We’ve certainly come a long way from the traditional clay cat litter assortment. Thanks to new formulas being developed, kitty litter is now available in greater variety.
But how do you know what is suitable for your furry friend?
In this issue, we check out seven different cat litter types highlight the pros and cons of each brand of cat litter to help you make your decision. some of the brands of cat litter that we checked out include:
- Breeder Celect
- Cat’s Best
- Fussie Cat
- Kit Cat
- Nurture Pro
- Tom & Pus
- World’s Best
Let’s dive right in to take a look.
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1. Breeder Celect Cat Litter
Made from recycled paper products, Breeder Celect Cat Litter is a natural paper cat litter. With no additives and chemicals, it is perfect for eco-friendly pet owners.
According to zero waste and green living expert Antonia Ko, you can use eco-friendly cat litter as compost after you’re done with it!
Unlike traditional kitty litter, these compressed and highly absorbent paper pellets do not clump upon contact with liquids but retain their shape even when wet, making it an economical choice as it allows the litter to last longer.
Don’t worry about odours as it has great odour control properties. It is also lightweight and dust-free, helping to minimise tracking. What’s more, it’s not just for cats but is also suitable for small animals like rabbits!
2. Cat’s Best Sensitive
Cat’s Best is a 100% natural cat litter made from refined active wood fibres. The Sensitive variant is especially formulated with green, organic hygiene pearls that act as natural odour control to keep unpleasant smells at bay.
It is extremely absorbent and clumps well which makes cleaning up a breeze. Thanks to its extra fine and lightweight grains, the litter is significantly softer and gentler on your cat’s paws making it perfect for felines who don’t like rougher textures.
However, expect some tracking as the grains are so fine and light that they end up outside of the litter box.
Soft on paws
3. Fussie Cat Japanese Soybean Litter (Original)
Another alternative is the Fussie Cat Japanese Soybean Litter. It is a soy-based cat litter made from natural fibres that are three times more absorbent than clay.
The pellets are slightly larger in size, and the efficient clumping formula helps prevent tracking as they don’t stick to your cat’s paws.
It is easy to clean as the pellets have little dust, remain clumped and do not break apart easily or stick to the bottom of the litter box.
It also does a good job at odour control which is always a plus point for cat parents. Since it is made from biodegradable and environmentally-friendly materials, it is toxic free and safe if ingested — and also flushable!
4. Kit Cat Organic Bamboo Clump (Short Hair)
Kit Cat Organic Bamboo Clump is an eco-friendly cat litter made with all natural and organic ingredients with no added chemicals and dyes making it safe for all cats.
It is highly absorbent and can absorb up to three times more than clay, but what makes it stand out is that it instantly clumps upon contact with liquids and controls odours well.
The natural bamboo fibres are dust-free, and have a soft and light consistency with antibacterial properties so it is safe for sensitive paws.
The grains are also slightly larger than the traditional clay granules which help reduce tracking. Available in two variants for short-haired and long-haired cats.
Soft on paws
5. Nurture Pro Tofu Cat Litter (Green Tea)
As the name suggests, the Nurture Pro Tofu Cat Litter is made from tofu, is environmentally-friendly and 100% biodegradable. It is perfectly safe, non-toxic and free from any synthetic additives and chemicals.
Like other soy-based cat litters, the tofu pellets are lightweight with sponge-like absorbency and has excellent clumping abilities. This prevents it from sticking to your cat’s paws or breaking apart and disintegrating when scooped, greatly reducing chances of tracking.
It has natural odour control properties that help trap unpleasant smells so your litter box stays fresher for longer. It is also dust-free and flushable with a Green Tea scent making cleaning up easier!
6. Tom & Pus Bentonite Litter
If you’re looking for a tried-and-tested formula, Tom & Pus Bentonite Litter has all the dependable qualities of a traditional clay cat litter. It is a made of bentonite and is toxic free with no glue and additives.
Scooping up after your cat is easier thanks to its super absorbent, fine and dense clay granules that have instant clumping and odour control properties.
However, the granules are so fine and light that they have a tendency to stick to your cat’s paws so do expect some tracking around the house. It is also dust-free making it suitable for felines with respiratory concerns.
7. World’s Best Zero Mess Advanced Cat Litter
Zero Mess is the first product in the World’s Best Advanced cat litter series and it doesn’t disappoint. It is an all natural cat litter made with whole kernel corn and plant fibres free from toxins or silica.
Specially designed for high-performance use, it can support a multi-cat household with its super absorbent formula that efficiently traps moisture and odours. It has fast clumping properties that prevent it from sticking to the box or your cat’s paws, greatly reducing tracking and cleaning time.
Owing to its patented blend of concentrated granules, you’ll be using less litter and one bag can go a long way. Did we mention it’s lightweight, dust-free and flushable?
This clumping multi-cat litter is an ultra-premium product, that offers the best odour control. It with 100% pure and natural clay, sodium bentonite, that is recognized worldwide for its high quality.
Its patented technology blocks ammonia release, uniquely neutralizing urine, and faeces odors for 40 days. This ultra-fast clumping and easy-scooping litter makes litter box cleaning so effortless.
OdourLock generates less waste than competing clay litters: you’ll use 45% less litter per year. Plus, it’s dust-free, leaving no tracking on floors or furniture and keeping your cat’s and your family’s respiratory systems safe.
In addition to its original unscented version, OdourLock is now available with a “Calming Breeze” fragrance. Using is “Moisture-Activated Fragrance” technology, OdourLock release his fragrance only on contact with liquid.
The fragrance is also mild, so as not to disturb the cat’s litter box routine. Finally, OdourLock is soft and comfortable for your cat and is easily carried thanks to its side handle!
HighlightsExtra hard clumping
Blocks ammonia for more than 40 days
Soft on paw
Tested by veterinarians