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Meow do you do? We are your resource for all things cat and all things Litter-Robot: tips and tricks, health and humor, and general feline fun.

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Litter-Robot 3 Feature: Wait Time Setting

Learn how to adjust the Litter-Robot 3 Wait Time setting to choose how soon the automatic litter box starts cleaning. Reduce the Wait Time if it is important to minimize odor and/or the time that waste is available to other pets—such as dogs. Extend the Wait Time when using a lower quality clumping litter that needs more time to set up.

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Litter-Robot 3 Feature: 8-Hour Sleep Mode

Learn how to turn on sleep mode and turn off sleep mode for the very useful Litter-Robot 3 eight-hour sleep mode feature. This mode is useful for units located in bedrooms or areas where you may not want any disturbance for a period of eight hours.

Cat Tips, Lifestyle

How to Set Up the Purrfect Cat Photo Shoot

Have you ever noticed how hard it is to get that purrfect photo of your cat? For all of the adorable and funny things they do, cats are not the most cooperative photography subjects. You’ll be proud to share the gorgeous glamour shots of your cat when you follow our tips for setting up a feline photo shoot!

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Litter-Robot 3 Troubleshooting

Our convenient Litter-Robot 3 troubleshooting guide helps solve common and not-so-common problems with your unit. Try a Fresh Restart to eliminate confounding conditions and identify the problem if there is one. This process will help you communicate the issue to our Customer Service team, so you can get your Litter-Robot working again.

Cat Facts, Lifestyle

It’s Tough To Be a Black Cat

From Halloween superstition to adoption troubles, black cats have it a little harder than their lighter companions. “Black cat syndrome” refers to the belief that black cats spend a longer time in shelters waiting for adoption. Learn why these superstitions need to come to an end!

Lifestyle

Guests Allergic to Cats? 6 Tips for a More Comfortable Visit

With approximately 2% of the US population suffering from cat allergies, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll someday host a guest who is allergic to your feline/s. Learn how to keep cat allergies down if your guests are allergic, including the importance of cleaning, filters, and staying on top of the litter box.

Cat Training

Keeping the Peace in a Multi-Cat Household

It’s important to develop careful strategies in order to maintain peace in a household with two or more cats. Whether you’re thinking about adopting another feline or already have a kitty crowd, understanding how cats see the world will help you prevent mild skirmishes from escalating into all-out war.

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When in Doubt, Press the Reset Button

Discover how to reset the Litter-Robot Cat Sensor, which can solve many issues. The Reset button is so named because it resets the Cat Sensor. You can think of the Cat Sensor as the scale and the Reset button as a way to zero the scale.

Cat Facts, Cat Health

Undertreated: Signs Your Cat Has Arthritis

One of the most common types of chronic pain in cats is arthritis. Unfortunately, cat owners aren’t as aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease, so they often don’t address it until it’s in its later stages. Learn to recognize the telltale signs of arthritis in cats, such as changes in hygiene, mood, and mobility.

Cat Facts, Cat Health

Why do cats purr?

Everyone knows that cats purr when they’re happy, but did you know they also do it when they’re sick or frightened, when they’re giving birth, and even when they’re dying? And not just practicing feline masochists—it’s regular, normal cats, too. Even your cat. Learn more!

Cat Health

Allergies in Cats: How To Tell

Usually when we talk about cats and allergies, we’re talking about runny-nosed humans with itchy eyes. But cats can have allergies too, even serious ones! Detect cat allergies and find solutions in this helpful guide. Is it an allergy or something else? Learn more here.

Cat Facts, Cat Health

The Truth Behind Whisker Fatigue

Whisker fatigue may sound like something dreamed up by kitty hypochondriacs, but evidence suggests that it’s quite real. Learn about whisker fatigue and the best cat food bowls for your feline. Shallow cat food dishes can help with cat whisker issues.

Cat Health, Cat Tips

Keeping a Single Cat Content

If you are the parent of a single cat, there are plenty of things you can do to keep him purring by making his life stimulating and enjoyable. Spend quality time, provide toys, create a kitty playground, and bring the outside in!

Cat Facts

Cat Allergies: Why are so many people allergic?

There may be no single thing as irritating and aggravating as pet allergies. Contrary to popular belief, your cat’s fur or hair is not the real reason you are allergic. The allergenic culprit is actually a protein found in your cat’s saliva, urine, and dander. Learn more here!

Cat Health, Cat Tips

Pet Fire Safety

National Pet Fire Safety Day reminds the millions of pet lovers out there how to safeguard their homes, families, and pets from fire. Simple preventative measures can mean the difference between life and death for your four-legged friends. Protect your pet from fire dangers with these fire safety tips.

Cat Facts

Cat Hairball Remedies

Learn why hairballs occur and find out how to prevent and treat them. One of the best hairball remedies is to help your cat groom. Weekly brushing of shorthaired cats and daily brushing of longhaired cats, especially in the spring, will reduce the amount of hair the cat ingests.

Cat Health, Cat Tips

5 Steps to Introducing Your New Kitten to Your Resident Cat

Getting a kitten is one of the most exciting things that can happen in life. However, if you already have a resident kitty at home, there are some necessary steps to take in order to ensure that both cats live harmoniously. Use these five steps to introduce your new kitten to your resident cat without any guesswork or worries!

Cat Facts

Is your cat bilingual?

Cats have learned that humans—unlike other types of animals that rely on scent and body positioning—respond best to vocalizations. Read about cat vocalizations and learn what they mean. We cover the meow, trilling, and how your cat tries to communicate.

Cat Facts

It’s Kitten Season! Here’s How to Help!

It’s Kitten Season! Every mother cat typically bears three to five kittens starting in spring and peaking in late spring/early summer. Learn how to help your local animal shelters during busy this busy time by fulfilling wish lists, fostering, or adopting.