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We all love our pets, but the messes they make? Not so much.
Cats in particular can leave behind a trail of sand as they step outside their litter box, much to their owners' chagrin. If you're looking for a simple way to keep those areas clean, one ultra popular Amazon product can help.
The Pieviev Cat Litter Mat Trapper is designed to catch and trap excess litter that manages to escape its box, making it easy to prevent messes. It's also on sale for just $24 right now, making it an affordable cleaning solution.
This unique double-layered mat is one way to cut down on the amount of sweeping up around your cat's litter box. Made from durable and washable EVA plastic, the mat has an upper honeycomb layer that catches litter as it falls through the holes. You can then dump the excess into the trash, or back into the litter box.
The mat has a waterproof bottom layer to catch any potential spills, and can easily be hosed off to clean between uses. It measures 24 by 30 inches to provide a large surface layer to catch any litter that may get scattered about.
You can shop the mat on sale in two colours (brown and black), which are on sale for $24 instead of the usual $30.
What people are saying
With more than 21,000 five-star reviews from shoppers, it's clear that cat owners have been loving the Pieviev Cat Litter Mat Trapper. It's earned a 4.5-star average rating, with shoppers saying that it "works like a charm."
"Best litter mat ever for multiple cats!" raved one reviewer. They added that it's "heavy enough to stay put" — even through cat play fights.
Another reviewer wrote that thanks to this mat, the litter scattered around their home was "reduced overall by 98%."
One person noted that the mat "works exactly as advertised" and called it the "best purchase ever made for our cat."
In spite of the many rave reviews, reviewers note that there are some drawbacks to this mat. Some shoppers found that the mat arrives with "a strong odour," and recommended letting it air out before use, while others complained that it didn't completely flatten after being unboxed.
For an easy solution to cat litter being tracked around the house, shoppers agree that this mat is "worth a purchase." It does a great job at catching errant kitty litter before it ends up on your floors, and provides a sturdy and easy to clean surface.
Reviewers recommend that if you do add the mat to cart, you'll want to let it sit outside for a few hours to remove any chemical smells. If your mat also won't stay flattened after being opened, they recommend heating it up with a hair dryer to help remove the creases.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.