ScoopFree Ultra's mechanically cleans and shoves the waste into a covered compartment 5-20 minutes after your cat has used the litter box
As I mentioned, the first automatic litter box I remember seeing was the LitterMaid, and the possibility of my cat getting caught in the mechanism that rakes the litter killed my curiosity about automatic cat boxes.
So, does anyone here have one of these mechanical cat litter boxes? Has anyone tried the "forever tray" with their own crystal litter? I thinkhaving a consistently clean litter box will be healthier for my cat in the long run...
Litter boxes can be grouped into 4 categories. The basic box (with or without lid) with sifter shovel, the furniture disguised litter box, the mechanical litter box, and the automated electronic litter box. Let’s examine each:Cleaning the litter box is a necessary chore for a pet owner, but it is made all the more easier with a self-cleaning litter box. Different models are available, with different advantages for each. Some models even offer a self-cleaning feature, which is very convenient for pet owners who have a busy schedule or simply do not like hand cleaning the litter box. There are different types of self-cleaning litter boxes available with the majority falling into one of two categories. Self-cleaning litter boxes are typically either electric based which utilize sensors and mechanical features to clean the box or self-cleaning units that require some type of manual action to be applied."Mechanical" Difficulties. Sometimes a cat may use the litter box,but stands too close to the rim and goes over the side. This is easy to correct. Give the cat a hooded litter box and place a mat in front. Covered litter boxes are designed to prevent the unattractive odor and appearance of a dirty litter box to offend the human inhabitants of the household. Some uncovered litter boxes have special elevated rims to catch "flying" litter. Recently mechanical self cleaning litter boxes have arrived in the marketplace, with some using traditional scoopable litter and the newest using washable recycling litter. You need to use the type of litter and litter box that your cat prefers, not what you prefer or what brand is on salethis week at the store.