Designer Catbox Provides Stylish Accommodations For Kitty

Sat, Aug 18, 2012

Litter & Hygiene

Here’s another stylish option for concealing the litter box that’s neutral enough, and comes in a variety of finishes, to match every decor. It’s the Designer Catboxand it has a simple design that could work equally well with a range of decorating styles, from traditional, to casual, to modern. The hinged top allows for easy access, and I like the two-part interior, including a separate entrance with offset openings. This requires kitty to navigate her way through the entrance area, helping to capture tracked litter before it exits the enclosure.

Of course, you’d need to be careful with this kind of litter box enclosure in a multi-cat household because it could be a potential ambush area. I’d like the design even better if there were two¬†entrances/exits.

The Designer Catbox measures¬†29.1″ x 20.6″ x 20.8″ and comes in white, espresso, and black finishes.

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10 Responses to “Designer Catbox Provides Stylish Accommodations For Kitty”

  1. 1
    karen

    You also have to be somewhat careful if your cat is a ‘sprayer.’ I had a fairly nice enclosed box like that (no separate ‘entrance area’). At least one of my cats would back all the way to the back of the box & let loose. This sprayed the back wall, which dripped down onto the floor, which then got to the point that it saturated the floor (even though I did try to keep it cleaned up) and buckled the floor. Plus … the smell. I finally put contact paper on the bottom & sides, but by that time the smell would have permeated anything. So use caution!
    (On the other hand, almost no one knew it was a litter box, and it was in the living room. It scores big points for that.)

  2. 2
    Karen

    Wow–similar experience for another Karen! I purchased the white version last fall and found that the box doesn’t contain the smell any better than an open box, the cats didn’t like going “in the dark,” so the lid is almost always up, and one of my three almost always goes right over the edge of the litter pan and so the inside of the box is a mess. Would only recommend for smaller sized cats.

  3. 3
    jmuhj

    It’s a nice design, no doubt about it. But you’re absolutely right, as is karen posting above. And who on earth would put their cat’s litterbox in the LIVING ROOM??? ;(

  4. 4
    Kim

    I have this box in white and like the previous poster said, it’s not perfect but if you must have a box out in the open it is definitely a good-looking option. I put clear caulk on all of the inside seams once it was assembled to minimize any urine soaking into the pressed wood. If there are accidents, the laminated sides and bottom clean up easily. If you have a small to medium cat – this box works well, though I do recommend using a litter tray that has an added flange (cut the flange to allow easy entry and exit) which minimizes the kicked litter. My XL cat misses the litter box every time when he tries to go in here, so it is in a place that is off limits to him.

  5. 5
    Susan

    I have this box in my living room, and I LOVE it! I’m in a multi-cat household, and haven’t run into any ambush problems. It’s attractive, and easy to assemble. I recommend it highly for those who live in a smaller space and need a way to make their litter box more attractive. The separate litter tracking area really does work well. I added a little track mat in that area to really keep the litter in well. I feel the price is really reasonable for the quality of the product.

  6. 6
    Texas, a cat in New York

    We can also sit on top of it! Great furniture!
    Purrs

  7. 7
    Teresa

    Very nice, but with four kids, yes it would be great to play ambush games, specially with the one that does not appreciate it. this has even kept her from using the four open ones that I have for them.

  8. 8
    DeKa

    Wow! If I had one of these for my kitties, it would stop my dog from rading their kittie box!

  9. 9
    Amber

    We have this in our foyer, under the front window. It’s very attractive and the cats love to perch on it to look out the front window. We found a litter pan that fits the dimensions pretty exactly so no problems there. Our three cats use it fine although we found when we added another box in another part of the house, they use this one less. It’s really good construction and I love that you can put the hole on either side and the interior wall is removable if need be.

  10. 10
    Elizabeth

    I have this one and my cat loves it. It has been in our living room and bedroom. We live in a small apartment and while we do have a second box in the bathroom she rarely uses that one and made it pretty clear that she hated it when it was her only option. That being said, I got mine off of Craigslist from someone who’s cats wouldn’t use it. In my opinion that interior wall may have been part of the problem, as when combined with the litter box it can leave a very small opening for the cat to go through. We took ours out and the C.C. is quite happy with it.


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