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How to Potty Train a Cat

Updated on May 16, 2011

How to Toilet Train a Cat

There are plenty of cute videos featuring potty trained cats that are circulating the Internet. People are fascinated by these smart cats that can use the toilet just like a human. The potty trained cats are not smarter than the rest of the felines, but they have been trained well by their owners. It may seem too good to be true, but anyone can teach their cat how to go to the bathroom in the toilet rather than the litter box.

How to Toilet-Train Your Cat - 21 Days to a Litter-Free Home

How to Toilet-Train Your Cat: 21 Days to a Litter-Free Home
How to Toilet-Train Your Cat: 21 Days to a Litter-Free Home

Paul Kunkel, who toilet-trained his first cat while in college and who has continued to train his own and his friends' cats ever since, presents a foolproof, 21-Day-Program for teaching any litter-trained cat between the ages of 6 months and 10 years to use a toilet instead of a litter box. (Older cats can still be trained, but the process will probably take longer.) Requiring nothing more than magazines and/or newspapers, masking tape, heavy-duty plastic wrap, and a supply of fresh litter, the plan begins with you placing the box next to the toilet and, after gradually raising it to the height of the seat, ends with the cat--well, using it like any other member of the family. For life.

 

Advantages of a Toiled Trained Cat

Stop changing kitty litter

There are many advantages to having a potty trained cat. Pet owners will no longer have to clean a stinky cat litter box and can save money on kitty litter purchases. Having a potty trained cat is particularly wonderful for people who live in a small apartment. After their cat is toilet trained, they will not have to worry about the unpleasant odor of the kitty litter making the whole apartment smell awful. A potty trained cat is also the perfect solution for pregnant women who should not clean the cat litter box during pregnancy to avoid toxoplasmosis.

Some people may doubt their cat's ability to learn how to use the toilet, but cats of all ages and breeds can be toilet trained. Potty training a cat is a fairly easy process for people and pets. Cats are intelligent animals, and with the right training, they can learn how to successfully use the toilet instead of the cat litter box.

How To Potty Train a Cat

Easy steps to toilet train your cat

Cat owners can begin the training process by moving the kitty litter box into the bathroom. The litter box should be uncovered. If cats are used to using a covered litter box, then they may need a couple of days to become familiar with the use of an uncovered box in the new area. Next, someone should place the kitty litter box on a small table, plastic container or stack of books to get the cat accustomed to using the litter box above the ground. It is best to raise the box up a few inches each day until it is at the same height as the toilet.

The cat should be able to gain access to the litter box by hopping up on the toilet. After a few more days, the litter box can be placed directly on the closed toilet seat. Once the cat becomes familiar with using the litter box on the toilet seat lid, a cat toilet training seat can be placed on the toilet. The training seat is filled with litter and must be cleaned whenever the cat uses the training seat. When the cat becomes comfortable with the training seat, the seat should be adjusted, and the litter eventually removed. It will not take long before the cat can use the toilet without the training seat. Some owners take the extra step of teaching their cat how to flush the toilet. Although it is not necessary to train the cat to flush after using the toilet, it can be extremely convenient for the owner if the pet learns how to perform the task.

CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit - As Seen on TV

The CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit was recently featured on ABC's The Shark Tank and had investors Kevin Harrington and Barbara Corcoran fighting it out over which of them was going to get to invest in CitiKitty.

CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit
CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit

The CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit toilet trains cats of all age, size and breed so you never have to clean kitty litter again. This complete kit includes the CitiKitty Specially Designed Training Seat, CitiKitty Training Insert, Training Guide, Insider Tips and CitiNip Premium Grade Catnip. CitiKitty offers the world's most gradual transition process of any cat toilet training device on the market. The newly featured Training Insert enables you to move forward and backward in the transition process or train your cat in new home. Included in every kit is CitiKitty's Premium Grade Catnip, CitiNip, to reward your cat throughout the training. In no time you can be living CitiKitty's litter free lifestyle.

 

CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Video - Leo using his CitiKitty toilet seat

CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit

Cat owners do not have to worry about figuring out how to potty train a cat; they can simply use a cat toilet training kit to teach their cat how to use the toilet. The CitiKitty Toilet Training Kit is designed for healthy cats that are over three months of age. The affordable kit is available on the CitiKitty website for $29.99 plus shipping and handling costs. The five step training process is designed to gradually potty train a cat. Cats can be potty trained and litter free after about a month of training.

The training system is easy to understand and implement, and there are many satisfied customers who have used the kit and had positive training results. The CititKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit includes a special cat training seat and insert, an insider tip card, premium catnip and step-by-step instruction manual. The CitiKitty cat training seat is guaranteed to fit all toilets and can be used to train multiple cats simultaneously. People who want to potty train their cat should have no trouble training their pet with the help of the CitiKitty Training Kit.

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      rosebudsgifts 6 years ago

      That is so cool!

    • knit1tat2 profile image

      knit1tat2 6 years ago

      If I get a house cat again, will have to try this!

    • Reymus profile image

      Reymus 6 years ago

      I think I'm gonna have to try this with my cats...