Scooping Away With Clay #ChewyInfluencer

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Let me tell you, this GDPR thingy has the whole innernets all messed up. I’s mean, we of all kitties and peeps are happy to have our purrivacy and purrsonal infurmation purrtected; but Kittens!!! Sometimes things can go a little too far. ‘Course, you all know we’re purrobably the least tech savvy kitties ‘round, so we don’t unnerstand why so many things have been affected. Like, most of the blogger blogs we follow have their comment settings changed so that ya’ gotta use google to meow anythin’ to ‘em. Google is not our furiend. But, we did try it and within minutes we were swamped with spam, and I’s don’t mean the kind in the can that the coons like.

 

Dezi lays on cat tree with mouth open and eyes shut

C’mon furiends help us meow at ya’ and comment again.

 

 

 

          Yep Raena, me thought mommy was gonna lose it when she saw all that spam. Some of ‘em are really disgustin’ and nasty.

 

Raena stands on scratcher with paw lifted

 

 

 

They sure made me blush sissy. Anyways, there is a way our blogger furiends can help us to keep visitin’ and commentin’ on their bloggies. All ya’ gotta do is change your comment settings to allow us to use our Name and URL. Yep, that’d do it. We’d be able to comment on your posty’s again and not be bombarded with all this disgustin’ spam. Now, we got that outta the way, so let’s move on to somethin’ else. We’re gonna be meowin’ ‘bout pawtty boxes and their contents today.

 

          Purrlease Raena, we’re gonna be meowin’ ‘bout litter. Quit tryin’ to sound fancy.

 

Dezi and Raena watch the Litter Robot Open Air Litter Box

 

 

 

Fine sissy, we’re meowin’ ‘bout litter. As most of ya’ know, we were blest with a Litter Robot Open Air Automatic litterbox last year. We luvs it fur a lot of reasons, and one of those is that you can use just ‘bout any kind of litter you want in it. ‘Course, the Litter Robot peeps recommend clay, but say any clumpin’ litter will work. That was pawsum since we really like the natural litters. But, we had noticed that we have a slight purroblem with stickage. Ya’ know, some of the clump sticks to the rubberized bottom which means it’s not completely clean each time. Mommy always comes behind us and unsticks the stickage and runs another cleaning cycle. We’ve just assumed that was cuz we have to have it set on the quickest time cuz sis Dezi won’t use a dirty pawtty box, and the clump doesn’t have enuff time to set up. So, mommy changed the settings to see what would happen. That still didn’t completely fix it, so, when we had the oppurrtunity to try out a clay litter, mommy decided to see ifin that would help.

 

Raena walks by Scoop Away Complete Clay litter

 

We received the Scoop Away Complete Clumping Cat Litter in exchange for our honest review. Neither Chewy or Scoop Away are responsible for the opinions expressed here unless otherwise stated. As always, we tell it like we see it and only bring products we use or have tried and feel would be of interest to you, our friends and readers.

 

          Yep Raena, we received the 42 pound bag of Scoop Away Complete Performance Scented Scoopable Cat Litter from Chewy this month to try out. It costs $15.99. We can fur sure say that’s cheaper than what we normally pay fur litter, but we don’t know ifin that’s a good purrice fur clay. We can say that’s ‘bout .38¢ a pound and sounds purretty good to us. Anyways, this purrticular litter is scented. Mommy hates scented litters cuz of course, kitties hate scented litters. But, we decided to give it a try anyways. It happened to arrive the day mommy had gone to her monthly doctors ‘pointment. Our Fedex purrson is an idiot and put the box right in front of the door on the ground. After ‘bout 30 minutes and the help of our new neighbor, mommy was furinally able to get the box moved and get to the door so she could get inside. It took both ladies to shove the 42 pound bag inside the door where it then stayed fur a couple of weeks. There is no handle on the bag fur pickin’ it up, and 42 pounds is really heavy.

 

Chewy box delivery sitting in front of door

 

 

 

It sure is sissy. Befur we get to the tryin’ it, let’s see what Chewy has to say ‘bout it. 

