Our question this week was:How big should your litterbox be?
Hi – thanks for your email. You asked – how big should your litter box be. I recently read an article by Dr. Tony Buffington at Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine who does a lot of work studying feline urinary diseases. He recommends that the litter box be at least one and one half times the length of your cat. Yes, 1 ½. That is bigger than most traditional boxes.
The ideal litter box is also clear. You know what works really well? Those clear plastic storage containers. Use only the bottom and you can cut a "door" that is a little lower to allow easy access.
A couple articles that might be helpful to you are The Top 8 Reasons Why Your Kitty Won't Use the Litter Box
and The Fine Art of Litter Box Care
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