Cat Care

New Year Thoughts

New Year Thoughts

Another trip around the sun! Pottycats is still evolving as a company, but our core mission remains the same: healthier, happier cats and us. A trip down memory lane. Here's a little story for those who are new to us. Pottycats was founded in 2018 in order to find a non-toxic and safe alternative cat litter for our fur baby. We had zero to little knowledge as first-time cat owners and had been using bentonite sand and crystal cat litter for the longest time. After many vet visits and IV drips, we determined that cat litter was the source of our...

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How to clean and care for your stainless steel litter box?

How to clean and care for your stainless steel litter box?

We all love stainless steel appliances for it's durability and odour resistant, especially in the kitchen, and your cat's potty accessory is no exception with PottyBox. Stainless steel produces a thin layer of chromium oxide that keeps it from rusting. The big question is, how long can it last? With proper care, a good quality stainless steel can last up to 20 years or more!  Preventive and Care  PottyBox is made of high-quality food-grade stainless steel, the same material used to make professional cookware. Rust is an iron oxide that forms when iron and oxygen react in the presence of water...

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How can using plant-based cat litter benefit the earth?

How can using plant-based cat litter benefit the earth?

Having a cat at home is an adorable stress reliever. But this can also come with a challenge—a pungent smell from your pet’s pee and poop! Cats produce lots of body waste, thus cat litter matters. Choosing the right choice of cat litter can make a significant difference to your cat, your entire household and the earth. What Is a Plant-Based Cat Litter? Anyone with a cat knows that scooping daily is part of a cat owner’s life. This does not only include scooping poop but also getting rid of it afterward. This involves using bags, liners, and other storage until...

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Should You Change Your Cat’s Food as They Grow?

Should You Change Your Cat’s Food as They Grow?

Cats' nutritional needs vary throughout their lives. As kittens, they need nutrient-rich food to help them grow. But as they grow older and reach their adult size, you need to switch them from kitten to adult food.  If you've got a senior cat on your hands, you'll need to shift to a healthier diet. Apart from the age factor, you may also want to change your cat's food if it is sick, or experiencing unhealthy weight loss or gain.  In case you're wondering how to change your cat's food as it ages, here’s how to do it: Transition Preparation Keep...

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Should I feed my cats wet food, dry food, or both?

Should I feed my cats wet food, dry food, or both?

New cat parents might face a dilemma walking down the long cat food aisle inside the grocery store—what to feed their cats. They might be clutching a can of wet cat food in one hand and a pack of dry cat food in the other and weighing the pros and cons of each. Wet VS Dry Cat Food The debate between wet versus dry food for cats has not reached a consensus yet, but experts agree that each has its benefits and drawbacks. Wet Cat Food Wet cat food is more expensive. Wet cat food can spoil quickly and will...

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