Why self-cleaning litter boxes are bad?
Automatic cat litter boxes are also loud, and may startle some cats to the point they avoid the machine altogether. … And no automatic litter box works with kittens or cats that weigh less than 5 pounds because they’re too small to set off the sensors that tell the litter box when to scoop and when not to scoop.
How does a self-cleaning litter box clean itself?
How do self-cleaning litter boxes work? Almost all self-cleaning litter boxes require clumping litter, either your favorite brand or a specific type recommended by the manufacturer. Sensors detect when your cat has used the box and when it leaves, and a few minutes later, the cleaning cycle begins.