Self Cleaning Litter Box VS Regular Litter Box

If you have a cat, you must prepare a litter box for your cat. We can simply divide the litter box into two types, one is Regular Litter Box, and the other is Self Cleaning Litter Box.

Self Cleaning Litter Box VS Regular Litter Box. Firstly, let's introduce what are the ordinary litter boxes.

Regular Litter Box:
1. Open Litter Boxes
An open litter box is generally the most basic and least expensive design. Open litter boxes allow for maximum ventilation which may increase cat comfort.

2. Hooded Litter Boxes
Many Hooded Litter Boxes are constructed out of plastic and feature a plastic hood or dome that covers the litter pan and litter. Covered litter boxes may help reduce the amount of litter that is tracked outside the box, may help address issues of pets eliminating waste over the walls of a litter pan, and may help reduce odor.

3. Top-entry Litter Boxes
Top entry litter boxes have an opening on the top of the box and require the pet to climb on top of the box and into a hole to eliminate waste. Some designs feature a grate on top which allows litter from a cat's paws to fall back into the box, reducing litter tracking.

But nobody likes cleaning the litter box. So imagine if the litter box could clean itself! An automatic litter box seems like a dream come true.


If you can find a self-cleaning litter box that’s a good fit for your household (more on that below), it can reduce the amount of time you spend scooping the box—always a plus!

If you have a big problem with litter box odors, automatic boxes can help by removing waste more frequently. However, the box is only as good as the litter you put in it, so be sure to choose a high-performance litter that clumps well and traps odors.

If you’re going to be away for a few days, an automatic litter box can limit the mess you come home to. For longer absences, having a self-cleaning litter box might make it easier to find a willing cat sitter!

Whether you try an automatic self cleaning litter box, or decide it isn’t for you, a high-performance cat litter will make it easier to keep the box clean.

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