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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2011, 11:04:46 AM »

I found this:

Kitty Litter - There are two kinds of kitty litter, regular and clumping. Both are dangerous. Clumping litter contains ingredients which can absorb moisture and swell to over 10 times their size, possibly causing crop impaction, gastrointestinal tract obstruction and death. Even if not eaten, there is a possibility of inhalation of the powdered portion of kitty litter. These products absorb liquid and make poop examination difficult.

I wouldn't risk it!

Newspaper is great and cheap too  :biggrin:
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2012, 06:46:02 PM »

I used cheap in perfumed cat litter in my aviary in Spain for my lovebirds for 8 years with no problems at all.also used it for the Quaker parrot I had there too.
When I got my grey,I decided against using it..as he would be getting cleaned out everyday and cat litter would prove too expensive anyway.i use newspaper for her cage bottom and after reading your story I'm so glad I did:/
I'm so sorry for your loss,how awful for you xxx
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« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2012, 09:03:34 PM »

I've not read this before ,omg what a shame .
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #24 on: August 25, 2014, 08:53:39 AM »

Hi there

I have a couple of queries re toxins

- I have been using the natural cat litter for years and have now seen this warning - yikes!

I stopped using newspaper as my AG was ripping it up "as soon as I'd changed it" - the shreddings were being used to nest.

Any suggestions ?


2 - what pots CAN I use as they all seem to be non stick these days?

Many thanks - Irene
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #25 on: August 25, 2014, 09:16:40 AM »

Hi Irene
I use cast iron saucepans and the jml ceracraft ? Frying pans
As for paper at the bottom for nesting I too had this prob
My cages are in a birdroom so for me this didn't look bad
But i put the tray on the floor below the cage (I use grills) so coco couldn't reach
I now have a cage where the depth between grill and tray is too far to reach :) x
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2014, 10:33:32 AM »

I use ceracraft frying pans, stainless saucepans & i've just bought a 'green earth' wok which is amazing.
I use newspaper on the bottom of Yvie's cage, she never ever climbs to the bottom of her cage so she doesn't touch it.
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #27 on: August 25, 2014, 05:29:56 PM »

Thank you for this. I'm off to check the pots now

Having read the post re the car litter I have removed it - the newspaper has been in 5 minutes and it's shredded argh! Lol

My problem was it laid 4 eggs - I was advised not to have anything in the cage to make a nest.   

I do have a grill but I'm sure he'll escape (he! Yep - until HE surprised me with the egg! Lol)

Off to check gap between grill and floor

Thank you anyway - Irene 😃
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Re: Cat Litter
« Reply #28 on: August 26, 2014, 07:00:54 AM »

This can be a really tricky one :secret
  Coz if it gets that hormonal it will lay eggs on the grill with paper in or not .
.Ours does :cry2:
If we don't have paper in when shes hormonal she really  mutilates herself :cry2:till she gets nesting material. But there all different. 
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