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Hello, so I have a good litterbox right now (catit hooded litter box) but I have an idea for an even better one. I want to have a big, covered litterbox, with a CLEAR top. You know, like a transparent one.

I have a covered one now, but I think one of my kittys will benefit from a transparent top. She seems to get spooked from not being able to see whats making noise around her while shes doing her business.

Anyway, does anyone know where I can find one??? I've looked but I can't find any. I want it to be at least 22 in long by 18 in wide by 15 in tall (the dimensions of the one i have now)

Also I dont want one more than like $30, the ones I have now were about $20 each so I Id like to spend about that.

Thanks for reading and helping!
 

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Not sure if these are what you wanted. Amazon has quite a couple with clear top, but not all fits your budget or the size you want. Here's a couple:

1) [ame]http://www.amazon.com/Pureness-Ebytra-Translucent-Enclosed-Assorted/dp/B001U8L8NO/ref=sr_1_30?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1404021203&sr=1-30&keywords=cat+covered+litter+box[/ame]

2) Amazon.com : Iris Hooded Cat Litter Box, Clear : Litter Pans : Pet Supplies

3) http://www.amazon.com/Favorite®-25-Inch-Covered-Enclosed- Available/dp/B00E1XP8BS/ref=sr_1_14?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1404021405&sr=1-14&keywords=cat+covered+litter+box
 

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I have one but have found that over time the plastic has clouded making it kind of opaque. Defeats the purpose. I only bought it for my screened in back porch to protect it from rain. I don't like hooded boxes because they can absorb odors which is a turn off to cats.
 

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I have one but have found that over time the plastic has clouded making it kind of opaque. Defeats the purpose. I only bought it for my screened in back porch to protect it from rain. I don't like hooded boxes because they can absorb odors which is a turn off to cats.
well what kind did you get? thats what im asking for..
 

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Not sure if these are what you wanted. Amazon has quite a couple with clear top, but not all fits your budget or the size you want. Here's a couple:

1) Amazon.com : Pureness Ebytra Giant Translucent Enclosed Cat Litter Pan, Assorted Colors : Pet Litter And House Breaking Aids : Pet Supplies

2) Amazon.com : Iris Hooded Cat Litter Box, Clear : Litter Pans : Pet Supplies

3) http://www.amazon.com/Favorite®-25-Inch-Covered-Enclosed- Available/dp/B00E1XP8BS/ref=sr_1_14?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1404021405&sr=1-14&keywords=cat+covered+litter+box
Thanks, these are okay. Ive seen them but youre right, they arent exactly what I'm looking for. I'll keep looking.
 

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I've never seen one with a see-through hood, probably something you'll have to get custom. I bought a large 40 gallon storage bin and cut a hole in it for an entrance and drilled holes in the top for air\smell to escape. Probably cost less than $15
 

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I've tried them all. The very best that I find works for me and all the cats is a big, rubbermaid storage container. No holes cut in it, they just jump inside it and use it. One of my cats does not put his butt down all the way when he pees, which is what led me to this type of litter box. It works perfect. Even if he keeps his hiney up, it goes on the side. I have 4 cats and 4 litter boxes, and I scoop once a day, and once a week, I wipe down the sides of the litter boxes, push the litter to one side as I wipe down each side. Then, as long as you keep it topped off with quite a bit of litter, I can go a month before I have to take it out and hose out the whole thing. I like scoop away litter the best. It forms tight clumps, and as long as you don't try to scoop them when they are still wet (which is nearly impossible), I think it scoops the best. It is quite dusty, but it does settle and then isn't so bad. I have one cat that is older, and she has her own litter box that the others don't have access to, and for her, I jsut have one that she can step into, but it has high sides, since she can be one of those pee-ers that doesn't sit all the way and get the side of the box. She does have access to the other litter boxes though, the ones she has to jump in, and she can jump into those too without a problem, but she does seem to prefer the one she can just step into. I spend a small fortune on cat litter. About once a week, I top off the boxes, if you keep them pretty full, they don't get gross as quickly.
 

