Kitty litter pan solution

Good morning. I love my cat but not the mess.
I have the litter pan in the basement and clumping litter.
How do I keep it neat?
The high sides don't help, the larger tray under it doesn't help.
It's a mess.
Any ideas how to keep it contained and not all over the floor?
I can't wait for the ideas!

  10 answers
  • Will your cat use a covered box? I have 6 cats and 3 boxes and that is what I use. We do not have basements, so mine are in the garage with a cat door from the house to the garage. My girlfriend has in a built in cabinet in her office (she works out of her home), and uses a fancy litter I could never afford, and her girl kitty is very neat.
  • Barb Barb on Jul 29, 2017
    Morning, My friend had this same problem with 3- cats and of course I fixed the problem when I had to watch them every year while she goes away for 2- months, I bought a cheap 5x7 rug and placed the pan in the middle and she's got a wooded area in back so I shake it there. Here's another idea i did too and it helped a lot, but buy the largest tote.
    • Judy Judy on Jul 29, 2017
      Oh I have not seen this idea. And I have an extra tote!
      I love you!!!!!
  • Bonnie Henderson Edwards Bonnie Henderson Edwards on Jul 29, 2017
    This really worked well for me, but I had dogs as well. So instead of putting the hole in the side, I put it off center on the top. It took a little patience while they got used to it, but it kept the dogs from the gross tendency to "snack".
  • Lori Lori on Jul 29, 2017
    I just did this! Works great

  • Ginny Ginny on Jul 29, 2017
    Have you tried one with a cover over it?
  • Judy Judy on Jul 29, 2017
    yes he's a kicker. I love the tote idea.
  • Barb Barb on Jul 29, 2017
    Oh I'm so happy you found a solution, happy owner- happy cat😻🐈
  • D Minkema D Minkema on Jul 30, 2017
    I have two cats and 2 litter boxes in the basement. I have plenty of room so I bought a little kiddie swimming pool (the hard plastic kind) and put the two litter boxes in it. Problem solved!
  • ROSE ROSE on Jul 30, 2017
    We have 3 cats, and 4 boxes. What I did was put old news all the way around them. When kitty makes a mess out side the box, all you have to do is, Sweep it up. And put it back in the box, or throw it away. My one always kicks litter out of the box. I use a dust pan sweep it up, Put it back in the box.
  • Judy Judy on Jul 31, 2017
    I did it!

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