Self-Cleaning Litter Box
PetSafe Simply Clean features an open circular litter bowl for easier access, covered conveyor, and solid main base. It comes in only one color combination, a dirty white base and conveyor cover with a gray litter bowl and litter guard and a dark green waste bin.
PetSafe Simply Clean measures:
- 28" in length;
- 19" in width;
- 10" in height.
- The diameter of the circular litter bowl is 20”.
PetSafe Simply Clean can be set up in just a couple of simple steps. After removing the packaging, install the litter guard, put the conveyor cover in place, insert the removable waste bin into its designated slot in the back of the unit, and fill the circular bowl with your litter of choice.
PetSafe Simply Clean does not require manual scooping.
PetSafe Simply Clean features a motor that powers the top conveyor and rotating litter bowl, so it does produce some noise. Having said that, it is considerably quieter than any other self-cleaning litter box on the market.
PetSafe Simply Clean is made of durable plastic and features a motor and electrical circuitry hidden inside the device. It can last for years with proper use, depending on the litter used and the number of pets in your home.
PetSafe Simply Clean provides decent odor control, which can be further improved by adding some baking soda and clean litter into the plastic bag before placing it inside the bin.
PetSafe Simply Clean is designed for cats weighing up to 15lbg, so it is not ideal for larger breeds. Old or disabled cats may have difficulties climbing into the litter bowl and jumping out of it. Kittens can use the box, but you should unplug the device and scoop the litter manually until they are at least 6 months old. PetSafe Simply Clean is a perfect choice for timid pets that are easily startled by loud noises and sudden movements.
Suitable For Multiple Cats
PetSafe Simply Clean can work with any clumping scoopable clay cat litter.
PetSafe Simply Clean does not require any liners, but you can use any ordinary plastic bag for easier waste disposal.
Cleaning & Maintenance
If you have one cat in your household, the company recommends cleaning your PetSafe Simply Clean once every two weeks. You can completely immerse the litter tray, litter guard, and waste receptacle in water and wash them with mild soap. Do not expose the main unit or any electrical components to water or chemicals. You can also clean the conveyor with a sponge or damp cloth.
With PetSafe Simply Clean, no special training is required.
PetSafe Simply Clean does not feature any exposed moving parts and all of the electrical components are safely hidden inside the main unit. The device does not have any sharp edges or protruding elements that could harm your pets in any way.
PetSafe Simply Clean comes with a 45-day money-back guarantee.
PetSafe Simply Clean is covered by Radio Systems Corporation's 1-year warranty against all defects in materials and workmanship.
Self-Washing, Self-Flushing Cat Box (Open-Top, Hood Bought Separately)
CatGenie is a gray-and-white litter box in the shape of a toilet bowl, consisting of a base, brim, bowl, and a canister-like construction that contains the electronic elements. It features an automated hand that scoops the solids and the bowl has drain holes that allow the liquids to fall into a reservoir with odor-killing sanitizing liquid. It is an open-top litter box, but a custom-designed hood can be bought separately if your cat likes privacy.
- 24.5 inches in length;
- 19.25 inches in width;
- 21 inches in height;
- 230 square inches in usable cat space (basin).
CatGenie needs to be hooked up to a cold water line and waste-water drain and plugged into an electrical outlet. The process should not take longer than 15 minutes and it is explained in details in the CatGenie setup manual. All necessary supplies are provided in the package, excluding a pair of pliers. Although the manufacturer claims that a plumber's assistance is not needed to complete the installation process, inexperienced users may need the help of a professional.
CatGenie fully eliminates the need for scooping.
CatGenie's cleaning cycle lasts less than half an hour. For 26 minutes, the noise it emits is rather quiet and cannot be heard through closed doors. During the cycle, there are 3 brief periods when the sound of water draining can be heard. It is no louder than a washing machine, but it can bother cats that are particularly sensitive to noise.
CatGenie is mostly made of durable plastic, with the exception of pins that are made of aluminum and the motor that is made of heavy-duty materials. Its solid construction and high-quality materials guarantee that it can last for years to come.
Since CatGenie flushes the waste and thoroughly cleans the granules and the bowl with water and sanitizing liquid during the cleaning process, odors are only present from the point when the cat does his or her business until the point when the cleaning cycle takes place. Unfortunately, the granules are not absorbent and do not minimize odor. It is recommended to program CatGenie to start the cleaning cycle 10 or 30 minutes after the cat uses it to keep the bowl odor-free.
CatGenie is best suited for cats aged 6 months or older and weighing up to 20 pounds. Cats aged 8 weeks to 6 months should use CatGenie with supervision.
Suitable For Multiple Cats
CatGenie does not use litter. It exclusively uses proprietary Washable Granules.
CatGenie does not require the use of liners.
Cleaning & Maintenance
With CatGenie, the cleaning process is fully automated and the same goes for maintenance. You only need to purchase SaniSolution cartridges containing sanitizing liquid used for cleaning and maintenance cartridges that are used every 2-4 months to thoroughly clean hard-to-reach spots. With both types of cartridges, you only need to pop them in and CatGenie does the rest.
CatGenie is an unusual litter box and the acclimation period can last anywhere from several days to several weeks, depending on your cat’s personality. To help your cat get used to CatGenie, you can place treats and toys in and around CatGenie, praise your cat when he or she explores the new litter box, and wait until you introduce your friend to the strange sound of the cleaning cycle. At first, you should keep the old box next to CatGenie, but you should stop cleaning it, so your cat can naturally move on to the new, clean box.
CatGenie is completely safe to use. There are no shock hazards or sharp elements to worry about, all surface that your cat comes in contact with are smooth and non-toxic, the sanitizing liquid and granules are pet-safe, and the device pauses the cleaning cycle if your cat jumps into the bowl mid-cycle.
CatGenie comes with a 90-day money-back guarantee.
CatGenie comes with a 2-year manufacturer's warranty.