Litter Box Furniture, Hiders and Disguises

Litter box enclosures, disguises, or hiders can be desired when a litter box is needed in a room where one does not want a litter box on view. Litter box concealers also keep litter scatter contained, serving as a covered litter box. A furniture type litter box enclosure can give more room for the cats than many covered litter boxes, but note the size carefully, since some litter box furniture items are too small for large breed cats to fit in. Also, measure the size litter box you want to use in a litter box cabinet and then compare it with the measurements of the cabinet to make sure it will fit. Many of the litter box hiders will not fit a jumbo sized litter box. Jumbo sized litter trays are approximately 22'' or 23" x 16'' or 17".

Litter pan hiders range from simple to more elaborate decorative furniture items. Furniture type hiders are good because they can have additional uses- either storage, a table top, or a surface on which cats can nap or climb. Multi-purpose litter box furniture give even more functions for one furniture item.

While one may wish to hide a litter box, do take care to not have it in a dark, small, closed up structure, with a small entry. There needs to be enough light and air flow for the cats, or they won't want to go in. Also, take care to check for eliminations a few times a day, to then scoop them out. With a litter box hidden, it can be easy to forget about scooping it out when needed. In an enclosed container, it is more important to keep the box scooped out often, since the odor will be concentrated inside the enclosed space. That will repel most cats, understandably.

Basic Litter Box Hiders

Modern Cat Contemporary Litter Hider
Modern Cat Contemporary Litter Hider

This is a good litter box hider because it has a nice, large doorway, which will allow in more light and help with airflow. Even large cats will be able to enter and exit comfortable. There are also slits in the back wall, which help with airflow. It fits standard to large sized litter pans, but will not fit the jumbo sized pans needed for very large cats. It Includes a hook inside the hider for hanging a litter scoop. The top cover comes off to allow for easy cleaning. It can also be used as cozy cat hideway, if you put a pillow inside instead of a litter box.

This litter box enclosure is made with a washable, high pressure laminate finish, with chrome plated steel legs. Available in walnut finish only.

Outside Dimensions: 21.5" L 18.5" W 20.75" H, Inside Dimensions: 20" L 17"W 17.5" H

 

 


The Refined Litterbox

This wood cat litter box disguiser looks like an item of furniture which could be in any room of a home. It includes hinged doors, sliding bottom tray for ease of litter removal, top storage drawer, and reversible walls for left or right entry. Constructed from plywood with pine veneer, coated with non toxic polyurethane. Some assembly required. It comes in the following stains: Birch, Honey, Mahogany, White, Espresso. This size won't fit automatic litter boxes or jumbo sized plastic litter pans, but there is a larger version available (see below).

    Measurements:
  • Outside: 28" width x 19" depth x 24.5" height
  • Inside with tray: 21 3/4" width x 14 1/4" depth x 16 1/4" height
  • Inside tray removed: 23 3/4" width x 17 1/4" depth x 16 3/4" height
  • Entrance: 9 3/4" width x 10 3/4" height

 

 

The Refined Litterbox II for Electronic Litterboxes *Fits large cats and jumbo sized litter boxes

This is a larger version of the original Refined Litter box (above). This size will fit jumbo sized plastic litter boxes as well as several brands of electric litter boxes. It comes in Honey, Mahogany, and Espresso. It is made of the same materials as the original Refined Litterbox, plywood with pine veneer, coated with non toxic polyurethane. There is a hole in the back an electric cord if using an automatic litter box. Large cats will fit in this model.

