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Old 12-02-2013, 08:51 AM - Thread Starter
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I moved from the country into a small apartment and our 2 female/spayed cats live in here with us. Any tricks on neutralising the odour from their litter box as much as possible? They poop like 5 times a day EACH and I can't be picking poop out tens times a day, I try to keep it down to just morning and evening, but it stinks! :-(  Do all cat owners pick the poop out 5-10 times a day? Do you just have to live with the smell? It's annoying:-(

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I use a wood chip based litter, seems to absorb the smell much better than the normal stuff, I only have one cat though and she uses it 2 or 3 times per day.  If I'm here I scoop as soon as she does it but if not the wood really seems to help.  

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What comes out depends quite a bit on what goes in, so it might be worth experimenting with different cat foods to see which produces the most tolerable results.

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Some commercial cat litters include baking soda as one of the ingredients. I wonder if it would be safe (or useful) to sprinkle the litter lightly with baking soda?

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