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5 Great Cat Litter Box Cleaners And Deodorizers To Keep Things Fresh

Let’s be honest: Cleaning and maintaining your cat’s litter box is not exactly the highlight of adopting a feline. But is’s a vital chore that nevertheless needs doing.

It’s also a task that can be made far easier if you stock up on the right sorts of cleaning products and litter box deodorizers.

Here are five of cat parents’ favorite litter box cleaners and deodorizers to keep things fresh.

1. This Odor Destroyer Powder

Litter Box Odor Destroyer Powder
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It’s important to keep your cat’s litter box in clean condition, not least because smells can carry around the rest of the home if you’re not careful to stay on top of them.

The science behind this odor destroying powder from the cleaning wizards over at Nature’s Miracle uses “the natural power of super-absorbent zeolite” to combat airborne smells and draw liquid away from the litter. Just sprinkle it in the pan and over the top of your cat’s litter, then let the powder do the work.

You can get it on Chewy here!

2. This Cat Litter Cleaning Spray

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Designed to eliminate smells percolating around your cat’s litter box, Rufus & Coco’s cleaning spray packs a zesty apple scent that won’t put your cat off from returning to their trusty poop box once you’ve spritzed it.

The litter cleaning spray works to neutralize icky odors and sanitize the litter box without the use of harsh chemicals or bleach.

You can get it on Chewy here!

3. This Pet Stain Destroyer

Pet Stain & Odor Destroyer
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If kitty’s mess extends a bit outside the litter box and you’re looking to combat a more serious stain, then consider this hospital grade stain and odor remover from Neater Pets.

Powered by enzymes, the spray is appropriate for tackling issues involving food and grease, urine, and poop, plus vomit and general dirt.

The cleaner is also designed to get rid of any pheromones that might still be present, so your cat won’t feel the need to return to the scene of the stain.

You can get it on Chewy here!

4. This Cat Litter Deodorizer

Cat Litter Deodorizer Spray
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Baking soda has long been a staple in kitchen cleaning setups. Thanks to Arm & Hammer, you can now bring that same reliable approach to keeping on top of your cat litter cleaning duties.

This litter deodorizer spray works to get rid of foul odors that may be present in or around the litter box. Spritz away!

You can get it on Chewy here!

5. These Cat Litter Deodorizing Crystals

Cat Litter Deodorizing Crystals
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Cat litter deodorizing crystals are designed to be sprinkled in among your cat’s usual litter. Then they disperse throughout the litter box as your feline goes about their natural potty business.

Produced by Fresh Step, these deodorizing crystals are non-toxic and pet friendly, and for ease of clean up, they also naturally dissolve over time.

You can get it on Chewy here!

What cleaning tactics do you use to keep your cat’s litter box fresh? How do you tackle those extra fragrant litter box smells? Let us know in the comments section below!

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