    Measurements:
  • Outside: 36" width x 25" depth x 28.5" height
  • Inside w/tray: 31" w x 21" d x 19" h
  • Inside w/o tray: 34" w x 23" d x 20" h
  • Opening: 9 3/4" w x 10 3/4" h
    Fits the following Automatic Litter Boxes:
  • LitterMaid Elite®,
  • LitterMaid Mega®,
  • ScoopFree®, and
  • Petmate Purrforma®*

 


The Cat Washroom Litterbox Concealer

The Cat Washroom litter box concealer is a versatile, practical and multi-functional item of furniture. Not only does it serve as a litter box hider, but it is also an end table with the useful shelf space and a stainless steel towel bar. This is perfect for a bathroom, but will also work well in most any room. It can also be used as a cozy pet sleeping area, instead of a litter box hider. It features a classic cabinet design, wainscoting paneling, and stainless steel hardware. The door opens wide and is easy to clean. Minimum assembly required. Comes in white or expresso.

It fits litter pans up to 18.5 inches W x 15 inches D. The Litter Box is not included. This product won't work for large breed cats such as Maine Coons, Norwegian Forest Cats or Ragdolls since it won't fit the jumbo sized litter box large breed cats need, as well as due the smallish entry. But, it will be fine for average sized cats.

    Measurements:
  • External (D x W x H): 20” x 18” x 25”
  • Internal (D x W x H): 18.5” x 16.5” x 18.5”
  • Door (W x H): 7” x 8”

 


Single Door Rustic Alder Litterbox Cabinet with Sagauro Ribs

This litter box cabinet is made from distressed rustic knotty alder hardwood, with Saguro cactus ribs inset in the door. The face frame, doors and molding are 1” solid wood. Pre-Finished in your choice out of 5 different wood tone stains. The litterpan area is coated with polyurethane to seal the wood. This cabinet arrives completely assembled, and is hand made in the USA.

A good option that is available is to have two entries, on each end. This will give better light, airflow, and will prevent one cat from being trapped inside by a pesky other cat, child or dog. Unfortunately, there is not room for jumbo sized litter boxes which large breed cats need. But, this litter box hider is nice for average sized cats.

Dimensions:

  • Overall Outside Measurements: 27 ½” W x 31 ½” H x 18” D
  • Inside Dimensions of Litterpan Area: 24” W x 27” H x 15” D
  • 10”w x 12” h side entrance for kitty- you may choose which side you would like the entrance on…right or left or both sides

 

 

Rustic Alder Litterbox Cabinet with Sagauro Rib- 2 doors

This is a variation of the single door model shown above. This version has a solid wood drawer, and two doors that open to the litter box area. As with the one door model, this one is also made from distressed rustic knotty alder hardwood, with Saguro cactus ribs inset in the door. The face frame, doors and molding are 1” solid wood. The litterpan area is coated with polyurethane to seal the wood. This cabinet arrives completely assembled, and is hand made in the USA. You may choose from 5 different wood toned stains.

There is the option to have two cat entries, on each end. This will give better light, airflow, and will prevent one cat from being trapped inside by a pesky other cat, child or dog. Unfortunately, there is not room for a jumbo sized litter box, which large breed cats need. But, this litter box hider is nice for average sized cats.

Dimensions:

  • Overall Outside Measurements: 29 ½” W x 31 ½” H x 18” D
  • Inside Dimensions of Litterpan Area: 26” W x 20”H x 15” D
  • 10”w x 12” h side entrance for kitty- you may choose which side you would like the entrance on…right or left or both side

 


Good Pet Stuff Hidden Litter Litter Box *Fits large cats

The Good Pet Stuff Hidden Litter Litter Box, Tuscany Model, looks like a decorative clay pot with a potted plant that will look terrific in any room of your house. This model of their litter box hider was designed to fit large cats. It is in two sections, where the top half comes off, to allow easy scooping and changing of the litter. The durable polypropylene construction will last a long time.

An attractive artificial plant is included, that is 3 feet tall, but you can replace the plant with other artificial plants you can buy in the craft section of stores if you don't like the one included, or just not have a plant in it. The decorative moss at the base of the plant can be replaced with something else you might prefer, such as lava rocks or decorative shells. The planter/litter box is 20" wide x 19 3/4" high. Measures 42 inches high with plant. 1-year limited warranty.

 

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