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Frugal Alternative Cat Litter

Discussion in 'Frugal Living - Making and Saving Money' started by liz stevens, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. May 27, 2017
    Wannabefree

    Wannabefree Little Miss Sunshine

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    This one is mostly an outside cat. I think that's why his excrement reeks so horribly. Diet. He hunts.
     
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    lcertuche

    lcertuche Almost Self-Reliant

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    We have had cats that would go outside and didn't have to worry about the litterbox but there are times when people must keep them in. If I have a choice I would rather have them go outside though.
     
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    NH Homesteader

    NH Homesteader Super Self-Sufficient

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    My mom has indoor cats and one has smelly issues, so gross.

    I don't do cats. I'm mildly allergic, and that's my excuse when my daughter asks for a kitten. But I really just don't like them and I don't do litterboxes. Bad mom here, lol
     
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    lcertuche

    lcertuche Almost Self-Reliant

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    "Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat,
    What are they feeding you?
    Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat
    It's not your fault":cool:
     
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    Denim Deb

    Denim Deb More Precious than Rubies

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    Of course, you could always potty train the cat. I've heard of people doing that, and even a few dogs. Then the problem is eliminated.
     
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    rodeogirl

    rodeogirl Almost Self-Reliant

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    We Get our litter for free. The perks of having a friend that works at the Bentonite plant.
     
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    Beekissed

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    Outside cats potty for free. I've had outside cats that visited indoors but never went indoors...would wait by the door to be let out to go potty.

    I'm not sure why folks won't use the composted litter on the garden...when it's composted, it no longer has the same components it did previously that would cause any issues. Just like any other poo and pee, be it human or animal, when it's composted fully it's safe for use on anything.

    I don't worry about such things at all...my cats use my garden for their litter box and always have.
     
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    lcertuche

    lcertuche Almost Self-Reliant

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    That reminds me of the time the cat got in the garden and decided to climb our fence which we had electrified. The poor kitty was on it like the Garfield cat you see on car windows and couldn't let go. I had to run and turn off the electric. The poor cat laid around for two days and never did go in the garden again.
     
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