How to Transition to Eco-Friendly Cat Litter

A friendly guide on how to transition your cat to recycled paper cat litter.

So, you're thinking about making the switch to Call of Nature, huh? That's awesome! You're not only taking care of your furry friend but also doing your bit for the planet.

But, let's be real, getting your cat on board with a new eco-friendly litter can sometimes feel like herding cats, right? Don't worry, though, we’ve got some down-to-earth tips to help smooth out the process.

  1. Take it Slow: Cats can be creatures of habit, so transitioning cats to a new litter can take time. Start off by mixing a bit of Call of Nature with their current litter. Over a week or two, gradually increase the amount of Call of Nature until it's all they're using. This gradual transition helps reduce stress and ensures a smoother adjustment period for your furry friend to their new eco-friendly litter.
  2. Watch and Learn: Keep an eye on your cat during the transition. Some will take to it like a duck to water, while others might need a little more convincing. Adjust your approach based on how they're feeling about it. Pay attention to their behaviour and body language to gauge their comfort level with the new litter.
  3. Keep it Clean: Cats are clean freaks and like a clean litter box, so it is important to make sure their litter box stays fresh. Scooping litter regularly and changing the litter as needed. How often should you change your litter? Depending on how often your cat uses their tray, we recommend changing the litter completely at least once a week. A clean litter box not only encourages your cat to use it but also promotes good hygiene and reduces the risk of litter box aversion.
  4. Pawsitive Reinforcement: Be sure to give positive reinforcement for cats using litter. After your cat has done their business try offering a treat or two. Associating the new litter with positive experiences encourages your cat to continue using it and reinforces good litter box habits.
  5. Address Concerns: If your cat is not using the new litter immediately, they seem unsure or downright opposed it, try offering them different options to choose from. And if you still have concerns about switching cat litter, chat with your vet for some expert advice. It's normal for cats to be hesitant about change, so be patient and understanding during the transition process.
  6. Be Patient: Rome wasn't built in a day, and just like building Rome, transitioning cats to a new litter takes time too. Give your cat time to adjust, and before you know it, they'll be purring with joy over their new litter box setup. Every cat is unique, so it may take some time for them to fully embrace the change.

By following these tips, you can help make the transition to Call of Nature litter a smooth and stress-free experience for both you and your cat. Not only will you be reducing your environmental impact, but you'll also be providing your cat with a comfortable and sustainable litter option.

Say goodbye to your old litter and hello to a cleaner, greener litter box experience with Call of Nature!

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