My 3 dogs ate some corn based litter that I had left outside (with the feces removed ) to use on my plants. Two of the dogs developed severe diarrhea, vomitting and shaking and the third dog went into horrible seizures and almost died. He had to be hospitalized for three days. The corn based litter had developed mycotoxins which are very toxic and can be lethal. The companies should have bittering agents because the corn litter smells and tastes good to the dogs. There should also be warnings on the label. I would never risk using a corn or wheat litter again. Feline Pine works great with the Breeze box, and the Cats Pride 100% recycled paper is fantastic
Purina Purina Yesterday's News Paper-Based Cat Litter
Directly from the company: "Though our product is scented with a water-based fragrance, the natural forest scent contains no cedar and is non-toxic. Additionally, the pellets are made from 100% recycled paper (or cellulose fiber), making them 100% biodegradable. Our Crown Animal Bedding is an unscented version of the paper pellets and is positioned as an all purpose animal bedding." I tried this litter in early 1998, and find that it was fine. Good odor control, works fine. The pellets are a bit hard under bare feet, but the cats like it very much.
If your worried about that, try any paper based cat litter.
Ask your veterinarian for advice if your cat has had any operations or health problems. For example, recently declawed cats should use softer, less abrasive litters rather than conventional, chemical litters. Paper-based litters are easier on their paws. Asthmatic cats also may need to use non-chemical litters, as chemical litters can put up a dust that can make breathing more difficult.
Hamster And Cat Paper Based Litter - YouTube
More intriguing, however, is the recipe she gives on how to make your own newspaper-based cat litter. It sounds rather involved, although Cleo claims you should be able to make a two-to-three-week supply of litter in half an hour to 45 minutes—which is easy for her to say, since she can fall back on her "Woe is me, I have no opposable thumbs" schtick and beg off from what she calls a "great afternoon craft project." Cats will be cats.DIY Newspaper Cat Litter The natural absorbency of makes it a viable alternative to traditional cat box fillers. To produce "paper" litter, post-consumer is re-pulped, de-inked, and screened. During the re-pulping process, long fibers are processed back into paper, but short fibers are considered waste. The short fibers are de-watered, pelletized, dried, combined with an odor-control agent, and packaged as cat litter. Like those made from wood, paper litter is also lightweight, about 40% less than clay-based litters. This paper-based litter is also flushable in small quantities.