It's not really gross on a large area - we couldn't - we'd smell it!

-----Original Message-----
From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG
Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 5:35 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =

There is 124 acres to put it on.  Poop gets pitched into unused  
fields--far from the house.  I can't see a difference between theirs  
and that of the numerous cats who stray this way/deer/buzzards/turkey  
etc. The pee turns the pellets into sawdust.  It may sound gross but  
it really isn't

On Jul 8, 2011, at 4:28 PM, Natalie wrote:

> You throw it outside?  Not the poop, though, do you?
> I can't imagine doing that with all my cat's doodoos....or all the  
> pee!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG
> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 4:15 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =
>
> I like it a lot.  My boys came from a pine thicket so it was a natural
> thing for them.  I can pitch the sawdust into the fields, use it
> around trees or compost it.
> On Jul 8, 2011, at 2:56 PM, Katy Doyle wrote:
>
>> Well, this has inspired me to check out Feline Pine - has anyone
>> used it
>> before?
>>
>> I'd be interested in trying the ExquisiCat, but no stores sell it in
>> my
>> town.
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Same here - I might try it on a very small group.....
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
>>> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lynda
>>> Wilson
>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 1:19 PM
>>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =
>>>
>>> I've seen that brand and have always wondered how cats like it. But
>>> I won't
>>> switch unless they tell me they want a change, lol!
>>>
>>> good to know, thanks for sharing!
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Terri Brown" <siggies...@hotmail.com>
>>> To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 12:08 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =
>>>
>>>
>>>> Petsmart carries a wheat litter that is relatively inexpensive.
>>>> Exquisicat Natural Wheat.  I'm transitioning to this....
>>>>
>>>> I bought a bag for my FLUTD boy, and the gang seems to be making  
>>>> the
>>>> switch well.  It's also scoopable, and I haven't noticed any
>>>> litter box
>>>> odors.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe give this a try.  It's a little cheaper than Swheat Scoop.
>>>>
>>>> =^..^= Terri, Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Travis, Dori
>>>> and 6
>>>> furangels: Ruthie, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth, Alec, Salome and  
>>>> Sammi
>>>> =^..^=
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: Cindy McHugh<mailto:ci...@furangels.org>
>>>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
>>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 9:08 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for sharing this information. I
>>>> just
>>>> checked both types of litter I have in the house and neither have  
>>>> an
>>>> ingredient label. One is Fresh Step and the other is Premium
>>>> Choice All
>>>> Natural Unscented. I just found the Premium Choice at Pet Supplies
>>>> Plus
>>>> and
>>>> haven't opened/tried it yet.
>>>>
>>>> I tried Feline Pine previously, but the cats didn't like it. I
>>>> used to
>>>> use
>>>> something by Arm & Hammer that was almost like saw dust, but it was
>>>> getting
>>>> so expensive as I took in more cats that I went back to the  
>>>> clumping
>>>> clay -
>>>> not realizing the risks. I'll try the method you described using
>>>> regular
>>>> litter and baking soda.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks again for sharing this info. I'll be sure to pass it on to
>>>> others
>>>> I
>>>> know who are using the clumping litter.
>>>>
>>>> Cindy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Natalie" <at...@optonline.net<mailto:at...@optonline.net>>
>>>> To:
>>>> <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>>
>>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 8:36 AM
>>>> Subject: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Here's more, and this is just the tip of the iceberg!
>>>>>
>>>>> The #1 Authority On Pet Products, Care and Services Pet Owners
>>>>> Trust
>>>> Most
>>>>>
>>>>> Kitty Litter with a Serious Warning
>>>>>
>>>>> Vets have been reporting more and more kitty illnesses related to
>>>> litter.
>>>>> Certain litters are actually causing serious problems for our
>>>>> feline
>>>>> friends
>>>>> including asthma, bronchitis, intestinal blockage and possibly  
