Cat Litter Frugal Tips & Uses 

Uncommon frugal living uses for cat litter. Frugal Living Tips

We all know what cat litter is used for but did you know there are lots of other uses for the product too. uses that really can come in handy.

Drying agent 

Preserve fresh flowers by placing them on a bed of clean litter in an airtight container for 7 to 10 days.

Make sure the litter you buy is odour free and non scented, as the chemicals in these scents may affect the flowers.

Dry a Mobile Phone

You know when you accidentally drop your phone down the toilet or in the bath. Well as long as you can get the phone dried out as soon as you can you may be able to save it.

Litter is a great drying agent so place your phone in a tub of dry litter. Completely cover the phone and leave for 24 hours. If you caught it in time you may have saved your phone from extinction.

Smell remover

To remove unpleasant smells, sprinkle litter granules in dustbins, fireplaces or on the floors of musty rooms. Before packing a suitcase or a trunk, leave an open top tin filled with litter inside overnight.  

Also if you cat has urinated someone in your home, sprinkle some litter over the spot and leave for a few hours. The litter should absorb any remaining smells in the area.

This is important because this will prevent your cat returning to that area to urinate their again.

Oil absorber

Sprinkle litter over oil puddles and other spills on the garage floor. Leave until the fluids have been absorbed and then sweep it up. This is a good tip if you are planning to have a garage or yard sale, there's nothing worse than getting oil on your shoes and then spreading around everywhere.

Have you got any tips for using litter for anything else than it was intended for? If you do why not drop me a line and I will add it to this list.


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