Cat litter is often regarded as equally important to cat food when it comes to brand selection amongst cat owners. One of the key factors when it comes to cat litter selection is its ability to absorb odour from the cat’s faecal matter. No one likes to have a beautiful home that smells bad. Thus, odour control is usually the top consideration for many cat owners. The second factor that many cat owners look at is the cost of the cat litter. Different brands of cat litter come with varying price tags. More expensive variants usually come with added conveniences such as easy disposal by flushing into the toilet. The economical ones still get the job done, except that owners would have to ensure that the litter is properly disposed into bins. Lastly, the choice of clumping and non-clumping litter is a preference which many cat owners would consider before committing to a brand. The preference of either type usually falls on the habit of the cat owner, whether cleaning maintenance is done daily or weekly.
Non-clumping cat litter has the ability to absorb large volumes of cat urine, making it very effective in odour control. It is typically recycled paper or wood scraps. More reputable brands of non-clumping litters come with additives such as baking soda or charcoal to help absorb unpleasant odours more effectively. Majority of the cat owners in Singapore often prefer non-clumping litters as it is more cost-effective.
An environmental friendly cat litter option which comes in granules or pellets form. Due to its compact nature it is less dusty compared to other litters and less common for tracking to happen.
One of the more natural forms of cat litter made from recycled wood scraps. It is biodegradable without artificial fragrance. The cylindrical shaped pellets allow absorption of large volume of liquid and disintegrates into wood dust.
Clumping cat litters are specially designed to clump together in contact with liquid and locks in odour instantly. Most scoop-able litters made from clay contain sodium bentonite which allows the litter to form a nice solid clump after being wet. Waste clumps can be easily removed and disposed without the need to change the entire litter box. Minimising the waste of unused litter as top ups can be done instead of changing out the entire litter box. Soya and corn made litters are gaining popularity in the recent years as people are looking for more natural clumping litter options.
Its biodegradable and enviromental friendly compared to clay cat litters. Safe for cats even if ingested accidentally. Highly absorbent, clumpable and flushable which makes cleaning fuss free. Dust free which is safe for cats with respiratory concerns and eliminates tracking.
Its biodegradable and enviromental friendly. Made from soybean meal and potato starch which are safe for cats even if ingested accidentally. Almost dust free which minimises tracking and can be easily disposed by flushing it into the toilet bowl.