|Product Type: Litter Box Enclosure||Color: 1: Black|
|Color: 2: White||Material: Manufactured wood|
|Hardware Material: Iron; Aluminum||Non Toxic: Yes|
|Scratch Resistant: Yes||Rust Resistant: Yes|
|Stain Resistant: Yes||Odor Resistant: Yes|
|Designer: Yes||Enclosed / Hooded: Yes|
|Door Cutout: Yes||Odor Filter: No|
|Starter Kit: No||Multi Pack: No|
|Shape: Rectangle||Handles: No|
|Accessory Storage: Yes||Suitable for Multiple Cats: Yes|
|Weight Capacity: 100 Pounds||Eco-Friendly: No|
|Assembly Required: Yes||Tools Needed: Philip's head screwdriver|
|Additional Parts Required: No|
|Product Warranty: 30 day warranty|
|CPSIA or CPSC Compliant: Yes|
Be Careful During Assembly
Kimiko from LOUISVILLE, KY – Verified Buyer
I bought this product in white and have been mostly pleased with the product. The size, color, and description online were all accurate representation of the final finished product. My cat continued using her box, even after it was hidden, without interruption. The staggered door does keep more of the tracked litter off the floor, but not all. However, the primary disappointment occurred during assembly. The last step is to install a safety hinge on the lid that will prevent the lid from slamming down if you happen to let go while it is open. It is intended to add resistance to counteract gravity pulling the lid down. The assembly instruction will specifically tell you "do not over-tighten the safety hinge", but gives no helpful tips of how to know when it is just right. When you do over-tighten the safety hinge, (because we obviously did) there's so much resistance pushing against the standard hinges (these hinges actually attach the lid to the rest of the box) that it will pull the screws straight out of the fiberboard! We were able to super glue the screws back into their holes. It's holding up well, for now. But we decided to leave safety hinge off to avoid pulling them out again.
A little clumsy to clean but nice hideaway
Cori from Hyde Park, MA – Verified Buyer
This bench turned out to be nicer looking than we expected, which was a nice surprise. The cat seems to like it and it definitely hides both the litter box and its odors quite well. Two things we don't love: 1) there's nothing to keep the top open while you're cleaning out the litterbox, so you end up sort of propping it open with your head while scooping poo (my husband says he thinks there was a piece missing in our package so maybe it's supposed to have a piece here and we just never received it?) 2) it's a bit cramped so a bigger kitty can end up peeing over the side and leaving a pretty awful mess under the box which I imagine will eventually sink into the wood. We have dealt with this by cutting up a trash bag, putting it under the box, and taping it to the 3 doorless inner sides of the litterbox. There are still puddles every cleaning but at least they're on the plastic and not the wood.
Christina from Alberta
We have two cats who have always used an open litter box. We weren't really sure how our cats would respond to now using an enclosed box. Before I even had construction complete the cats were inside having a nap! I placed a heavy duty industrial mat inside both compartments to catch any litter, so far so good! They've been using it for 3 days and I haven't had to clean up any litter, which was our main purpose of purchasing this. The directions weren't the easiest to follow but it was straight forward assembly I didn't really need the instructions. There's options for left or right openings. We use the top part for their food as it's wide enough to sit comfortably. If I was keeping their water on top I would lay something down first to protect the material from any spills. It's easy to wipe down and the hinged top adds extra convenience! I would definitely recommend this product and company to anyone!!
Perfect Litter Box
steven from ventura, CA – Verified Buyer
We don't have too much space in our home for a litter box to be hidden. The bathrooms are too small and we don't like the idea of having the litter box out in the open or in a bedroom because of the odor and appearance. So we came across this litter box. The fact that it looks like a piece of furniture was the reason we liked it so much. We have it in a hallway and it looks just like a bench or end table. It is much more pleasant to look at than a regular litter box. It is a great size for our single cat. He gets in there no problem and adjusted to it almost immediately. The 2 compartments inside work wonders on keeping the litter contained within. All excess litter drops off him as he passes through the front compartment before exiting. The lid has locking hydraulics and stays open on its own when you lift to clean. Fabulous product and well built. Our cat loves it and we love it even more. Great purchase.
Great litter box enclosure
Jenn from Cape Cod, MA – Verified Buyer
This is a wonderful way to hide a litter box in any room. It looks great. Wish I'd had a second person to help put it together. There are significant gaps where sides meet or where sides meet bottom. But applying contact paper inside to make interior cleaning easier (as some reviewers suggested) is an effective way to close the gaps so there is no leakage. My new kitten started using the box I put in the enclosure right away. No problems at all. I did not install the interior wall as I wanted a bigger box and more room for the kitten as he grows. Highly recommended. Wish it could serve as a bench to sit on.
Great solution for litter going everywhere!
Lori from Ludlow, KY – Verified Buyer
When I read the other reviews, I thought this was a grea idea, but was hesitant to try as our 2 cats are 17 years old - not sure they would easily move to the 'box.' I'm happy to report the transition has been easier than expected - we simply moved the old litter box closer to the new one over a number of days and did not immediately attach the lid, nor the inside divider. When the old box was removed, they went to the new one and eventually I attached the lid and closed it bit by bit each day. Even without the divider or a litter mat, the reduction in litter going everywhere is at least 90%. Other tips: We did not install the decorative trim to the top so that we could place the box closer the the wall and still open; we covered the holes on top with wooden white pegs. Also we removed the hinge piece so that the lid would open completely - we lean the lid against the wall behind it when cleaning out the box. Highly recommend!!
Cat loves it, we love it!
Rebecca from Lewiston, ID – Verified Buyer
We got this litter box a few weeks ago and as soon as we set it up our cat started using it! I was worried that it looked sort of small, but it must be okay because he loves it! It was easy to set up, though my husband did have to reinforce the hinge. But it works great now. Also, we did take the advice of other reviewers. We cut a door in a plastic tub to use as the litter box, which has eliminated the possibility over spray and kicking of litter. Also, we lined the bottom and sides with pet liners, just in case, and put down a litter trapping mat and the entrance. I see almost no litter on the floor and I can't smell or see the litter box. It's awesome and looks adorable from the outside! I still do recommend cleaning the litter box everyday if not every other day just to keep everything smelling great, but I would recommend this product to ANYONE who has a cat. It rocks!
Practical & functional!
Madeleine from Amesbury, MA – Verified Buyer
Love this piece of furniture! Quick delivery. So easy to put together and sturdy. I opted not to add the inside partition as it is roomier for my extra large kitty without it. I lined the interior with vinyl contact paper for easy clean up of overspray. My cats tends to overspray even in the high sided litter box. Both cats went in and used immediately. The sturdy hinged lid makes cleaning the box a breeze. So glad I purchased.
Solved Our Problems
sara from denver, CO – Verified Buyer
Really helps keep litter from being tracked outside of the box. Very sturdy, but we glued all the joints anyway. Our cat started using it right away. We also put white contact paper on the floor inside and on the top. Now the cat can jump on top where her food and water are and the inside is more water proof and easy to wipe out. I looked at a lot of covered litter box options and this is the right one !
SH from Indianapolis
I am very pleased with this product. I wanted to hide my cats' litter pans and keep them from tracking so much litter onto the floor. They still track some out, but it's much, much less. I haven't put any kind of mat inside it yet, but that may help with the bit of litter still being tracked out when I do. It was quick and easy to assemble as well. The only drawback is that the lid doesn't always want to stay open while I'm cleaning it, which makes it a little awkward. Also, keep in mind that you can't set it very close to a wall because of the way the top of the lid is designed. Overall, I'm very happy with it. I'm considering getting another one for a different room.
OUR SKU # DBX1000Litter Box Enclosure is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: Designer Catbox - Black, Designer Catbox - Espresso, Designer Catbox - White