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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #30 on: June 01, 2015, 03:10:34 PM »
I wonder if adding some baking soda to the litter would help get rid of the smell?   :-\
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #31 on: June 02, 2015, 04:57:04 PM »
When I first got cats, I put baking soda in the litter.  Then I read something why that shouldn't be done, so I stopped. Of course, I don't remember NOW what it was that I read... 
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #32 on: June 02, 2015, 06:26:59 PM »
High in sodium content and they lick their paws that get in it--probably.

That along with removing potassium and lowering acidity of blood and urine. Why I rejected it as a natural option for the heartburn I used to have.
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2015, 07:52:56 PM »
High in sodium content and they lick their paws that get in it--probably.

That along with removing potassium and lowering acidity of blood and urine. Why I rejected it as a natural option for the heartburn I used to have.

 :o  Good to know, thanks!
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #34 on: June 03, 2015, 07:15:18 PM »
When I first got cats, I put baking soda in the litter.  Then I read something why that shouldn't be done, so I stopped. Of course, I don't remember NOW what it was that I read... 

Almost word for word what I was going to say, haha!

High in sodium content and they lick their paws that get in it--probably.

That along with removing potassium and lowering acidity of blood and urine. Why I rejected it as a natural option for the heartburn I used to have.

I thought it had to do with breathing in the dust, but this makes a lot of sense too.  thanks Dee.

The good news is, Queen Eva is rolling in the grass litter instead of the clay clumping, which relieves my mind a little.  When I wipe her down after she's rolled in the clay, her fur is slick, slippery, yucky.  Nothing like that with the SmartCat.


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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #35 on: June 04, 2015, 05:49:06 PM »
Our only one that rolls in litter is Arrows.  He never rolls in any box that contains any "deposits."  It still SO grosses me out. 
I read (one opinion) that they do it to leave their scent and "claim" the litter box.  I don't know about that theory.  He isn't consistent with how often or a particular box...whether he is rolling or using.
If Queen Eva ever tells you what her reason is... let me know.  I will consider Smart Cat just for the rolling.  :)
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #36 on: June 06, 2015, 05:19:25 PM »
So I bought some Dr. Elseys.. because of the price of smart cat.....its going back. After trying the Smart Cat, its just way easier than the Dr. elseys. I just cannot scoop that heavy stuff anymore.
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2015, 01:37:31 PM »
So I bought some Dr. Elseys.. because of the price of smart cat.....its going back. After trying the Smart Cat, its just way easier than the Dr. elseys. I just cannot scoop that heavy stuff anymore.

I don't find scooping to be an issue.  It is the 40 pound bags that are a killer! 
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Re: Smart Cat
« Reply #38 on: June 08, 2015, 05:30:10 PM »
^  that too!!
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