Maintain about three inches of litter in the box

Cats can get persnickety when the box gets low on litter. And no, this is not a shameless plug to buy more litter. Your feline will want to scratch around in the box when nature calls. With around three inches of clean litter, your cat will have a comfortable place to sink her paws into. Also, clumps are easier to clean when the box has plenty of litter, and if you are using a high quality litter that has the great feature of clumping on the top layer of the box, you'll need enough litter in the box to allow it to do it's intended job. 

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As always we look to ways of keeping cats comfortable, happy, and using the litter box. Following these and other basic rules of litter box care can help avoid problems from coming up if your cat uses the box well, and help to alleviate problems if your cat already has litter box issues. Please note that some litter box behaviors and avoidance can signs of medical problems - if your cat has litter box issues or you notice changes in litter box behavior, it is important to take your cat to a good veterinarian. Although Boxiecat brand litter is veterinarian recommended, the writers of the article wish to state that we are not qualified to give medical advice.