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I have a fairly high sided litter box. But kitten/cat (growing fast) still makes a mess dragging litter outside the box. I wonder if I could just get a rubbermaide container and use as is. So she should most likely just jump over the high sides without cutting at all?
 

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I use a covered box, simular to those in the link, but the hood is a solid white. It doesn't seem to bother my cats one bit. They all have no issues using it and they all seem to have a favourite area of litter they utilise.

I've used a covered box for decades and I've never had any issues with them "absorbing odors". Sure, if the cat just goes, there are moments when you first open the box and get a whiff, but heck that's why you get a covered box, so it IS somewhat contained. Most of the time, the litter takes over, does its job and there is no smell anywhere.

Good luck on your hunt! I wish I could help, but the links snowy put up are about it when it comes to transparent covers... as far as I know.
 

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I have 3 boxes. One is all one color and my girl uses it primarily. I have the swing door taped up so she can just walk in. We did this before I trained them to use the kitty door but now just leave it as it is.
The other 2 boxes were from Petco, which seems are no longer available.
The top is clearish and there is no swinging door. Our cats, when they cover, make a mess. Without a lid, it would be a nightmare.
DH cleans it daily.
 

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Rather than start a new thread, I am considering something like this and was actually wondering about the smells.

I guess I am not so much worried about the plastic absorbing the smells, but whether the box will act as sort of a greenhouse (hot humid climate here) and retain the smell until I next clean it (either the next morning or lately gets done 2ce a day), and turn them off using it?
 

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I've used the same hooded box for years. It doesn't smell and I rarely wash the top. Or the bottom. I cover it in a large kitchen trash bag which works pretty well. Occasionally they get a couple little holes in it from their claws. I wish I could get another box just like it. Now the bottoms are too large for the trash bag so I'm also using an uncovered box just like the covered one and I won't lie, litter gets everywhere! Both cats use both boxes interchangeably.
 

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I've used the same hooded box for years. It doesn't smell and I rarely wash the top. Or the bottom. I cover it in a large kitchen trash bag which works pretty well. Occasionally they get a couple little holes in it from their claws. I wish I could get another box just like it. Now the bottoms are too large for the trash bag so I'm also using an uncovered box just like the covered one and I won't lie, litter gets everywhere! Both cats use both boxes interchangeably.
Thanks :) can you explain what you mean by covering with a trash bag? Sorry if its obvious, I just cant picture it
 

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If you're using a regular litter box, do you have to train your cat to used a hooded one with the swing door?

I'm having a regular box right now but the Arm and Hammer litter I use is extremely good at odor control. We live in a small apartment and you can never smell it.
 

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Thanks :) can you explain what you mean by covering with a trash bag? Sorry if its obvious, I just cant picture it
I basically put the bottom part inside a tall kitchen trash bag. Then put the litter in. Slap the top on and done! When I change it there is sometimes a couple little holes so you have to be a little careful!
 

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G-PEG,

I never really understood the whole purpose of those "liners"...is that to prolong the life of a litter box or to help make clean up easier?
 

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G-PEG,

I never really understood the whole purpose of those "liners"...is that to prolong the life of a litter box or to help make clean up easier?
I have a regular litter box (no hood or high walls) and line the bottom with regular liner and then sifting litter liners. When I clean and just lift the liner up and the litter sifting through the holes. It makes clean up easier and since the bottom is lined with a solid one, the litter box doesn't get dirty and you don't have to scrub it. But you can't use litter liner if you have a hooded or high wall litter box
 

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I have one but have found that over time the plastic has clouded making it kind of opaque. Defeats the purpose. I only bought it for my screened in back porch to protect it from rain. I don't like hooded boxes because they can absorb odors which is a turn off to cats.
Don't know where I got it, but it was local - either Petco or Petsmart. Right now I use the bottom part without the hood because I like the high sides.

Tabbcat, I use the sifters in the cat room for pine pellets, but on the few occasions I tried it with the scoopable litter I found it to be really messy to dump.
 
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