   

Description

Enjoy all-in-one, maximum-strength clumping and odor control with Scoop Away Complete Performance Scented Scoopable Cat Litter. Perfect for multi-cat homes, this litter addresses all of your needs, starting with a patented formula that contains special minerals that actually trap and eliminate odors on contact—no harsh chemical or additives included! It also inhibits the growth of bacteria through the Ammonia Shield technology, which helps that pervasive ammonia smell from spreading. And with maximum clumping strength, it helps to save you precious time on cleaning.

Key Benefits

  • Created with plant extracts for maximum odor control. No harsh chemicals or additives are used. Scoop Away litter’s patented formula contains special minerals that actually trap and eliminate odors on contact.

  • Scoop Away litter also inhibits the growth of bacterial odors through Ammonia Shield technology, which help prevent ammonia odors from growing.

  • Made with maximum clump strength, this product will cut down the time needed to clean your litter box. Make cleaning time less of a chore.

  • Scoop Away litter uses patented technology to ensure that: 1) Waste and urine smells are absorbed and eliminated on contact, 2) Waste and fluids are easily removed, and 3) There’s virtually no used litter left behind after scooping.

  • Designed to help keep your house clean, this product has low-tracking and is 99% dust free.

 

Scoop Away Complete Cat Litter

 

 

 

 

So, the claim is that it has maximum clumpin’ ability, tracks less and contains special minerals that trap and eliminate odors on contact. It even guarantees 10 days of odor control. We’ll see. We’re purretty sure those minerals are the purretty purrple and green pieces ya’ see throughout. Ya’ll know how much we luv purrple, right? MOL

 

Bowl of Scoop Away Cat Litter

 

 

 

          Yep Raena, we also saw ‘em on your bloomers. Girl, you gotta learn how to squat without your “wee” actually touchin’ the litter. Cuz me thought mommy was gonna break her neck tryin’ to get to you befur you started cleanin’ the purretty specks off your bloomers. Unlike the natural litter we normally use that breaks up when it gets rewetted, clay just clumps harder. It’s like all mommy could see was this huge clump o’ clay in your tummy.

 

Sissy, are you tryin’ to embarrass me? Least I’s use the pawtty box every time and make mommy happy. I’s not used to the litter stickin’ to mine’s furs. Ya’ know, that stuffs s’posed to stay in the box.

 

Clump in bowl of Scoop away cat litter

 

 

 

          You’re right Raena, it is. Fankfully, the floral purrfume smell isn’t overwhelming. We still purrfur unscented, but this one won’t kill us. MOL In other words, the smell isn’t so overpowerin’ that the whole bathroom smells like it. Since mommy can’t actually lift the bag to pour it, we can’t really meow whether it’s dusty or not. The openin’ in the top of the bag comes with a zipper seal to keep any unused litter fresh. The openin’ is really small, so it made it hard on mommy to ‘dip’ out litter to put in our boxes. As fur trackin’, we find it tracks ‘bout as much as most other litters and it also gets stuck to the furs. Ifin you’re a short haired kitty this won’t be as big of a purroblem as it is fur us longer haired kitties. That stuff’ll stick to anythin’ that’s wet. This of course is very disturbin’ to mommy who doesn’t want our tummies full of clay.

 

Scooped clump of scoop away cat litter

 

 

 

Yep sissy, it is sticky. I’s tried to spit that piece I’s cleaned off mine’s bloomers out over and over again, but it just wouldn’t leave mine’s tongue. That meant I’s had to get an extra dose of malty (hairball paste). Cuz we mixed the Scoop Away with our normal litter, mommy put some in a bowl to test out the clumpin’ factor. Mommy says it clumps purretty well. She also says she ‘members now just what that house I’s came from smelled like. The amonia smell eminatin’ from the Litter Robot waste drawer is pawfully overpowerin’. So, we don’t think the Scoop Away Complete does much fur long term odor control. 10 days? No Way, we say.

