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The Dangers Of Scented Cat Litter
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The Dangers Of Scented Cat Litter

Most people aren't really sure what to buy for their first time cat. Owning an animal is just as difficult and confusing as having your own child. Cats are no exception. They;re strong willed, hard headed, and totally crazy! Cat litter is the last thing you would think to have to be careful buying for your furry child. Well... it's very important you get the right kind of cat litter for you cat. The wrong kind can actually harm your cat...and you!

You want to look for an unscented blend. You don't want an over scented cat litter brand. If the cat litter you buy is over scented it can cause allergies in your cat. You can tell if you have an over scented brand because your cat will start to sneeze a lot, and their eyes and nose will run. Your cat will flat out refuse to use the litter box. You will be able to smell the powder they put in the litter every time your cat uses the box.

Scented cat litter is advertised to "help stop pet odor" with "maximum pet odor control" and such. Stay away from these overpriced companies who care nothing for the health of you or your cat. They can cause your cat to lose it's sense of smell, and as I stated already, severe allergies. It can cause humans to have massive allergy problems as well. It can cause sinus infections and worse.

The best type of cat litter to buy is unscented cat litter, or an organic brand like wheat cat litter. Wheat cat litter smells like you have rats in the house, but it's completely harmless to you and your cat. Clay clumping cat litter is another organic cat litter you can buy. I myself buy Special Kitty from Wal-Mart, but that's the cheapest one you can buy and if you have some extra money I would buy one of the better ones.

You can use products like pet safe baking soda from Arm & Hammer to add to the litter in moderation to cut down on the litter box smell without harming your cat. There is no need to buy these scented cat litter brands that do nothing but harm you and your cat. Another good way to keep the smell down is to change the litter box at least once a week and to clean the box with white vinegar. Let the box dry and then add the litter. It helps...trust me, that's what I do with my Special Kitty litter that I buy.


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