Which Cat Litter Is Best For You?
Although cats have been kept domestically as pets since the early Egyptians, it wasn’t until the late 1940s that commercial cat litter came to be. Prior to that people either let their cats outside to do their business or used cardboard box full with stand in the home.
This was less than ideal and, in fact, the first commercial cat litter was “discovered” mostly by accident when a cat owner sought out the help of her neighbor after the sand she used for her cat litter box was frozen solid. This neighbor made a product that consisted of clay and gave her little clay pellets to use as litter. The pellets proved to be so absorbent this was an immediate success and soon everyone wanted to use these little clay pellets which soon became sold under the name “Kitty Litter”.
Since than there have been hundreds of brands and types of litter