We love our pets. Our furry often scaly friends need non-toxic care too. Take a green step! Give them some tender loving care and be good to the planet too.
Use these basic items and keep them in your pantry to combat odors and maybe accidents. Discover natural litters too.
Baking soda: It is so versatile in use. We all have it as an odor absorbent in our fridge, but how about to soak up stink?
✒ Sprinkle 1/2 cup on carpets, rugs, and your pet’s bed and let it stand for 1o to 15 minutes, then vacuum.
✒ You can also give your dog or cat a dry bath by dousing Baking Soda on them. Use a gentle brush to remove excess powder. This works well for cats and dogs who do not like water.
✒ Baking soda can also be used in litter box to keep it fresh between scoops.
✒ You can make your own cat litter using a small box of baking soda mixed with sandy clay soil to cover two to three inches of the bottom of the liter box.
✒ Bird and and hamster homes can be wiped down using a wet cloth sprinkled with baking soda. Use a thin layer at the bottom of the cage to absorb odors.
Vinegar: We all know the many uses of Vinegar. It is a solvent and antibacterial.
✒ Use equal parts of white distilled vinegar and warm water solution to remove odors or accidents smell.
✒ Vinegar can be used for litter box . You can spray the box and let it stand for 10 minutes, then wipe away with a clean cloth.
Earth Friendly liters:
Yesterday’s News – Nestle/Purina
- Made with recycled paper
- Packaging is recyclable (where facilities exists)
- Unscented – no fragrance
- 3x more moisture absorbent than clay*
- 99.7% dust free
- Tough on odors
- Non-toxic (safe if ingested)
- Designed for low tracking
- Available in 5 lb., 15 lb., and 30 lb. packages
Used by many veterinarians for post surgical kitties. Available at all major pet supply retailers, including PetSmart & PETCO.
The affordable litter is made of processed hardwood and cedar chips.
Free of dust, silica, chemicals, and clay.
Biodegradable and compostable.
Natural scent to boost odor control and repels pests.
Available at some pet supply retailers.