2 Scoop Kitty Poop Method - a Really Fast Way to Clean the Kitty Litter




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I hate cleaning the kitty litter. I'm also very lazy.

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Step 1: The Story

I used to own an Omega Paw, but my cats outgrew it. If you haven't seen, check it out here. It worked for years, but even so, I only cleaned the kitty litter once a day or at laziest, once every other day.

Eventually, we moved to a place with a smaller bathroom and it become cumbersome. I eventually relented and got rid of it. However, I dreaded the idea of having to scoop around for kitty litter.

I would go and watch my friends' cats and they always had 1 scoop. This meant quite a few minutes of digging around to find the clumps. My laziness and creativity merged for a better solution.

(I made that clump using water. I had cleaned it earlier.)

Step 2: How to Use 2 Scoops

Video of the 2 scoop kitty poop method

My solution: Use 2 scoopers.

Rather than having to scoop under and push the clumps to the edge, you use 2 to dig and clamp the clumps. It reduces kitty litter cleaning time to about 30 seconds.

In fact, I now clean the kitty litter twice a day (unheard of before!!!) - once in the morning and once in the evening.

Note 1: I would recommend getting 2 different size scoops. I have a large mesh one and small mesh one. The small mesh one goes a lot slower, but helps me get smaller clumps that the larger one doesn't catch. I usually use the larger mesh one in my main hand as I use it more often.

Note 2: I use a walnut shell based kitty litter called Applaws Nature´s Calling. It's flushable, which is why I buy it. It actually smells okay and clumps pretty well. There is very little dust (to which I am allergic - other brands make my skin itch).

I would recommend getting a flushable brand because it saves on having to use plastic bags and it's so much quicker!

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    3 years ago

    just a thought, if you have a septic tank rather than a municipal sewer system you should probably avoid flush able stuff. It will fill up your tank and require that it be pumped out.

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    Reply 3 years ago

    True. I would check with local regulations and requirements regarding flushable litter.

    Two scoop into a bag or bin if flushing isn't possible.


    3 years ago

    Too bad they can't just go in the toilet!! ;)