When you have a cat in your family, you want to make sure you’re doing your best to keep them healthy, clean and feeling loved — just as you would a child. Using natural products is a great way to protect more sensitive cats. And being a little more eco-conscious throughout your home is good for your family, too.
Here are 7 ways to go green for your pet, without spending a lot of green:
You don’t have to make big changes to make a big impact. The small things you do every day can make a difference for your cat, your home — and the environment.
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Tips to freshen things up
Cat Hair Hack
To fight cat fur, put clothes in the dryer for a few minutes before washing to loosen hair.
Go Big on Litter Boxes
Litter boxes should always be large enough for your cat to cover their waste with fresh litter.
More Cats, More Boxes
With multiple cats, vets recommend multiple litter boxes — one per cat, with another as a spare.
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