Sandboxes are a lot of fun for little children to play in! They are also like giant litter boxes to cats. If the neighborhood cats or maybe even your own keeps on using your sandbox as a litter box, read below!
GitHub - arches/cat: Create objects in a sandbox
Who came up with the idea for the “Sand Box” ad?
That spot was actually one of the last ones written, and was a collaborative effort like the rest. After throwing out a couple of ideas, we decided it would be funny if a cat thought a sand box was a litter box. And to take it one step further, what might a cat think about a human child playing in a litter box? Would they be jealous? Would they laugh? Would they think it was weird? Seemed logical to us; you just have to think like a cat.
How to Keep the Cats Out of Your Sandbox - My Life and Kids
The Litter-Robot will save you time and money. All you have to do is empty the waste drawer about every 7-10 days. You won’t have to spend time crouching uncomfortably over a smelly litter box, and your cat will love it more than any sandbox!
How to Keep Cats Away from Sandboxes: 7 Steps (with Pictures)
First we must understand that behaviors we humans may find repulsiveappear to be normal communication between cats. Cats use scent marking via urine and anal secretionsto communicate with one another (). Spaying or neutering cats greatly reducesand usually even eliminates these marking behaviors. Research has revealed that ninety percent of intact malessignificantly decreased marking after castrationand that female cats in estrus (in heat and therefore not spayed)show an increase in marking (). Regardless of the cat's spay/neuter status,natural elimination behaviors includeinvestigating a potential spot,digging a hole,squatting to pass urine or feces,and covering the area of elimination.Most importantly, keep the litter box cleanby scooping several times dailyand replacing the old litter with new at least once a week. Whether we think like our cats or not,some cats might consider a litter box dirtyif it has been soiled only once. If multiple cats live in the household,consider setting up a video camera to monitor the litter boxesand what goes on in that general area(visitfor a preview). This is useful to see if a particular catis intimidating or cornering another cat in the litter boxfrightening him or her from the area. A cat may be avoiding the litter box due to anxietyfrom being attacked or cornered (). If the house soiling problem persists,you can probably rule out cleanliness, location,and most stress related factors.