So last year I got a dog. I already had a cat and couldn't keep the dog out of the litter box. So I came up with the idea to use an 18 gal storage tub. It works really well. The tall sides keep the dog out and its nice and roomie for the cat! Well tonight I came up with an even better idea. Why not make it a self sifter too. Here is what I came up with....
Step 1: First things first..
You need two totes that are the SAME. Get a drill, and a drill bit - I used a 3/8 bit. And a razor knife. I couldn't find my knife so I just used the blade.
Step 2: Take one of the Lids
I may or may not use the second lid in this project on a later date I'm fiddleing with another idea to expand upond the greatness of this idea. So for now take one of the lids and place it on a tote. Drill lots of holes in the lid you can measure them out or just do some random holes I did both. Having the lid on the tote really helps.
Next take the razor and clean up the holes.
You are pretty much done at this point. Stack the two totes and go ahead and fill'er up with your favorite clumping cat litter.
Step 3: How to use your new box
When the cat has eliminated a few times in thier new box. Seperate the two boxes and place the lid with holes on the box with the dirty litter. Now flip this box on top of the empty box and shake untill the unused litter is in the bottom tote.
You may need to do this side a few times till you get the hang of it. It can still be a little messy!