Cat litter is an expense that all owners face and while it may be the easiest in a store or online to grab the cheapest, is it really the best choice for you, your cat, and your family? Let’s look at natural cat litter and if it has the elements that are most important to you.
What is Natural Cat Litter?
Natural cat litters are made from plant-based materials such as corn, wheat, or other all-natural biodegradable. They offer more options for disposable and are safer for cats and owners.
Elements of Ideal Cat Litter
While not everyone agrees on what is the most important feature or type of cat litter, there are several qualities that are important to everyone.
Pros of Natural Cat Litter
Natural cat litter come in both clumping and non-clumping varieties, they have odor control, and most are low dust. For kitten owners, who are worried that their kitten may consume the litter, super common clay litter can cause digestive problems and even intestinal blockage. While no cat should eat litter, natural cat litter is safer. Adult cats don’t consume litter in the same way, however, by licking their paws some litter might be ingested, especially if it has a lot of dust.
Natural cat litter is better for environmental reasons. Natural litters are made from renewable materials or even recycled products. And because they are biodegradable, it’s possible to flush them down the toilet or compost the clumps, rather than bagging them up and sending them to a landfill. Be sure to read the directions and the information on the bag before trying to flush it away.
Snappy Tom Can Help
At Snappy Tom, we care about your cat as much as you do. Which is why we don’t only manufacture all-natural food. We also have two types of cat litter that will make you and your cat happy. We have Snappy Paws plant-based litter that is made from 100% natural, non-toxic, plant-based materials that are 100% compostable and biodegradable. We also have a newer litter product. Snappy Tom Litter Crystals. Crystals inhibit bacteria and leave litter dry, no more clumps or saturated clay. It is non-tracking, lightweight, and environmentally safe. Contact us today and let us help you find the best litter choice for your family.