PetSafe ScoopFree® Ultra
Self-cleaning litter box with privacy hood
Our take on the PetSafe ScoopFree® Ultra by Crutchfield's Eric Angevine
A private box for your cat
You can love your cat and still hate cleaning out his litter box. The PetSafe ScoopFree self-cleaning litter box is the solution to that age-old internal struggle. It uses dust-free silica particles instead of old-fashioned filler, and a motorized rake automatically sweeps smelly waste into a closed trap. Best of all, the ScoopFree litter trays are disposable, so you don't really ever have to get your hands dirty.
The Ultra version of the ScoopFree box comes with a privacy hood.
- dust-free silica crystals absorb liquid and bacteria on contact
- motorized rake automatically sweeps waste into covered trap
- scoop-free disposable litter trays slide into the box
- privacy hood included
- 28-1/2"W x 11-1/2"H x 20-1/2"D
- weight: 22.8 lbs.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- Self-cleaning litter box
- Privacy Hood
- Bag of premium blue crystal litter (4.5 pounds)
- Litter tray
- Litter tray lid
- Waste trap lid
- AC/DC adapter with attached 10' DC output cord (DC output: 18V 830mA)
- Operating Guide
- Important Setup Warnings sheet
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Overview: The PetSafe ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box (PAL00-15342) can be left alone for weeks at a time without scooping, cleaning, or refilling. It uses a special blue crystal litter that absorbs urine and dries solid waste to prevent odors. ScoopFree has an automatic rake that sweeps waste into a covered trap a short time (5, 10, or 20 minutes) after your cat leaves the litter box. It uses disposable litter trays with pre-measured crystal litter to make it easy to set up, use, and dispose of. The Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box has a privacy hood to give your cat a secluded bathroom, and to reduce litter tracking. The litter box is powered by the included AC/DC adapter with a 10-foot cord.
Cat Usage: The ScoopFree litter box can be used in single and multiple cat homes. For a single cat, it is typical for the crystal litter to remain clean for 20 to 30 days. The disposable litter tray will likely need replacing every 10 to 20 days for two cats, or every 7-10 days for 3 cats. Additional ScoopFree litter boxes are recommended for 3 or more cats.
Note: If you have a kitten under 6 months of age, you should leave the unit unplugged and scoop waste until he is 6 months old.
Self-Cleaning: When your cat enters the litter box, sensors trigger a countdown timer of 5, 10, or 20 minutes. When the countdown is complete, an automatic rake sifts through the crystal litter, lifting out the solid waste and depositing it into a closed waste compartment to block odors. The remaining litter is still clean and fresh-smelling. If your cat re-enters the litter box within the countdown period, the timer resets itself and begins another countdown. The rake will not operate if a cat is in the litter box because it will be blocking the detection sensors. When the waste trap is full or the crystal litter is saturated, it is time to replace the litter and litter tray. The litter tray comes with its own lid, allowing you to seal up the tray for easy disposal.
Health Counter: The ScoopFree Ultra includes a health counter keeps track of how often your cat uses the litter box, counting the number of cleaning cycles since the last reset. This helps to alert you of possible health problems, as well as to give you an indication of how full the closed waste trap is. You can reset the counter each time you replace the litter tray.
Dimensions: The ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box has the following dimensions:
- Overall Dimensions: 19-1/8" W x 27-5/8" L x 16" H (including the privacy hood)
- Litter Bed: 14" W x 15-1/2" L
- Litter Trays: 14" W x 22" L x 2-1/2" H
Precautions: You should only use PetSafe ScoopFree Disposable Crystal Litter Trays. Replacement Litter Trays with pre-measured Crystal Litter are available in blue crystal and dye-free crystals. Other types of cat litter, including clay, natural, or other types crystal litter should not be used. Using a different tray or type of litter may void the warranty.
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