Best Covered Cat Litter Boxes

While cats generally tend to be pretty tidy and self-sufficient, litter boxes can get real messy real fast if you’re not careful. With covered litter boxes, you can trap in some of the smell inside and keep unsightly used litter out of plain sight. Covered litter boxes also give your feline the privacy their looking for when doing their business.

The 5 Best COVERED LITTER BOXES

BrandRatingEditor's Choice
IRIS Top Entry Cat Litter Box4.7Best Overall
Catit Jumbo Hooded Cat Pan4.6Best Hooded
Modkat XL Configurable Entry4.6Most Versatile
PetSafe ScoopFree Automatic4.5 Best Self-Cleaning
Clevercat Top Entry Cat Litter Box4.5Least Mess

1. IRIS Top Entry Cat Litter Box - Rating: 4.7

Entry Type: Top

Dimensions: 20.47 x 16.14 x 14.56 inches

Weight: 4.85 pounds

Colours: Black/Grey, Black/White, Dark Grey/Grey, Dark Grey/White, Orange/Brown, White/Beige

 

An affordable well-rounded litter box with a grooved lid and scoop that comes in a multitude of two-tone colours.

Pros:

  • Modern design
  • Variety of colour options
  • Anti-tracking grooved lid
  • Litter scoop included with a side-hook mount
  • Can be used with store bought liners
  • Suitable for large cats
  • Reasonably priced
 

Cons:

  • Grooves can collect messes
  • Not dog proof
 
 

2. Catit Jumbo Hooded Cat Pan - Rating: 4.6

Entry Type: Front

Dimensions: 22.4 x 17 x 18.3 inches

Weight: 1.7 pounds

Colours: Warm Grey

 

An affordable hooded litter box that is easy to access and clean, and comfortable for large cat breeds to feel safe in.

Pros:

  • Increased privacy for cats
  • Comfort-grip handle for easy cleaning access
  • Made of BPA-free material
  • Carbon filter to reduce odors
  • Minimizes litter tracking
  • Suitable for large cats, senior cats, and kittens
  • Dog proof
 

Cons:

  • Filter is exposed on top of the lid
  • Requires more litter
  • Hood and pan attachment might loosen
 
 

3. Modkat XL Litter Box - Rating: 4.6

Entry Type: Front or Top

Dimensions: 21 x 16.5 x 17 inches

Weight: 9 pounds

Colours: White/Grey

 

The most versatile yet expensive litter box on the market includes top and front entry solutions suitable for kittens, senior cats, and multi-cat households.

Pros:

  • Sleek and modern design
  • Top or front entry configuration
  • 3-position lid for easy access
  • Reusable liners and hanging ergonomic scoop included
  • Suitable for large cats, senior cats, and multi-cat households
 

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Some assembly required
  • No additional colour options vs. other Modkat Top Entry Litter Box model
  • Litter can track in front entry configuration
  • Performs best when used with Modkat liners
 
 

4. PetSafe ScoopFree Automatic Litter Box - Rating: 4.5

Entry Type: Front or Open Top

Dimensions: 23 x 15.5 x 7.5 inches

Weight: 15 pounds

Colours: White/Purple

An expensive self-cleaning litter box that is dust-free, controls odor, and monitors your cat’s health.

Pros:

  • Automatic waste removal
  • Leak protection
  • Monitor’s cat’s health
  • Great odor control and dust-free due to use of crystal litter
  • Comes with a removable hood that you can attach or remove
  • Suitable for large cats, senior cats, and kittens

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Heavy
  • Requires crystal litter which some cats may not prefer
  • Added cost of liner cartridges and/or disposable trays
  • Not dog proof without hood 
 

5. Clevercat Top Entry Cat Litter Box - Rating: 4.5

Entry Type: Top 

Dimensions: 20 x 15 x 15 inches and 9 inch opening

Weight: 4 pounds

Colours: Light Grey

 

Award-winning top-entry litter box with a grooved top and seamless sides that eliminates litter tracking and odor.

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Grooved top minimizes litter tracking
  • Contains odor and dust
  • Easy cleaning
  • Optional custom heavy-duty liners available
  • Suitable for kittens and cats
  • Dog proof
 

Cons:

  • Design is not as attractive
  • No scoop included
  • No other colour options
  • Not suitable for disabled, elderly or very large cats
 
 
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