 

 

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The waste drawer generally gets full and changed after ‘bout 5 to 7 days, dependin’ on how many times it’s used. We still have a second pawtty box that gets used and mommy has to scoop into our Litter Genie. Normally we don’t smell anythin’ comin’ from the waste drawer or the Litter Genie till mommy actually opens them to empty and clean. But, since we added the Scoop Away Complete clay to the pawtty boxes, the amonia smell takes hold after ‘bout 2 hours in the drawer. The Litter Genie tends to hold the smell till you open the lid to dispose of another clump. In the pawtty box itself, it will be overpowerin’ immediately ifin the clump gets broken. As fur whether or not it helped our stickage purroblem in the Litter Robot, the answer is sort of. There is far less stickage with the addition of the clay litter. However, the smell is somethin’ we can’t abide. Mommy would rather come behind me and recycle and dump the rest of the clump than put up with the amonia smell. I’s meow fanky fank ya’ mommy, cuz ifin you think it’s strong in the rest of the room, ya’ oughtta smell it inside the Litter Robot itself. Hmmmpht 

 

Open Bag of Scoop Away Complete Cat Litter

There’s a very small opening for pouring or scooping

out of bag to add to litter box. Has a resealable zipper.

 

 

 

          Yeah Raena, we really have been spoiled when it comes to the cleanliness and smell of our pawtty boxes. All in all, ifin ya’ like clay litters, this is one to try. You’ll need to have someone on hand who can lift 42 pounds, but we think it’s a good value fur the purrice. So long as you scoop regularly into a covered trash can, their shouldn’t be too much purroblem with stink, but hold your breath/nose befur ya’ lift the lid to depawsit new clumps. MOL Watch doggies and children and long furred kitties and clean any stray litter off of them immediately. We’re still advocates fur unscented litter, but ifin ya’ just think you need a scent, this one isn’t overpowerin’ and shouldn’t be too much fur kitty.

 

Raena laying in a chewy box

 

 

 

Great tips sissy. As always, you can find just ‘bout everythin’ ya’ need fur the furry, finned, scaled and unfurred family members in your house at Chewy.com. And there’s a gift of every box. They always offur speedy furee shippin’ on all orders over $49.00 and flat rate speedy shippin’ on all others. You can save an extra 5% by settin’ up an auto delivery so you never run out of food, litter, treats or anythin’ else ya’ might need. But don’t worry, cuz you can skip, cancel or delay any time. You can also add to any auto delivery up to 24 hours prior to shipment. And you can shop with confidence. Even ifin you order the wrong thing or kitty suddenly decides they don’t like the food they’ve eaten furever, Chewy customer service will make it right. Check out other product reviews this month here. Guess we better go now. I’s think that Chewy box is callin’ mine’s name.

 

Till the next time…………………………………………….Be Blest!!! 

 

Raena: Navy Blue 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses 

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee   

Wild Prey On A Plate

Well we sure hope you enjoyed our Service cat posty yesfurday. Yes it kulda been worse. MOL  Anyways, we have sumfin’ pawsum to tell ya’ ‘bout today so get yous caffeinated drink of choice and pull up a chair. As part of da bloggin’ team fur Chewy we get to try out a lot of gweat noms and sumtimes toys and gadgets. We are so blest. We don’t get any green papers fur our reviews, but we do get to try out sum amazin’ purroducts. and this monff was no different. So let me tell ya’ ‘bout what we got besides da gweat Chewy box. 

Dezi poses for the camera from the arm of the chair

 

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Inside dat box was a whole case of Ziwi Peak Rabbit and Lamb canned cat food. Let me tell ya’ they don’t skimp on size eever, each can be 6 whole full ounces. Now there be sum mixed infurmation out there ‘bout Ziwi Peak Cat food so let me tell ya’ a little bit ‘bout it. Da ‘Daily Fresh’ canned cat food be made wiff 100% natural raw meat and contains none, zero, zip, nilch of those controversial ingredients like da carrageenan. Ziwi Peak mirrors da wild-prey diet dat  fits a cats carnivorous needs. Remember it’s made from raw meats to mirror da wild prey model, so it duz contain bone. It’s high in protein and fat from honest to goodness real meat. Fur dat reason tho’ you may wanna innerduce it slowly, specially ifin your kitty has been eatin’ a lower quality food. Such natural goodness kuld upset kitties tummy a little. But not to worry it’s not cuz da food be bad or nuffin’ like dat. In fact, Ziwi Peak was included in a test of 1.759 cat foods and came out in da top picks list. You can view dat list and da testing involved here. So now on wiff da eatin’.

