As a cat lover or owner, for sure you’re aware that the litter box struggle might be real. Aside from having lots of them, you also have to understand where to place them so that you will still have a clean environment at home.
Litter boxes are essential to have, however, they are not attractive to look at. As a matter of fact, even the cleanest litter box can be smelly sometimes.
Either way, if you don’t have any idea what to do on your cat’s litter box then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will show you six litter box ideas to make life neater while offering your cats some privacy to their business.
1. Litter Box Inside A Byholma Chest
- Work Gloves (optional)
- Safety goggles (optional)
- Glue Gun
- Shelf Liner (clear)
- Litter pan
- Wire cutters
- Byholma Chest
- Unfold the chest, then set it vertical.
- Cut over the rattan on one side. Determine which side you would want to leave exposed. Once you’ve decided snip the rattan using wire cutters from top to button.
- After removing the horizontal rattan knitting, remove the vertical supports. Make sure to remove it fairly by winding and pushing inside.
- Clean the edges. Also, check and look for nails stabbing out.
Note: If you do not want to line the box, then you are finished. Just simply place the base to the bottom and install your litter box. But if you are going to line it, then continue to the next step.
- When it comes to lining the box, you can make use of hot glue and shelf liner. Tack the sides down using a glue to that it would stay upright.
- Lastly, drop on the litter pan and you’re finished.
2. Kitty Litter Bin Obscurer
- Shelving unit and swinging door
- Dishwasher mat
- Litter Bin
- Deodorizers (optional)
- Cat door
- Make a hole to any side of the shelving unit you would like. Even so, this is a matter of liking. But nevertheless, we think it is best when you make a hole in the left side of the shelving unit.
- Mount a cat door, make sure it will suit to your pet’s size.
- Put the litter bin inside.
- Sprinkle some deodorizers such as homemade activated charcoal and baking soda. These deodorizers will significantly minimize the litter box’s odor.
Without a doubt, this litter box idea will make a good job hiding your bin and giving your cat a privacy when doing his/her business.
3. Cat Cabinets
- IKEA PS Lockers
- Tin Snips (heavy-duty)
- Cat door kit
- Drill bit and drill that is designed for drilling over metal.
After assembling the lockers or cabinets, make a hole for your cat’s door by means of following the template which came with the cat door kits.
On the other hand, the cabinets come with shelves but you don’t need them. Better yet hang them on your walls for instant magnet boards.
Either way, drill some pilot of holes nearby the traced line so that you will be able to get the durable tin snips to the cabinet in order to cut the door.
Mark the screw holes and drill over. Connect your cat’s door and secure.
There you have it an easy cabinet where you can place your cat’s litter box.
4. Bedroom Litter Box
- Chest with two drawer
- Pet door
If you are sharing the same bedroom with your kitten’s litter box, then this idea is for you.
This litter box idea is very easy to make. All you have to do is, bore a hole that perfectly matches to your available pet’s door on top of the drawer. After which assemble the chest according to the instructions. And there you have it a litter box that can be placed in your bedroom neatly.
5. Kitty Loo
- Wall Cabinet (FAKTUM)
- White door
- Litter box
- Vinyl Roll (Self-adhesive)
- Cat Flap
- Assemble the frame.
- Cut the access hole for the cat flap using a jigsaw. Make sure to follow the template that comes with the cat flap.
- Once you have made holes on the bottom and top of the shelf cover the sides using a self-adhesive vinyl. Even so, you can also cover the inner part of the cabinet so that the litter would not fall into the holes.
- Fixed a push opener to the cabinet, to ensure that you will be able to open the door with ease. In addition, you can screw a hook where you can place the litter scoop.
- To avoid leakage of litter on your floor, place a plastic textured mat between the cat flap and litter tray. You can also place bicarbonate of soda on a glass and put it inside the cabinet, to absorb the nauseating
- After which, check if you can open and clean the box effortlessly.
6. Living Room Litter Box
- Eight screws (intended for hinges)
- Two hinges
- Ikea Corras Side Table
Similar to other ideas in this list, the living room litter box is also easy to make.
First off, remove the 4 casters by means of removing the bolts clasping the casters to the bottom of the table.
After which, transform the shelf to a door by means of attaching the 2 hinges to the front part of the table. Even so, since the shelf comes with a table, you don’t have to resize or trim it, because it was a seamless fit.
However, if you’re not comfortable with visible hinges, you don’t have to worry because you can purchase unseen cabinet hinges from any hardware store. Lastly, place the litter tray inside of it.
Either way, your cat will be able to access this litter box from the back. But when it comes to cleaning you can access the box from the front.
There you have it the six litter box ideas that will make life neater and offer your cats some privacy while doing their business.
Hopefully, this content helps you a lot in maintaining a clean and fresh environment not only for yourself and family but for your cats as well.