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Re: perlite NOW Cat Litter


I think you are thinking of vermiculite
Kitty
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 1:49 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] perlite NOW Cat Litter


> Isn't perlite manufactored from asbestos mining?
>
> DF
> http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 7:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] perlite NOW Cat Litter
>
>
> > Is that the shredded or compressed paper?  My cats have used it a couple
> > of
> > times.  Did not like it.  One thing I found I really did not like are
> > those
> > white crystals.
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Z5
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 8:33 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] perlite NOW Cat Litter
> >
> >
> >> I've never used it, but I think they'll use anything.  They have never
> >> minded pooping in my flower pots when given a chance.  I use Feline
Pine
> > in
> >> my 9 littler boxes, and I like it the best.  It can go into your
compost
> > bin
> >> after the solids have been removed, and it's relatively weightless
> > compared
> >> with anything else I've used.
> >> zem
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> >> <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:49 PM
> >> Subject: [CHAT] perlite
> >>
> >>
> >> > Well, I am just being bombarded by revelations lately.  Maybe you
knew
> >> > this
> >> > already, but it was news to me. There on the shelf in Wal-Mart's pet
> >> > section
> >> > were 1-pound packages of perlite for only $3.94!  According to the
> > package
> >> > it is a new kitty litter made from natural sources.  One advantage is
> >> > that,
> >> > for those of us who are tired of lugging home 20-30# tubs of the
stuff,
> >> > the
> >> > lightweight material seems a godsend.  However, I think I can get a
4cu
> > ft
> >> > bag for $13 at Ag-Plus.  Does anyone know if perlite can be used as
cat
> >> > litter?
> >> >
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