Sick of scooping up cat litter and wishing there was an easier way to deal with your BFF's (best feline friend) messes once and for all? Say hello to your new favorite invention: the automatic litter box. The best automatic cat litter boxes transform what's usually an annoying chore into a task you rarely have to even think about, because they essentially do all the work for you.
When you're shopping for an automatic litter box, most cat experts recommend that you keep an eye out for certain features. How much noise a system makes is usually one of the biggest considerations that pet parents often take into account before purchasing one. Other significant factors can include cost, size, litter compatibility, and how much contact you'll actually have to make with it in order to keep it running. Some automatic litter boxes also require that you buy specific supplies from the manufacturer, which can be frustrating if you're looking to save money over time.
Ready to upgrade your cat's litter box? Here are five of the most highly-rated automatic litter boxes available now. From the best overall to the quietest operation, this list will help keep you from feeling boxed in before you make your selection.
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