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When you are traveling with your cat long distances a litter box is a must have thing to have otherwise you’re going to have a big mess on your hand later on in their carrier. Luckily there are some really nice portable and disposable ones that you can use for traveling.
Why Get A Portable Cat Litter Box?
Cat litter boxes in your home are quite large and bulky and are annoying to bring around when traveling. A portable cat litter box on the other hand is easier to bring a long with you as they can fold for easy storage so they are easier to travel with. Disposable ones on the other hand are just that – ones that you can throw away after your trip.
Types of Portable Litter Boxes
There are two types of litter boxes for travel that you can go with and the one you need depends on your traveling habits.
Fabric: These are the kind that are made of fabric and you can reuse more than once. Best of all they fold and can be stored away when you aren’t using them anymore. These are a good thing to invest in if you travel a lot, want to use them more than once and don’t want to keep buying disposable ones.
Disposable: These are the kind that are used for a certain amount of times and you simply throw them away. These are really good if you don’t really travel that often and just need something for one time use.
Don’t Forget To Get Good Litter
Some of these actually have the litter included but if you are going to get a litter box you should also get really good litter along with the litter box so it minimizes odor. You are going to be in an enclosed space so you are going to smell their waste a lot easier than if you were in your house.
The litter that I always use is the “Ever Clean Everfresh Unscented Clumping Clay Cat Litter (click here for the chewy.com link)“. I use this brand because it works the best to remove and block odor the best out of everything that I have ever tried. You can go three weeks and not smell anything. Its crazy how good it works.
Best Fabric Litter Boxes
1: Pet Fit For Life Collapsible Portable Litter Box
If I had to choose my favorite fabric litter box this would be my first choice here. Its made out of nylon fabric its washable and can be folded conveniently when you are not using it.
It also comes with a free water dish along with it. Click here for the chewy.com link. You can also get the carrier bundle here that comes with the same litter box and a bunch of other goodies as well.
2: Petisfam Travel Litter Box
Another very good portable litter box is this one here by Petisfam. I really like this one because of the design and the way that it zips up on the top which is really useful if the odor gets out of control. This one also comes with a free scoop and water dish. Click here to check the current price on amazon.
3: Mr. Peanut’s PortaPotty Litter Box for Traveling Kitties
This is another portable cat carrier with the zipper feature but its more circular. Best of all its easy to clean as well. You also get a scooper along with this litter box. weight is 7oz., 15.5″ Diameter and About 4″ Height. It also comes in grey/blue only. Click here to check the current price on amazon.
4: Necoichi Pop-up Portable Cat Litter Box
This one is very similar to the pet fit for life litter box. It is a great cat litter box that you can fold down to “7.5 x 2.8 x 4.5-inches” so you can conveniently carry it around with you. Its also very easy to clean. Dimensions are “15 x 5.1 x 11 inch”. Click here for the chewy.com link.
If you want the cat carrier bundle you can click here to see that one.
5: Petsfit Fabric Portable/Foldable Cat Litter Box/Pan for Travel Used Light Weight
This is a great litter box because it has a top so your cat can do their buisness in privacy but you can take it off also if they don’t like it either. The nice thing about this one is that its water proof as well. Dimensions are 14″x13″x13.5″; door size: 10″L x7″H; and it weighs only 2 lbs. Comes in black only. Click here for the current price on amazon.
Best Disposable Litter Boxes
1: Kitty’s WonderBox Disposable Litter Box
Out of all the disposable litter boxes that I have tried these are the best ones that I have used. They have very good odor control and they won’t leak or shred like a lot of other disposable cat litter boxes do (which is something you really don’t want to deal with).
They are also made out of 100% biodegradable, recycled paper which is also a plus. You can also use them for up to four weeks. Click here for the amazon link.
2: Nature’s Miracle Disposable Litter Box
Another great company that makes these types of litter boxes and they do no leak or shred is these ones by Nature’s Miracle. These have baking soda made into them so it helps with the ammonia smell. Click here for the amazon link.
3: Felix & Fido Disposable Cat Litter Boxes
If you don’t want to go through the trouble of buying litter this would be a great choice to go with. The litter are these special types of pellets that are made out of highly absorbent recycled paper that last up to a week for one cat. Best of all it has excellent odor control which is a must if you’re driving with a cat. Click here to check the current price on amazon.
All of these can be a great choice to go with just make sure that they are suitable for your situation.