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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #55 on: October 07, 2009, 18:33:16 PM »
We recently had this problem so we eventually asked for an industrial waste bin. We have to pay for it but its worth it to keep the mound of cat litter down. And with up to 25 cats in residence thats a lot of litter. lol
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #54 on: October 07, 2009, 16:54:15 PM »
Has anyone tried the cat litters which are based on hemp (from Zooplus) or on straw (Friendly Natural)? These are supposed to be more absorbent than most other substrates, and obviously more sustainable than clay. I am surprised not to find a litter based on bamboo as it's very absorbent, soft and naturally anti-bacterial.
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #53 on: August 18, 2008, 10:45:41 AM »
I've just been and added a review too  ;D  If I can see a clump in the middle of the litter and can get the scoop completely under it, it will come out in one piece.  But if they cover it up, you don't always know where they are!   And that's when they just crumble.

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #52 on: August 18, 2008, 10:44:02 AM »
the classy cat is definately better, holds clumps and smells but I've got two bags of extreme something on the way maybe I'll try golden grey next - no cat stuff buying until October for me now!

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #51 on: August 18, 2008, 10:37:05 AM »
Ditto  :evillaugh:

Zooplus haven't added my review so the reviews are biased if they don't include bad ones  :shify:
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #50 on: August 18, 2008, 10:33:49 AM »
I dont' normally come in here but have stumbled upon this thread ( :rofl: at the chicky peeps).  Glad I'm not the only one not overly impressed with Tigerino litter.  I was thinking it doesn't clump very well but was wondering whether it was because mine often pee at the edge of the tray and the clumps disintergrate when I try to scrape them off the sides.  Golden grey is much better and I prefer lightly scented to unscented.  I've got a few more bags of tigerino to use up but then it will be back to golden grey for me.

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #49 on: August 15, 2008, 16:24:43 PM »
I find it doesnt track any worse than other types!

My most worst litters are clean paws and waitrose clumping closely followed by fullers earth, rubbish if they dig as it all mixes up  :sick:


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #48 on: August 14, 2008, 18:50:18 PM »
Don't you find Cats best tracks like mad?!! I used it several years ago, but it was ok where I used to live because I had 'oatmeal' coloured carpets - exactly the same colour as the cats best, so it wasnt so obvious LOL! but when I moved here, with darker colour carpets..... :omg: - shame, as it IS a good litter.

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #47 on: August 14, 2008, 18:07:08 PM »
Cats best is clumping wood so not like worlds best/chick crumb really. I use it in one tray but its not their favourite.  >:(

Cheesy Dawn, zooplus often put it on special and discount codes float about so may save you a bit on PAH prices  ;D

Those litter freshening powders should be banned, poor cats having to use something thats smells that strong  :sick:


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #46 on: August 14, 2008, 16:35:19 PM »
that is probably the only one I haven't tried, order for extreme classic went in today - i really must stop this :evillaugh:

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #45 on: August 14, 2008, 16:33:48 PM »
I think cats best is like chick crumb - I'm going a bit nutty myself here I should be ashamed of myself searching for talc scented cat litter!

Golden grey is talc scented  :evillaugh:
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #44 on: August 14, 2008, 16:33:13 PM »
The Petfood Warehouse are selling it 4 for the price of 3 at the moment

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #43 on: August 14, 2008, 13:36:46 PM »
I think cats best is like chick crumb - I'm going a bit nutty myself here I should be ashamed of myself searching for talc scented cat litter!

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #42 on: August 14, 2008, 12:38:02 PM »
Does anyone use Cats Best? I love that one (If it is possible to love a Cat litter!!) as it clumps really well and doesn't track too badly either.
Its £6.49 a bag from PAH but it lasts alot longer cause you only have to scoop the clumps rather than complete changes etc.

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #41 on: August 14, 2008, 10:21:58 AM »
You can always add some litter freshener? - I would rather no smell as the talc perfume smells like it is covering up something nasty  :sick:
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #40 on: August 14, 2008, 09:38:47 AM »
I thought the pah one didn't smell, I want a talc one  :shy:

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #39 on: August 14, 2008, 09:31:45 AM »
I wish Zooplus sold one that clumps as well as PAH as it is excellent and no perfume.
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2008, 08:29:29 AM »
well the classy cat clumps ok but does crumble a bit - seems to hold in smells ok though - I will be trying the granny/baby smelling one and then probably go back to chick crumb

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2008, 22:04:09 PM »
I am having doubt now though. If you google bentonite litter, there are loads of sites that advise against clumping litter saying if it is ingested, it can be dangerous. Any ideas?

Theres also the thought that it can be a contributing factor in hyperthyroidism - don't know how, but I read it today.

