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How many litter boxes do you need for 3 cats?

How many litter boxes do you need for 3 cats?

(Read our interview: Cat from Hell Star Reveals the Top 3 Cat Complaints.) But for multi-cat households, the solution can be as simple as having the right number of litter boxes. “The rule of thumb is one litter box per cat, plus one extra,” Galaxy says.

Will 2 cats share a litter box?

A. Although many cats will happily share a litterbox, it’s not at all uncommon for cats who otherwise get along to draw the line at sharing a potty. While the problem doesn’t always involve hisses and attacks, it usually does involve the use of alternative bathroom facilities that the cat owners rarely like.

How many litter boxes do you need for multiple cats?

Here are some tips for litter box maintenance in a multiple cat household. Each cat in your home should have its own litter box plus one extra. For a household with three cats, for example, experts suggest that you have four litter boxes.

What should I do with my tripawd cat litter box?

To help your tripawd feel extra comfortable, provide them with more than one way to get in/out of the box. Low sides are essential, but are likely to contribute to mess. Use floor protectors, cheap rugs, old towels, heavy-duty rubber litter mats, etc. to help contain the mess and save your floors/sanity.

Where to keep litter box in two story home?

If you live in a two-story home, keep litter boxes on both stories if you allow your cats to move between them. Make sure your cats have uninterrupted access to their litter boxes. If you keep your litter box in a bathroom or closet, make sure to keep the doors open.

Why does my cat use my washing machine as a litter box?

If you have your litter box somewhere warm, like next to a washing machine or by a heater, it may be encouraging mold growth and helping to spread that litter box smell around your house. Move your litter boxes somewhere cool, so it stays clean, contains the odor, and makes your cat feel comfortable using it.