>>>>> even
>>>> lung
>>>>> cancer.
>>>>>
>>>>> Most litters are loaded with chemicals to reduce odor and help  
>>>>> with
>>>>> absorption. These chemicals are released into the air when your  
>>>>> cat
>>>> digs
>>>>> in
>>>>> the litter box. The dust from the litter gets into the cat's
>>>>> lungs and
>>>> can
>>>>> wreak havoc on its immune system, putting his or her health in
>>>> jeopardy.
>>>>> With every visit to the litter box, your cat may be polluting its
>>>> lungs.
>>>>> Damage can occur in just a short period of time.
>>>>>
>>>>> Clumping clay litter, which forms a hard ball when it gets wet,
>>>>> is one
>>>> of
>>>>> the most harmful types on the market. Several brands use this
>>>>> clay to
>>>> make
>>>>> their litter easier to scoop. What makes it clump? It's a natural
>>>>> clay
>>>>> ingredient called sodium bentonite. In this case, "natural" is not
>>>> always
>>>>> safe. Here's the problem: When this clay gets wet it expands and
>>>>> forms
>>>> a
>>>>> hard mass. So when your cat or kitten digs in the litter box it's
>>>> stirring
>>>>> up clay dust and breathing it in. Once it gets into their lungs,  
>>>>> it
>>>>> expands
>>>>> from the moisture, and in time builds up, causing all sorts of  
>>>>> lung
>>>>> problems
>>>>> like the ones mentioned above.
>>>>>
>>>>> Some clumping litters actually post a warning right on the bag;  
>>>>> "Do
>>> Not
>>>>> Let
>>>>> Cat Ingest Litter". It is ridiculous to think that you can stop
>>>>> your
>>>> cat
>>>>> from breathing while visiting the litter box .You cannot stop
>>>>> your cat
>>>>> from
>>>>> grooming itself with its tongue or stop your new kitten from
>>>>> swatting
>>>> and
>>>>> nibbling on the litter. Anything their tongue contacts gets
>>>>> ingested.
>>>> Once
>>>>> the clay litter is inside the cat or kitten and expands, it not
>>>>> only
>>>> could
>>>>> cause dehydration by absorbing all the body's moisture, it could
>>>>> also
>>>> form
>>>>> a
>>>>> hard mass in the intestines over a period of time, which could be
>>>> fatal.
>>>>>
>>>>> The problem of health difficulties and even deaths resulting from
>>>> clumping
>>>>> litters extend far beyond cats and kittens to ferrets, rabbits,  
>>>>> and
>>>> even
>>>>> dogs that raid litter boxes. So what can you do? The solution is
>>>>> easy,
>>>>> simple and inexpensive. Switch to a biodegradable, dust and clay
>>>>> free,
>>>>> non-clumping litter. Many of these biodegradable litters are made
>>>>> from
>>>>> recycled paper, which will help to save the environment as well as
>>> your
>>>>> pet.
>>>>> You can find these products almost anywhere, just read the label.
>>>>> If
>>>>> you're
>>>>> worried about odor, sprinkle a small amount of baking soda in
>>>>> with the
>>>>> litter. It works better than litter deodorizers that just cover up
>>>> odors
>>>>> instead of absorbing them. You can also find a litter box with a
>>>>> top
>>>> that
>>>>> has a filter for odor control.
>>>>>
>>>>> Now that you know some of the dangers and their solutions  
>>>>> regarding
>>>> kitty
>>>>> litter, hope you will pass this information on to a friend. You
>>>>> could
>>>> be
>>>>> saving the health or life of an animal.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>>> Felvtalk mailing list
>>>>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/
>>> felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>>> <http:
>>> //felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> Felvtalk mailing list
>>>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/
>>> felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>>> <http:
>>> //felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org>
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> Felvtalk mailing list
>>>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Felvtalk mailing list
>>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/
>>> felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Felvtalk mailing list
>>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/
>>> felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Felvtalk mailing list
>> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/ 
>> felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Felvtalk mailing list
> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Felvtalk mailing list
> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org


_______________________________________________
Felvtalk mailing list
Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org



_______________________________________________
Felvtalk mailing list
Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Reply via email to