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Dogs that Eat Cat Litter

August 24th, 2012 No comments

How many of you live with dogs and cats in your home? For those of you that have both, how many of you have dogs that enjoy eating cat litter? Both Charm and Daisy enjoy eating cat poop, and it’s been a constant source of frustration for me. I did switch over to a corn based litter a long time ago, because I felt it was a bit more consumption friendly than clay.

Having said that, I’m also trying various things to deter them from even getting into the litter box. Currently, the litter box resides inside a soft-sided crate and I have it wedged in the corner of the room. I didn’t think they could get to the entrance of the crate, but I was wrong!

My latest attempt was to install an extra tall baby gate with a small pet access door to the room that has the litter box. The small pet access door would let the cat come and go as he pleases, but would keep Charm out. I knew keeping Daisy out would still be an issue, because she’s small enough to fit through the pet access door.

So my next brilliant idea was to also install a regular sized baby gate at the entrance to the hallway which leads to the room with the litter box. This one would keep Daisy out, but not Charm. He can jump over this one. No worries though, because he can’t jump over the extra-tall one.

So between the 2 baby gates I thought I had my problem solved. I should know better than that! Charm’s one smart/determined dog. Check out the video below, and you’ll see why I’m back to square one. Does anyone have any dog-eating-cat-litter deterrent ideas that actually work? Please post in the comments below. I would love to hear about them.


Fun for Your Friday!

January 20th, 2012 No comments

Charm just finished up a bath (he doesn’t like them), and decided to voice his opinion on whether his sister Daisy should get a bath too. Enjoy!


Frankie’s Flush Fascination – by Frankie

January 4th, 2012 No comments

Teehee! My favorite game in the world is to hide from Mom and see how long it takes her to find me. I’m usually pretty good at picking my hiding places. I have to remember to stop hiding in the bathroom though. That dang ceramic water bowl flushes me out of hiding every time! I just can’t resist the sound it makes or the water swishing down the bowl. What’s even better is that the bowl fills back up with water all by itself! This is the coolest thing since sliced tuna! Well, maybe not that cool, but pretty close! If you don’t believe me check it out for yourself. Mom caught the whole thing on video! P.S. Mom mentioned something about teaching me how to go potty in the toilet. Why on earth would I want to do that? Has she not seen me drink out of it? Could someone please tell her she’s crazy!


Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2011 No comments
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What Dogs Have to Say About Dog Fighting

August 8th, 2011 No comments
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Pitbull vs. Kitten – An Unusual Pair

June 25th, 2011 No comments
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