10 Bizarre (And Surprisingly Expensive) Ways to Hide a Cat Litter Box

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What are you looking at, bitch?
I have cats. Yes, I'm a fortysomething man with cats. You got a problem? What I have learned over the years is that the biggest pain in the ass when dealing with cats is the litter box. Hair is annoying. Vet bills can be expensive. But the foul ammonia smell of cat pee will permeate your entire existence and make you lose your will to live.

Fortunately, there is no shortage of crazy contraptions, deodorizers and kinds of litter to help in your efforts. But the only way to ensure a clean box is to clean the damn thing as often as possible -- in my case, every day.

That, unfortunately, doesn't solve the problem of an open box filled with feline feces and clumps of urine-soaked litter balls just sitting on the floor. It's like an open sewer in your house and it's gross. No one wants to see that. Fortunately, cats are totally cool with enclosed boxes -- most of them anyway -- so there are hooded litter boxes that also help filter the air.

But, if you really want to step it up a notch, however, you might consider a litter box enclosure, sometimes referred to as a litter box "house," and they come in all shapes, sizes, designs and prices. Who knew? Here you go, pet lover, ten wacky ways to hide your cat's poop.

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Stylish!

10. On the Cheap, Do It Yourself Litter Box Enclosure
Let's start simple. For ten bucks, this guy claims you can make a box house. Sure, it's made from a crappy Ikea side table and poster board, but it's super cheap. Get to it, handyman.


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Get offa my lawn!
9. The Litter Box House
Now, we're talking. Your daughter might mistake this for a dollhouse, but it's really a plastic house of poo with a charcoal-filled chimney to help cut down on odor. A plastic walkway is set up to help get litter off tiny paws before they leave this fancy outhouse.


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One for every decor.
8. Chateau Looey Box Enclosures
The Chateau Looey enclosures might look fancy, but they are basically just painted corrugated plastic. But they do have a wide variety, from the Mia Casa to the Malibu Surf House to the Yellowstone Hideaway and Midtown Apartment. Fancy!


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Philip Glass soundtrack not included.
7. Modern Designs
Maybe you live in an upscale downtown loft with a European minimalist flair, but your cat is screwing it all up with his nasty toilet. Never fear, because there are modern options for you too. Whether it's the $270 contemporary cabinet (top left) or the Clockwork Orange-looking Mox Litter Tower (above right) for $130, your pad will still be swank and cool for kitty.

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I love cats but my mother won't allow me to have pet cat because of strong odor of their bowel.

DmoodyD
DmoodyD

Sorry - it doesn't reek. We are a home full of allergies....so no. No stink, no flying fur. One can own a cat, and keep a clean stink free abode. Nice try, yourself. 

ShitThrowingMonkey
ShitThrowingMonkey

 Nice try, but if you never owned a cat you would say that your breakfast nook reeked.

DmoodyD
DmoodyD

We do a two day rotation over here...scoop everyday regardless. In my old apartment, we had the litterbox in the hall closet with two cats and kept the door ajar a bit. I thought I hit the jackpot with the self cleaning one...One flew litter everywhere jumping out each time, and the other did her business on the floor on the outside on the box. lol  

Jeff
Jeff

Fortunately, my cats don't mind going inside things to use the box. I clean mine daily and use deodorizer, but I can't imagine being able to deal with the box more than once per day. I just run out of time. But, that is, by far, the best option if you can do it.

Matt Ringer
Matt Ringer

Pet urineconsists of mainly three parts. Urea; makes the urine sticky and allows theother two parts to stick around. Urochrome gives the urine its ugly yellowcolor that stains carpets, furniture, the wall and anything the cat sprays orurinates on. The third main part of the urine is Uric Acid. Uric acid in theurine consists of salts and crystals that give off the extremely pungent odor.These odors attach to minute solids floating in the air, most are invisible theheaver ones you can see floating in the air when the sunlight comes through thewindow in just the right angle. Each particle has a positive electrical chargebecause it is missing an electron. This enables it to drift as it is drawn inone direction and then another by electrical charges imbedding in carpets,drapes and walls. Carpetand furniture are a reservoir for pet allergens, and the allergens can remainin them for four to six weeks.An ozone generator will remove the odors by seeking out the source anddestroying it, aerosol sprays and candles only replace the odor with a morepleasant odor they do not remove the odor only mask it. For more information onodor control, www.air-renu.com

 

DmoodyD
DmoodyD

Cute ideas. However all the cats I've had (which at this point has been 5) not one of them would go into anything to use the litter box.  I've had the domes with filters, electric cleaning litter boxes and a snap on top. A huge waste of money all of that was.  I've gone old school.  In my home, which is a small one, we have no where to put the litter box that's out of the way, and since we rarely use out breakfast nook, the litter box is there in the corner.  Daily I sprinkle Arm and Hammer baking soda over the litter. Every morning.  My house never smells like cat piss or poop.  My deal is, sweeping the damn litter all around the box multi-daily because the cat is a messy whore. The cleaning of the litterbox, is one reason I have kids....that's their chores. LOL

Deguerin
Deguerin

I'm a cat lover with three cats. So I read this article with trepidation:

http://www.theatlantic.com/mag...

The headline and teaser:

How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy

Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. What he’s now discovering will startle you. Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?

Yikes!

Pbrichard
Pbrichard

" it says you don't fuck around when it comes to cat crap. " Thinking about putting that on my tombstone.....lol. Thanks for the laugh!

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