outer can of Ziwi Peak Rabbit and Lamb Cat Food

Sissy and me really like rabbit and lamb is a real delicacy fur us, so mommy was sure to choose da rabbit and lamb furmula fur us. Our box arrived a few hours afur dinner time and we kuldn’t hardly wait. Since sissy and me have been eatin’ high quality high protein diets there was no need fur slow innerductions here. So when dinnertime finally came, mommy opened da can and put sum in our plates. Of course sissy got her plate furst, but me was meowin’ up a storm from da livin room fur meez plate. Mommy wants me to tell ya’ dat it duz have a very strong odor. But dat’s to be spected from game animals. Me also oughtta tell ya’ dat it contains all da vitamins and minerals we cats need so it’s nutritionally balanced. Da texture is similar to a pate, but there are “bites” fru out. 

Can of Ziwi Peak Rabbit and Lamb Cat food

Dezi youz be takin’ too long to get to da likin’ or not part. I know youz gotta tell peepz ‘bout da nomz but they really wanna know what we fawt; don’cha’? I gotta tell ya’ I lubbed it!!! I put my head down and stardid nommin’ rite away. It waz so delishuz. We don’t show ya’ empty playtz in our reviewz cuz well um we ain’t reviewin’ our dishez. But we fawt you oughtta see juzt how good I fawt it waz. So I gibz it a awl pawz up. Dat’z 4 pawz in kayze you waz wunnerin’. Don’t furget to skroll over da fotos below to see what I’z gotta say.  

 

Well fank ya’ Lexi, meez glad you liked it. And what’s better, you continue to like it. Always a good fing wiff a picky CKD kitty. And this food actually be good fur kitties wiff conditions like sis Lexi’s or IBD, Urinary Crystals, Pancreatitis, Food Allergies and more. so you might wanna check it out fur yourself. Now dat sissy fast furwarded to da likin’ stage guess me will tell ya’ what me fawt ‘bout it. It was Yummmmmmmmmy. Me gives it 4 paws up too. So what did mommy fink?

 

Dezi eating dinner
Don’t bother me right now mommy, this is sum good eatin’.

 As Dezi told you earlier, it does have a very strong smell. That is to be expected from game animals, so I just hold my breath while preparing it. lol  I also added a little water for Lexi’s as it is a bit thick and she likes a little gravy with her meals. Because the girls like it, the ingredient deck is easy to read and contains only good quality meat, organs and the necessities and how it faired in testing, I have to give it 2 thumbs up as well. 

 

Fanks mommy. You can get your own by visitin’ Chewy right now. It comes in a variety of proteins so surely there’s one your kitty will like. But never fear, Chewy will always take care of ya’ ifin your kitty dusn’t take to it. Chewy has da bestest customer service peeps so you can shop wiff confidence and know your never stuck wiff a purroduct you can’t use. And while your there, check out all da other pawsum things Chewy has to offer. Let them be your one stop shop fur your pet needs. There’s always free 2-3 day shipping on orders of $49.00 or more and flat rate speedy shipping for all other orders. And don’t furget to set up your auto ship so you never run out your furries’ noms. You can make changes or cancel anytime.

Dezi looking back from the window on the cat tree licking her lips

Yep we still have snow and  da colds. 

 

So dat’s it fur today. All paws and fumms up fur this one here. Fanks fur lettin’ us try this pawsum food Chewy. Weez still workin’ on meez Cardwood Derby car, so weez’ll be visitin’ as we can. Hopefully this will all be over soon and fings will be back to normal. Here’s wishin’ you all a purrfect day.

 

What’s on your or your pets plate these days?

 

Till da next time………………………………………….Be Blest!!! 

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi