litter box


chiefly US
: a container holding dry material (called litter) that is used as a toilet by animals (especially cats) while they are indoors

Examples of litter box in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Did the litter box keep smells at bay when not in use? Katherine Alex Beaven, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 The Travel Cat Portable Litter Box is a collapsible and portable litter box that’s scoop-friendly, odor-blocking and comfortable for different types of cats. Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Oct. 2023 The litter box is ideal for hotels, rest stops and other travel locations. Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Oct. 2023 Anyone who’s emptied a litter box or flushed a toilet knows that the issue of a single individual can change shape dramatically over time. Karen Wright, Discover Magazine, 11 Nov. 2019 To test the litter boxes, the testers filled the litter box with cat litter per the box’s guidelines. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Peoplemag, 20 Sep. 2023 But cats can be quite picky and a sudden change of litter brand can lead to unpleasant behaviors — namely, peeing and pooping just outside the litter box or elsewhere in the home. Rachel Kurzius, Washington Post, 19 Sep. 2023 The thin plastic bags that used to line every bathroom trash can and litter box in California were and are made of low-density polyethylene, or LDPE. Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times, 24 Aug. 2023 Several employees take turns cleaning Leo’s litter box, filling his food and water bowls and changing his T-shirts, Simpkins said. Cathy Free, Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Litter box.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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