Feline loo duties are never a carnival. But crystal litter makes it a lot easier. It’s lightweight, controls odors, the crystals are hygienic, and it doesn’t have to be changed as often as the old litter types.
If you want to switch to a better brand or you’re shopping for your first bag of crystal litter, then we’ve got your back. Here are the top choices that will give your kitty’s bathroom a welcome upgrade!
The main feature that we love about this litter is that it changes color to indicate any health problems with your cat. It can detect blood, abnormal pH levels, and other danger signs, giving you a warning in advance to visit the vet. The litter is also super absorbent and odor-free, so it’s perfect for a multi-cat household.
The crystals also prevent dust build-up, don’t stick to your cat’s paws, and they are also unscented. The litter also doesn’t clump, so it’s easy to scoop when it’s time to clean the box. Other benefits include long-lasting freshness, no chemicals, and no dusty clouds when you pour the litter into the tray!
- Health indicator system.
- Chemical, dust, and scent-free.
- Doesn’t stick to paws.
- The odorless quality is reduced when several cats use the same litter box.
This is a great choice if you prefer scented crystal cat litter. The crystals have a fresh scent that can last for a long time. They are also designed to be very absorbent and to actively fight the odors of urine and waste. The crystals cannot clump, which makes them easy to scoop – and as you do, the unused grains will fall back into the litter tray for continued use. The weight of the crystals also won’t weigh the litter down, making it a breeze to move the full tray to a new location!
- Smells fresh for weeks.
- Doesn’t clump.
- The crystals are hard and can stick to a cat’s feet.
- Some consumers say it’s dusty.
This product is suitable for an owner who is looking for crystal litter that can treat their single cat like royalty. According to the manufacturer, one bag of Ultra Micro crystals will last for a month, which is amazing – especially if you hate the high prices of cat litter these days. But what perks can you expect?
The crystals are gentle on your pet’s paws, so they won’t discourage your cat from using the litter box. They are also designed to reduce dust, tracking around the house, and their absorbent design both controls odors and dries out wet solid waste.
- Great for a one-cat household.
- Soft on a cat’s paws.
- Very absorbent.
- It can clump.
Tired of odors? Litter Pearls designed a product that promises to keep things under control for up to 30 days. This could be a welcome feature if you live in a small flat or you just hate the way that cat litter boxes smell (who doesn’t!). But you can also look forward to paw-friendly crystals that are unscented and won’t trail everywhere that your cat walks after using the box. Other great features include low dust, good absorbency, and non-toxic crystals.
- Great and lasting odor control.
- Gentle on paws.
- Easy to scoop.
- Non-toxic to animals and people.
- Not as lightweight as other products.
Vibrant Life created special mini-crystals to make this litter produce little dust when compared to some other brands. Another perk is the elimination of unwanted smells and speaking of which, cats might be weary of a new litter brand, so the unscented nature of the crystals also makes the product less repulsive to your pet. The litter also works very quickly to maintain freshness after your cat uses it and locks away urine or waste smells with welcome speed!
- Comfortable for cats.
- Good odor control.
- Can get dusty after a few weeks.
If you’re disappointed by the last batch of clay litter you used, then we can recommend this offer. The dual pack crystals can dry waste and absorb urine up to five times faster than traditional litter materials. The packs can also last a one-cat home for two months or 30 days for a house with two felines. The quick-working nature of this litter, plus the durability, already makes this a good choice. However, you can also expect a degree of neatness. That’s right, it’s designed to gather a minimal amount of dust and reduce tracking.
- Dual packs.
- Easy to use.
- Lasts long.
- Not messy.
- Three or more cats will need a change roughly every 10 days.
There are a lot of great crystal litters out there. However, for some cat owners, they come with an obvious problem and that is the size of the crystals. Some pets have sensitive pads on their paws or they simply do not like the feel of the large chunks. Litter Pearls has a good selection of different types of crystal litters and their “Micro Crystals” option is perfect for delicate feet. However, just because the crystals are smaller doesn’t mean that their capacity for odor control is any less! Indeed, they neutralize ammonia smells on contact.
- Beautiful blue and white crystals.
- Soft on paws.
- No clumps.
- Three cats require two bags a month.