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2008, 18:15:34 PM »
Its large grain tho, i can get normal fullers earth type very cheaply locally, just not the extra fine stuff  :(


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2008, 18:10:08 PM »
Maybe this is the cheapest clumping - about 1/2 way down page. They do free delivery as well when you spend a certain amount - 20kg is a heavy bag!
http://www.oscars.co.uk/productselection.ikml?id=5&range=87
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2008, 17:45:57 PM »
It smells very much like grannies/babies/talc  :sick: clumped ok tho  ;D

Ingesting is more likely in kittens that are weaning so worlds best is better for them.


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2008, 17:45:00 PM »
Mark what did you make of extreme classic??

From what I remember, there wasn't a great deal of difference between it and Golden Grey.
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #32 on: August 13, 2008, 17:44:17 PM »
This seller "Oscars" sells 20kg of unbranded Bentonite litter for £6.95 - most clumping litters are made from bentonite

I am having doubt now though. If you google bentonite litter, there are loads of sites that advise against clumping litter saying if it is ingested, it can be dangerous. Any ideas?
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2008, 16:11:21 PM »
Mark what did you make of extreme classic??

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2008, 08:09:21 AM »
well I could smell the hall tray last night while watching tv (fully changed on Sunday) so I've put the classy cat down, I can't smell any baby talc but it is supposed to be there, I'll let you know how it clumps, it can't be worse might try extreme classic -  omg I'm a litter junkie!!!!
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2008, 19:22:26 PM »
I saw a link to it but it was a dead one  :( - I think I will order the classy cat or whichever is on offer next - unless gg works out the same. I still have a fair bit of tigerino left - but the amount I am using is silly - I am barely making it last a week with it crumbling like an oxo  :tired:
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2008, 19:13:18 PM »
Golden grey is the least scented of the lot, rapidly fades. Think the odour lock was limited which is a shame, got a free tin of food on the side too  :wow:


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2008, 19:06:38 PM »
I tried golden grey and it was fine but I wanted odourlock as it is unscented?
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2008, 18:45:05 PM »
Golden grey comes 2nd to odour lock, not tried the classy


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« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2008, 16:00:56 PM »
Exactly, the whole idea is this you remove all the soiling so really it doesn't do its job  >:(
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2008, 15:57:18 PM »
they shouldn't have a problem with that, must admit I do like the smell!!!  probably why I get so irritated when it starts smelling of pee!

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #23 on: August 12, 2008, 15:53:13 PM »
Just along the line of Smells nice, nice & fine, rubbish at clumping. I said I bought it as it was on offer but it's working out more expensive than others as I have to keep changing the trays completelty. I said I wouldn't buy it again  :tired:

Going to see if anywhere else sells odourlock online. I hate the fake baby talc smell of most of them  :sick: - tigerino smelt OK
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« Reply #22 on: August 12, 2008, 14:58:34 PM »
omg what did you say!!!

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« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2008, 14:56:58 PM »
Exactly  >:( - I see Classy cat is on offer now. I did try it but can't remember if it was as good as golden grey?  :Crazy:

It looks like they have stopped selling odourlock  :( - I really wanted to try it  >:(

I have submitted a review for tigerino giving it 2/5 - I don't know if they will pass my review.


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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #20 on: August 12, 2008, 14:35:44 PM »
the worst thing is in my corner tray for some reason I can't explain the designer made the bottom textured????  you should see me with my scrubbing brush!

Tigerino isn't one I'd recommend, it does clump but try and pick it up in once piece, no chance

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2008, 13:59:06 PM »
I am going to put a review of Tigerino on Zooplus - it won't be good!

I looked into oils and basically none are safe for cats as some contain phenols that will accumulate in the liver and poison, attack the neurological system or cause breathing problems. I am looking into buying some plant Hydrosols and hope they are greasy enough to stop the litter sticking to the tray. It's incredible how much conflicting info there is on the net. I had almost made my mind up to buy thyme oil and as there is a herbalist directly opposite I so easily could have bought some  :scared:
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2008, 10:37:20 AM »
the classy cat arrived yestereday, doesn't look as fine but won't be changing trays until the weekend I hope so will know about clumping then

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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2008, 10:22:55 AM »
Annoyingly, I had 4 big bags of tigerino  :tired: - I'll be glad when it's gone. The PAH one is great and sets like concrete  :evillaugh: - I read somewhere (wish I bookmarked it) that you can smear Thyme oil or peppermint oil on the tray as it kills germs and stops it sticking + smells nice  :). I will check they are safe to use before I try it. Thyme oil sounds good.
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Re: Cat Litter disposal
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2008, 19:25:01 PM »
Odourlock good  :ok: :ok: :ok:

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