Cat litter crystal is also known as silica gel cat litter.
It is in fact not a gel, but a solid, granular, porous form of silica, found in quartz. Feline litter is made from silica dioxide sand, plus oxygen and water.
It is a natural occurring mineral which is purified and then manufactured into either a pearl (bead) or granular form.
Silica gel is used in cat litter because of its excellent
ability to absorb moisture and its odor control. The crystal granules
(pearls) act like little sponges quickly absorbing all moisture.
If you have a new kitten or your cat is having problems with their current litter, you may want to consider a change or an alternative.
Every product has its pro's and con's, we explore some of the advantages of silica gel cat litter:
Litter Examples: Petco Crystals (USA) ; Dr Elsey's (USA) ; Exquisicat (USA) ;
Trackless Litter Pearls (UK) ; Pettex (UK)
Whilst this product is the latest development in the cat litter market, it would appear that there are some safety issues related to silica gel.
So with all the products available on the market, you are probably wondering how to select the best cat litter:
There are a wide range of cat litter products available. Select a type that suits your cat.
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