Dr. Elsey's Precious Cat Ultra Clumping Cat Litter
The best clay litter available!
We operate a small non profit shelter in our personal home for cats who have little or no hope of adoption ( primarily due to medical conditions). There are a maximum of 20 adults in the shelter at all times and we use the Ultra exclusively. We find it very effective at odor control, and clumps very hard after sitting for a few minutes after a use. The dust is very minimal compared to other litters we have used which helps with household cleaning and cat respriatory issues. The Dr. Elsey's litter attractant is also beneficial with getting problem cats to use the boxes. We use between 2 to 3 tons per year and buy in the 40 # bag sizes. We have tried them all, this is the best, and surprisingly most economical in the 40# bag. The 40# bag is heavy, but a really good deal compared to the 18# size.
May 28, 2012
At long last!
I have tried almost every brand of litter there is. Litter boxes have always been in small storage rooms. Everything smelled like litter and was filled with dust. When cats "went", everything smelled so bad. Found a website that recommended this litter (along with my new favorite canned cat food-Wellness!) and tried it for the heck of if. It really works! Low dust, no perfumy smell, and best of all, it clumps tight. REALLY tight. It does not smell bad at all. Most recent type used was the new pine type, but those did not clump well at all. As a result, lots of wet pieces remained in the box and it smelled so bad after 2 or 3 days and I would have to change the whole box. Just ordered 2 more 40 pound bags. It is pricey, but so worth it if there is no smell, dust and clumps tight. We plan on cleaning out the storage room now and make it an office! Really, this is good stuff.
September 16, 2012
Best clumping litter ever! No dust for you or kitty to breath in. My biggest complaint about clumping litters was the dust that ending up on kitty feet which of course, kitty feet go all around the house including the couches and my bed. And forget it if the kitty feet get wet, then you have tracks everywhere! With this litter, no dusty feet!
July 16, 2012
Best litter I've ever used...and I've tried MANY!
Best litter I've ever used and I've tried MANY! Been using for years and years now, occasionally trying something lighter in weight or more earth friendly besides clay but always going back to the Precious because the others never measure up to my needs. Great odor and track control, cats like it, minimal dust, etc. Now that I can have it delivered to my door, weight isn't an issue anymore!
August 4, 2012
Very good cat litter. No dust and problems solved..
This is my first time using this brand of litter. I had to look for a solution as I was using the Fresh Step brand for years but their addition of carbon into their litter caused some problems. For example, my cat's paws would become crusted with dried litter and it was nearly impossible to get off because it was like dried cement within the crevices of her toes. Second, the Fresh Step litter caused a lot of litter to be tracked all over my house, including my bed. Often I would get ready to go to bed but would have to dust litter off of my bed. Not a good thing to have in your bed.
For the positive on this litter, it seems to have solved every problem. No more tracking and no more problems with litter being cemented on my cat's paws. I also absolutely LOVE the fact that this is dust-free. I no longer feel as if I am inhaling harmful litter dust, and I know this litter is also easier on my cat's lungs as well. So yes, I do recommend this brand of litter.
July 21, 2012
THE BEST BY FAR!!!!
There is no question this is the best Litter I have ever found. Yes it is a bit expensive, but you get what you pay for and it outlast many other brands and NO DUST!!! Certainly worth a try.
May 26, 2012
Great Litter..if litter can be great.
This litter is dust free and that's really been nice. It works as well as any litter I've ever used when it comes to clumping and odor control. I also enjoyed having it delivered to my front door. *smile*
July 10, 2012
Best out there.
If you want dust-free and good odor control, this is the best clay-based litter out there. But be sure to get the ULTRA as I haven't tried the other formulas. I love Mr. Chewy for all my other needs, but the price of the 40 lb bag of Precious Cat Ultra, even with free shipping, far exceeds what I pay at my local pet store. It's $16.99 there but I do have to lug it more than if delivered, but just not worth the extra $$ yet. When I can't lift it, then I'll pay! I am a former EverClean Extra Strength Unscented litter user (for 5 cats with 4 huge boxes in the house) but the dust was just unbearable so I had to try to switch and this is 2nd best for odor-control to the EverClean, which was the best I ever used, but Dr. Esty's PC Ultra is a very close second. Close enough that I made the switch and my nose can't stand any litter box odors so this is a huge positive. I'm now down to 2 indoor cats and have 2 jumbo boxes, each filled with 40 lbs. I scoop 2x/day or if I notice it's been used for #2. But I only do that for them, not my nose! :)
August 11, 2012