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The composition of cat litter depends on whether it is clay-based or clumping. Clay-based cat litter is made of an absorbent, granulated clay, while clumping or scoopable litter is made of bentonite and silica. Greener, ... More »

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Declawed cats prefer soft litter, which is less harsh on their sensitive paws and easier for them to walk through. Although declawed cats may initially be trained to use a litter box, they might start using other soft su... More »

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Flushable cat litter is a filler for cat litter boxes that is supposedly safe to flush down the toilet. However, some flushable cat litters are not safe for septic systems. Most cat litters, even the ones labeled as "flu... More »

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A female cat can usually go into heat and become pregnant between one and two months after having her litter. In some cases, the duration between pregnancy and estrus, or heat, can be as little as one week. More »

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Flushable cat litter is a filler for cat litter boxes that is supposedly safe to flush down the toilet. However, some flushable cat litters are not safe for septic systems. Most cat litters, even the ones labeled as "flu... More »

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A cat may defecate outside its litter box because the cat is stressed, the box is not clean enough or because the cat has an aversion to the box itself. Cats can be finicky about the size, location and form of the box, a... More »

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The best way to prevent cat litter dust is to choose a type of litter that does not create dust. Frederick Cat Vet recommends using a litter made from ground corn cobs to limit cat litter dust. More »

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