Best Natural Cat Litters For Your Cat
Review: okocat Natural Pine Cat Litter from Healthy Pet
Disclaimer: Raising Your Pets Naturally is part of the Chewy Influencer Team. I chose a specific product to review, based on my philosophy of natural pet care. I will always try to offer my readers great product selections. Your trust is very appreciated, and never taken for granted. ~Tonya, Dexter and Nutter
As a pet mom focused on raising my pets naturally, I think about every product my pets contact. Toxins add up. What may start out as a small concern, adding that to other “small concerns” or multiplying by daily use can run quickly into problems and toxicity.
When someone asks me what is the best cat litter, I have to say there is no ‘one size fits all.’ Is there ever? People often look for the best clumping cat litter, best cat litter for odor control, or even the best cat litter for multiple cats. Sure, these are all very helpful qualities in a good cat litter, but my first go-to is to look for the best natural cat litter. A cat litter that is safe for my cats.
When I saw that one of the Chewy Influencer selections was okocat litter from Healthy Pet, I was excited to review their pine cat litter. Oko is the German word for ecological, meaning green or organic, and okocat litter is made from 100% natural wood or paper fiber.
Personally, I’m not a fan of clay cat litter. Clay contains silica, which can cause lung disease and lung cancer. Clay is also a known carcinogen when inhaled. Think about all that dust (silica) that you and your cat are inhaling daily as he digs in his litter and you pour and scoop it. Clay also does not biodegrade, so it’s adding to the landfills.
okocat’s natural pine cat litter, on the other hand, is naturally biodegradable. This cat litter is also dust-free and flushable, but I do not recommend flushing any cat litter down the toilet. The natural wood fiber binds and traps liquids and odors so they can’t escape. This is so important in our home. Sometimes other natural cat litters I have used smell like a barn. I’d still rather have a barn smell than toxins, but okocat litter does not have that barnyard smell.
okocat natural wood pine cat litter is natural and does not smell like a barnyard, but does it work? A big yes for us! Nutter has HUGE pees. Maybe it’s the biologically appropriate cat food he receives, I don’t know. But okocat stood up to the challenge. I used one box in Nutter’s cat litter box and the bottom of the box was dry, which hasn’t always been the case with some cat litter. This natural cat litter does a great job of absorbing the urine and odor.
If you are looking for a natural cat litter that offers great odor control, is dust-free, and good for multiple cats, check out okocat from Healthy Pet. Hop over to Chewy for 1-2 day free shipping on orders over $49!
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