. You can use one of these alternatives. Choose the one that you are comfortable with. If you like training your cat, you can train the cat to use the toilet.