The importance of keeping your cat’s litter box clean can’t be overstated. Unless you want a smelly, unsanitary mess on your hands, regularly cleaning the litter box is a must. In order to properly clean the litter box, it is essential to have a good litter box scoop. However, when choosing a litter box scoop, it would be to your advantage, to consider the following:

  • Does the scoop pick-up big clumps easily?
  • Can the scoop handle a box used by multiple cats?
  • Is the scoop easy to clean?
  • Does the scoop keep litter scattering to a minimal?
  • Will the scoop help to keep the litter box sanitary?
  • Can the scoop be easily stored?
  • Is the scoop made out of a strong durable material?
  • Is the scoop comfortable to handle?

Keeping these factors in mind, can help to narrow down your search for the proper scoop. In the hopes of making your search even less daunting, below is a brief list of some quality litter scoops that address the above points. At the most, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for, if not, you’ll at least be pointed in the right direction.

7. Scoop’N Hide
By Booda

The Scoop-N-Hide Litter Scoop is a sleekly designed scoop with a storage dock. The hinged caddy doors, makes it easy to access the sifter from the dock. It’s made out of a plastic material that is easy to clean, so that storage in the dock can be sanitary. It has a “Deep Bucket Scoop”, making it possible to scoop large amounts, with less frequency.

6. Antimicrobial Scoop
By Nature’s Miracle

Nature’s Miracle has created a sifter that’s coated with an antimicrobial finish that helps to eliminate germs while it’s being used. The sifter is made out of a quality plastic and has a non-stick surface to stop litter from clinging once you’re done using it. When the sifter is not being used, you can keep it in a caddy especially designed for it’s storage. It also has a hole in the handle, just in case you want to store it hanging up.

5. Detachable
Long Handle Scoop
By Yangbaga

If you have problems bending over to scoop your cat’s litter box, then this scoop design might be just what you need. It is created with a detachable, long handle, so that you can scoop the litter box standing up or while sitting in a chair. The length can be adjusted from 16.4“ to 32.8” and it is made from a “Thick Premium Stainless Steel” that is a corrosion resistant scoop that will last a long time. Lastly the vendor offers a 100% money back guarantee.

4. Wire Litter Scoop
By BasicForm

BasicForm created a sifter made from stainless still wire that’s 4mm in diameter. It’s corrosion resistant and has a resin coated surface that’s easy to clean. With it’s long handle and wiry frame, it sifts quickly and reduces dust inhalation. 

3. Aluminum Alloy
Litter Scoop
By CO-Z

The CO-Z Litter Scoop has Anti-Scatter Slats—enclosed sides—to prevent the spreading of soiled litter as you clean the box. Because of it’s narrow slots, it’s ideal for clay-based litter or corn based diets. It’s made from an industrial grade steel which is light, stain and corrosion resistant. With a comfortable rubber handle grip and solid, durable design, it can do double duty as a garden hoe. When you’re done using it, you can store it, by hanging it from the hole on the handle.

2. Deep Shovel Scoop
By Iprimio

The iPrimio, Cat Litter Scooper, is a patented deep shovel, non-stick design. With an ergonomic handle grip and a wide edge in the front, it’s designed to easily  and comfortably get deep into the corners of your litter box. The scoop is created from a solid cast aluminum, that’s coated with the same material that’s used for non-stick pans and it also comes with a holder for convenient storage.

1. Jumbo Litter Scoop
By Durascoop

Durascoop is an end-to-end, all metal scoop with a handle that is coated with molded rubber. It is large, light weight and ergonomically designed for the center of gravity to be near the wrist. With a rust proof, mirror finish, it is designed to resist corrosion. It’s made in the U.S.A. and has been tested on various cat’s for over 15 years.

In conclusion, a good cat owner knows that proper litter box maintenance is a must. That’s why it’s important to use the right tools for the job. One important tool you’ll need is a litter box scoop. A good litter box scoop can mean the difference between an easy hassle free maintenance experience or a chore that makes more work for you. If you’re looking for a quality litter box scoop, consider the list above. The makers address a lot of the issues that come up when trying to clean a cat’s litter box. Hopefully, the above list can help you find a scoop that can effectively aid you in your litter box cleaning tasks. Thanks for reading.