A lot of crystal cat litters do not clump and some owners are happy with that. But what if you prefer the clumps because you find it easier to remove urine that way? In that case, Ultra Pet designed a crystal litter product for you that does just that! Indeed, it collects urine in sturdy clumps that make scooping a breeze. Also, by quickly drying all waste, you can also expect excellent odor control.
You can also look forward to low dust litter, non-toxic crystals that are safe for your pets and family, and gel crystals that are soft on your kitty’s paws.
- Perfect for owners who want a clumping crystal litter.
- Won’t irritate your cat’s paws.
- Good odor-control.
- Not suitable for those who hate clumps.
We’ve already added quite a few of the Litter Pearls range but what makes this product different from its brethren? Truth be told, we couldn’t really see a special feature other than the color – the crystals are mostly white. This is probably why it’s labeled as “crystal clear” and if you’re not in love with crystal litter that’s all sorts of shades, then a uniformly white litter might just be the most attractive option for you!
However, this product is not just a pretty face. You can expect all the perks that mark this range including great odor control, low dust, and a non-toxic design that is unscented, absorbent, and gentle on the feet.
- Suitable for owners who prefer one color.
- Quickly captures odors.
- Safe for cats and humans.
- Doesn’t clump.
- Can cause some tracking.
This is a fun one! It’s a great pick if you’re the type of owner who likes to go off the beaten path and spice things up a little. This crystal litter is available in three fun neon colors – pink, orange, and green! Your kitty litter box will certainly stand out! But besides adding color to your cat’s life, this litter is also suitable if you’re specifically looking for a crystal product that clumps. This litter is also easy to scoop and is safe for all ages.
- Available in three neon colors.
- Easy to clean.
- Good odor control.
- Might cause some tracking.
ZenKitty created a basic crystal litter that is aesthetically pleasing and practical. The crystals are white with flecks of pink and dark purple. The product is also scented to smell really fresh. The latter can be a bonus if your cat has a habit of leaving smelly surprises behind in its litter box! Besides the perfume, the crystals themselves absorb moisture and odors while their light weight makes the litter box easy to carry to another part of the house.
- Really gentle on sensitive paws.
- Great odor control.
- Classy appearance.
- Low dust.
- No clumping.
- Not suitable for cats who are sensitive to perfumed cat litter.
Who might like this one? It’s perfect if you want an all-white, unscented crystal litter that clumps. Designed to deal with the most offensive odors, you can simply scoop clumped urine and dried-out waste with little effort and keep the unused litter in the box. Indeed, Litter Pearls promises 30 days of freshness regardless of how many cats you have in your household. If any of them have finicky feet, then these gentle gel crystals won’t cause them any grief either.
- All-white crystals look amazing.
- No perfume.
- Soft on feline feet.
- Low dust.
- Suitable for all ages.
- Can cause some tracking.
Snappy Tom designed something special just for kittens! This no-track crystal litter is non-toxic and comes in two varieties. You can choose between unscented and “lavender.” The crystals also don’t clump and quickly dries your kitten’s business to keep smells under control. This comes with an added bonus; you don’t have to constantly remove clumps. The crystals are also fully natural and safe to use around your kitten and kids.
- Available in two scents and sizes.
- Easy to clean up.
- Good odor control.
- Might not work well with adult cats.
Earlier on this list, we reviewed Fresh Step’s unscented, non-clumping litter. If you like the brand but you’re also a fan of clumping litter with a whiff of perfume, then this might be a better choice! Let’s see exactly what you can expect. To start with, the crystals are 5 times more effective than clay products when it comes to sealing away odors! You can also rest assured that the crystals are comfortable on your cat’s paws and after they’re done using the litter box, you can easily scoop the clumps and discard them.
- Good clumping.
- Fantastic odor control.
- Doesn’t irritate paws.
- Scented for extra freshness.
- Not suitable for pets that are put off by scented products.
This litter was specially designed for older cats that tend to urinate more frequently. According to the brand and some reviews, it helps to prevent urinary tract infections and kidney problems. The litter has a fine texture, almost like sand, and this encourages cats to bury their waste (better odor control and faster drying). However, even if your cat cannot be bothered with covering up their crime, the crystals immediately go to work to dry out waste and urine. This is not a clumping litter but it’s still easy to scoop clean. It’s also pine-scented.
- Formulated for senior cats.
- Completely safe and non-toxic.
- Traps urine on contact.
- Some cats might not like the pine-scented crystals.