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I’m always careful about changing to a different brand of cat litter. Cats can be funny about where they do their business, and sometimes, changing to a litter they don’t like can lead to them avoiding using the litter box altogether – something none of us wants to deal with.

I use clumping clay litter. I would prefer to use something more environmentally friendly, and don’t think I haven’t tried. I offered the new litter in one box, and kept the old litter in the other. I also tried a gradual changeover, adding only a small amount of the new litter to the old litter (in one box only). None of these approaches worked. My cats always made it clear that clumping clay litter was their preference, thank you very much.

When the PR agency for Cat’s Pride’s new Fresh & Light litter contacted me, I was intrigued. The litter is clay based, but is said to be 25% lighter than other clay litters with the same number of uses. Who doesn’t hate lugging heavy litter jugs or bags? The litter comes in two versions, scented and unscented. I asked to try the unscented version – I don’t recommend scented litter for cats. Cats’ sense of smell is much more sensitive that humans’, and scented litter can be a sure-fire way to turn cats away from using the litter box.

When the litter arrived, I filled one of our boxes with it, and left the other one with our old litter. The litter looks like regular clumping litter, but definitely feels lighter. The 15 pound jug filled the box to a higher level than the same amount of regular clumping litter usually does. Allegra and Ruby both took to it immediately. In fact, they seem to prefer it to the other litter.

It scoops easily and the clumps don’t stick to the side of the box. It has good odor control, although we’re not a very good test case for that aspect, litter box odor doesn’t seem to be much of a problem for us. It tracks must less than our current supposedly low tracking brand.

I like this litter a lot, and once I’ve used up what I have of the other brand I’m currently using, I’m probably going to switch. We definitely give this litter two thumbs and eight paws up!

And thanks to Cat’s Pride, not only can you win a jug of this litter along with this fantastic prize pack:

  • A 15-lb jug of NEW Cat’s Pride® Fresh & Light™ Multi-Cat Scoopable (Fragrance-Free also available)
  • A 150-lb donation to your favorite shelter
  • A $15 Petsmart gift card to purchase food, treats or toys
  • A reusable tote bag for everyday items— including cat litter
  • Temptations® Cat Treats
  • A copy of Cat Fancy magazine
  • A coupon for an additional jug of NEW Cat’s Pride® Fresh & Light™

To enter the giveaway, tell me in a comment why you’d like to win this prize pack. For an additional chance to win, tweet about this giveaway or share on Facebook, and post the link in a separate comment. This giveaway ends Monday, December 5.

For more information about this litter, please visit the Cat’s Pride Fresh & Light website.

66 Comments on Review and giveaway: Cat’s Pride Fresh & Light prize pack

  1. My kitties used this litter, but didn’t seem impressed with it. In fairness, I do have it in our smallest litter box, so that could be affecting their “opinions” too. I do find it high tracking with the fine sand everywhere though. We have quite a few litter boxes (for multi cats) and I do try to rotate different but similar litters so they don’t get too hung up on any one brand (or scent). It must be working, as we have no litter box problems (knock on wood)! All litter boxes are covered, but I have removed the doors from them.

  2. This litter would help keep that odor down in my house with five it does get a little stinky and this litter has a great review…

  3. I have 2 very picky litter box users and this litter sounds excellent for both of them. I would love to give it a try! The rest of the prize package sounds awesome as well. Wonderful idea to donate to a shelter.

  4. Sounds like a great prize package. That would be so nice if the litter was lighter. Litter gets so heavy especially when you have to cart the back upstairs!

  5. I’m always lugging cat liitter around. It would be wonderful to have lighter cat litter. It would be much easier on the back. The fact that it’s environmentally friendly is an added bonus. So yes, I would like to win this liitter and the other goodiies.

  6. I would love to have a more natural cat litter that works well. The litter I use clumps pretty well but is very dusty. I’ve tried World’s best, but it made certain litterbox odors worse. If this litter clumps well, it would definitely be a winner.

  7. I think my cat would like this litter and I would love to be able to donate the 150 lbs of litter to a shelter-that would be great!

  8. I’m always experimenting with litter to try to find the “best” one. My search continues, though PetSmart’s ExquisiCat Pine and Corn does a pretty good job. I’d love to give this one a try, and one of my favorite things to do is to support great cat rescues, so it would be wonderful to have a litter donation to give!

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