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Out of kitty litter

I'm out of kitty litter and can't go to the store until tomorrow or Tues. What can I use as temporary kitty litter for a day or so? (Don't laugh. I've never had a cat before).

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Asked by jenny3344 at 10:47 AM on Dec. 15, 2013 in Pets

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  • Sand, dirt, potting soil.

    Answer by AuntieV at 10:49 AM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • If you absolutely have to use dirt or something... clean it very often. It's going to reek, and reek badly.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:51 AM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • You don't have any left in the litter box at all? Do you clean it daily?

    I've heard some people say you can use finely shredded newspaper but, like Ginger said, that's going to reek. You'd have to replace it every time your cat uses the box.

    Answer by Brawn at 11:15 AM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • DO you have those wood pellets that come in 50# bags? They're supposed to be for the stove/heating source for houses. It's JUST like feline pine, a type of litter, but is WAY cheaper.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:27 PM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • Sawdust

    Answer by goldpandora at 12:34 PM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • Like Brawn said, shredded newspaper. That's what they tell you to use after getting a cat de-clawed. But it will be stinky and very messy when you have to clean it.

    Answer by Lobelia at 4:18 PM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • yeah, I was gonna say shredded paper but sawdust, soil, whatever.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 6:26 PM on Dec. 15, 2013

  • Rip up newspaper and put it in the box. It is soft on the paws and is good for temporary until you can get to the store.

    Answer by kbpegasus at 9:56 PM on Dec. 26, 2013

  • Dirt. That's what we always used whenever we ran out.

    Answer by JenniferMiller0 at 7:55 PM on Jan. 3, 2014

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