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Clumping Vs. Non-Clumping Cat Litter

Which is Better: Clumping or Non-Clumping Litter?

Grumpy Cat Offers Her Opinion


We recently sat down with Grumpy Cat to get her thoughts about clumping vs. non-clumping cat litter. The interview was short; we only got to ask her one question before she slipped away without even saying goodbye.

What do you think about non-clumping cat litter?

OK, so we really didn’t sit down with Grumpy Cat, but this graphic makes our point. Here’s why we think clumping cat litter is vastly superior to non-clumping.

Clumping Litter vs. Non-Clumping Litter

  1. A quick clumping cat litter makes scooping so much easier because your cat’s “business” is trapped in firm, tight clumps that are easy to scoop.
  2. Clumping litters trap liquids before they seep to the bottom of the box. If you don’t catch them, you’re stuck chiseling and scraping as part of your routine.
  3. Unlike non-clumping litters, a clumping litter traps nasty odors in the box, keeping your home smelling fresh.
  4. Non-clumping litters are usually made of clay, which is often strip-mined from the earth (which is bad for the environment) and may contain harmful silica dust (which is harmful for you and your cat).

Here at World’s Best Cat Litter™ we’re so adamant about the benefits of a clumping litter that we designed all of our products with a quick clumping ability to ensure outstanding odor control and simplified cleanup! Learn more about our natural clumping cat litter formulas.

  • Kris

    Here is my issue with company’s that do not make a non- clumping litter. My cat being a weirdo and loving water is constantly getting the clumps stuck to his feet and belly and then cleaning himself off (Ingesting them). This has caused him to develop an intestinal blockage and an expensive vet bill. We had to switch to a non- clumping clay litter instead. We hate using clay because it’s bad for us and our cat but we can not find a natural litter that is non clumping! It’s driving me crazy. Any suggestions?

  • World’s Best Cat Litter™

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. To clarify; have you tried World’s Best Cat Litter™?

    World’s Best Cat Litter™ is made with natural ingredients from corn (Original Series) or corn and other plant derived fibers (Advanced Natural Series)and does not contain Sodium Bentonite, which is commonly used in clay litters as a clumping agent. The corn’s ability to absorb moisture and the natural starches in the corn allow it to clump. It is digestible and it contains no chemicals, clays, dyes or perfumes. Because World’s Best Cat Litter™ is made from all natural ingredients, any litter ingested will pass through the animal’s system naturally, not causing any intestinal blockages. If your pet were to consume large quantities of World’s Best Cat Litter™, we would
    recommend choosing a different litter.

    If you are interested in trying World’s Best Cat Litter™ and find that it does not work for your household, we do offer a money back guarantee.

  • William Lowry Waring

    Why would anyone use NON-clumping litter??