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Cat Litter and Cat Litter Trays

If a cat cannot go outside when it wants, it needs access to cat litter. The tray mayCat Litter Tray not be used when a kitten has learned to use a cat flap, but you should encourage the cat to stay in at night. Cats and kittens are very clean and will not soil their beds.

There is a wide range of products available, from plastic trays to covered models with entrance flaps and filters to minimize odour. Cat litter trays must be easy to clean and withstand frequent washing and disinfecting. Toxoplasmosis is an infection that can be shed in a catís faeces with out showing any signs of disease in the cat. However, it is hazardous to humans, especially pregnant women. To control this the litter tray should be cleaned every 24 hours. However, some cleaning products can be harmful to cats, so ask your vet for advice.

There are many car litter products available, these reduce odour and absorb urine. It should be easy for the cat to scrape the litter over any cat faeces. Sawdust, woodshavings, ash and newspapers are not advised.



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