This Reader’s Pine-Pellet Kitty Litter is Budget-Friendly & Pet Approved!
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This week’s Happy Friday reader Jeanette came up with a brilliant kitty litter hack! Not only is it compatible with her furry friend, but it also saves her tons of money! Keep reading to see how.
Meet Biscuit, our cat…He’s a handsome 12-year-old guy who really needs a little help with odor control with his litter box! We have used several products in the past but wanted to share what really floats his boat!
This huge 40-pound bag of 100% pine pellets has been a lifesaver! And the cost?! $6.99 for the bag! We get ours at our local farm store (Wilco)…Maybe you have a different farm store with a different brand? In Biscuit’s case, the odor control is so much better than the Tidy Cat’s scoopable litter we were buying, plus the Arm & Hammer litter deodorizer… Oh, plus the Febreeze plug-in just over the litter box… Yeah, he was that potent!
I take this scooper and put in about a 2” layer of pine pellets…Over the next month, Biscuit uses the litter box and the pellets will break down into a soft, sawdust-like texture. Taking out the solid waste every so often will help to keep the box fresh. Stirring the pellets around also, with a scoop, will help since Biscuit likes to go potty in just one spot…
After about one month, I pour the entire litter box into a kitchen-sized garbage bag and toss it into the garbage. Then, we start again! I was surprised at how lightweight the pellets were; once they were moistened/sawdust form, it was easy to pick up the whole litter box and not feel like I had just lifted weights!
So, if your sweet feline needs a “daintier” option, feel free to look at your local farm store for some pine pellets and see if your kitty will take to it! Your wallet may thank you for it!
Pine pellets are completely pet-approved!
Thanks, Jeanette, for sharing this convenient pet tip! Recurring items for our furry friends can become a bit pricey, so every recommendation counts. 🐱
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