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CitiKitty: Cat Toilet Training Kit
Status: Controversial. I'm doubtful this could work, but some people swear it does
image I'm sorry. I refuse to believe it would be possible to train a cat to use a toilet, despite what the CitiKitty company might claim. After all, you can't train cats to do anything. (At least, not my cat.) This is how the CityKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit is supposed to work:

The specially designed training seat securely sits on your toilet filled with litter. Your cat naturally uses CitiKitty as its new litter box. The rings are removed thus reducing the amount of litter. Once all rings are removed your cat is toilet trained!

I think the cat might use the citikitty thing while it has litter in it. But once the litter is gone, the cat will not keep going back to where the litter used to be. Instead, it'll pee on your bed (or somewhere else designed to punish you and force you to bring back the litter). But in the interest of fairness, if anyone has successfully used this device, I'd be curious to hear about it.
Animals
Posted by The Curator on Thu Oct 13, 2005


I know for a fact that this is true in some cases, because my boyfriend trained his previous cat using the citikitty system. He says he followed the directions exactly and his cat had no problems or accidents along the way. It would also use other toilets when they went on vacation.

Sounds nice, so I thought I'd try the citikitty with my new four month old cat. It's not going as smoothly as it did for him - my kitty is finally starting to pee in the toilet, but poops on the floor in front of the toilet. If I can catch her in the act, I pick her up so that she finishes in the toilet, but since I'm not always home or awake when it happens, that's not always possible. Not sure yet how this will turn out!
Posted by Jess  in  Ohio  on  Sat Dec 01, 2012  at  05:52 PM
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