Happy Cat Cottage Outdoor Litter Box
Experts tend to agree that cats are healthier and happier if they live indoors. Indoor cats are even said to live an average of 10 years longer than outdoor cats. That being said, giving your indoor cat the mental and physical exercise it could get outdoors does require a little extra effort. Here are five fun DIYs to help your indoor kitty live a happy and healthy life.
We’re very fortunate that our cat has always been an outdoorsy kind, and so all of her business happens out there. Usually in the most recently planted area. Among the beautiful plants we’ve just put in. Digging them up in the process. Ah well! we used to have her litter tray out for nights but now we have a cat flap, so she can take herself out. Now if we could train her to take herself out for puking after she’s eaten too much…!
The first and foremost reason why an outdoor litter box should be created is that it relieves the pressure off of your indoor litter box. This is an essential thing, if you’ve multiple cats. It restricts the cat’s elimination in the house and keeps all the odor and mess outside the house.You spend so much money on litter for the multiple litter boxes you’ve for your cats. It could be because you aren’t sure how much Oil-Dri costs. Oil-Dri is nothing but non-clumping kitty litter that costs less and is mostly used for outdoor litter box. Stores like Wal-Mart sell big bags of Oil-Dri for less than $10. It has around 33lb of material.The reason why outdoor cat litter box is important is because it consolidates the waste of the cat to a confined area. It so happens that sometimes, the ground is too hard for the cats to dig. Therefore, they stick only to one area rather than scattering around and urinating anywhere they want. This reduces the maintenance work for the pet owner, and gives the cats freedom to do what they want but in a restricted yet open area.To answer short, there are benefits for an outdoor cat having a litter box in the house. And definitely, if you are transitioning a cat to the life indoors, he will still need a litter box indoors.OUTDOOR CAT ROOM — Gone are the litter-box odors and the food messes in our downstairs bathroom, forever. There's room for the litter-box, food, and water. It also features a galvanized mesh paw-cleaning mess-free floor, led lighting (swapped for a heat lamp when it's cold), and a place to lounge and view the woods. The cats have never had it so good! (Designed and built by Greg Piper 2016-03-04)So, what do we see in a litter box? We get to see the color of the wastes, whether there is no blood in your cat’s urine or feces, isn’t your cat experiencing diarrhea, constipation, isn’t he doing too often or frequent, or is he doing it at all (which, for outdoor cats, might be he’s doing it somewhere else).However, if you are dealing with a long term outdoor cat, possibility it will have some kind of use for you, is quite limited. Outdoor cats rarely use the litter box indoors. Unless you invest some serious time in training and retraining frequently.We were discussing in our previous article. Now we are going to take a closer look at things that make the litter training of an adult former outdoor cat easier.