Living in PURRadise with Kitty LitterBowl

We’re living in PURRadise! The new Kitty LitterBowl prototype is durable, stable, user-friendly and kitty comfy. Our family couldn’t be happier.

Watch our new YouTube video by clicking on the photo below.

Kitty LitterBowl YouTube Video

We updated the Kitty LitterBowl website with new photos and video, and shared the exciting  news with our fans on social media. If you aren’t following us on social media, click on the photo below to access our website and then the social media buttons!

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Thank you for your ongoing support and encouragement! Stay tuned for updates.

 

 

 

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Kitty LitterBowl Prototype 3D Print Complete

We’re pleased to let you know the Kitty LitterBowl Prototype 3D print finished successfully! Our product development engineer will proceed with post processing the parts, which includes sanding rough areas, removing support material, and assembling the unit.

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Due to the July 4th holiday, we anticipate making a new video by July 15th.

Kitty LitterBowl Prototype

Our fans have been growing more and more impatient about the Kitty LitterBowl prototype. We get it – we are just as excited and tired of using a cat litter box.

Line-X ran a coating test and determined it would not be possible to coat our prototype due to the 3D printed plastic construction. So, Design Launchers agreed to redesign and 3D print a more durable prototype.

Kitty LitterBowl Prototype

Instead of sending the project out to a contractor again, they decided to purchase a 3D printer for their office. They have been working through glitches and proper settings over the past few months.

We hope to post photos and video of our new prototype in May!

Bed, Bath & Beyond Pet Product Search

It was an honor to be selected as a finalist in the People Magazine and Real Simple Magazine + Bed, Bath & Beyond Pet Product Searches. Unfortunately, Kitty LitterBowl didn’t make the final cut.

That’s okay though… our chin is up and we’re searching for other opportunities, independently and through Edison Nation’s Insider Licensing Program!

We also updated our website http://kittylitterbowl.com recently – Check it out!  

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Future Kitty LitterBowl Customers

We at Kitty LitterBowl LOVE receiving feedback from future customers!

“Can’t wait to get one!” ~ Terri Latonik

“We want one for each toilet in our house and an extra one for the RV. This is awesome!” ~ @freshlyfoundvintage

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Where do I get the litter bowl? ~ Janet Bencini

“We have been full time RVers since Nov 2012. We have a litterbox and are about to use Cat’s Incredible litter… would luv to share our throne with our girls.” ~ @oceanluvkitty

“Cool product!” ~ @thenomadicpursuit

“Where do you get this from, and do you use it when you’re out on the road? Possible buying an RV to live in and would love to ask some questions about that and this “kitty toilet”. ~ @sweetbabysteven

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Kitty LitterBowl on Toilet

“This is an amazing idea!” ~ Rebecca Rehm

“Nice. We’ve always wondered about training cats to use the toilet. This is a good alternative!” ~ @exploringthelocallife

“Love this!” ~ Tina Kashlak Nicolai

“Wow – Like it!” ~ @travelingwithjp

Desperately Missing KLB Prototype

Our 3D printed Kitty LitterBowl prototype is currently at Line-X getting sprayed with a protective coating. And, can we just say… UGH!!!!

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Kitty LitterBowl on Toilet

We noticed the epoxy that was applied to Kitty LitterBowl’s underside after printing was peeling off and we didn’t want to take any chances of further damage. We researched coatings for plastic and found Line-X, a coating well-known for truck beds. Turns out their coating can be applied to almost anything.

BONUS information… the coating can also be applied to the underside of RVs, ideal for resisting rocks, debris and UV damage. We didn’t research pricing, but we’re making a mental note for when we buy our motorhome!

Line-X Coating for Kitty LitterBowl Prototype

This is all wonderful news, except we have to use a smelly, messy cat litter box until the Kitty LitterBowl prototype is returned. We really can’t express the degree to which we miss it.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Product Search FINALIST!

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Kitty LitterBowl is a FINALIST in two of the Bed, Bath & Beyond product searches run by Edison Nation!

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Kitty LitterBowl on Toilet

Edison Nation will present Kitty LitterBowl to People and Real Simple for consideration. If it’s selected for further due diligence, each partner will determine costing, manufacturing, pricing, marketing, distribution and more, and then decide if they want to license our idea. If the answer is yes, a term sheet is sent and negotiations begin!

We’re so excited about this opportunity to bring Kitty LitterBowl to the marketplace and improve the lives of cats and their owners, as well as the environment!

Kitty LitterBowl Replaces Cat Litter Boxes and Cat Toilet Training

We’ve been using the Kitty LitterBowl prototype for one week and couldn’t be happier; no lingering bad odor, no cat litter mess on the floor, no wasted cat litter, no time-consuming cleanup, and no working around a bulky cat litter box that sits on the floor! And, the cats are happy too.

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Kitty LitterBowl on Toilet

Within four days, both cats were using Kitty LitterBowl on the toilet. Talk about hassle free training!

Our recent activities include creating brochures, making a demo video, developing a GoFundMe page, and entering invention contests on Edison Nation. Next on our to-do list is mailing letters and brochures to well-known environmentalists and celebrities to promote our GoFundMe page for start-up costs.

 

Please spread the word to friends and family members who may want to donate – Every little bit helps!

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We’re looking forward to improving the lives of cats and their owners, as well as the environment. Stay tuned for PAW-esome updates!

Kitty LitterBowl Prototype, Demo Video, Contest Entries and GoFundMe Campaign…WHEW!

It’s Day 4 of using the Kitty LitterBowl prototype and we LOVE it. Roo and Spike’s transition from a cat litter box to Kitty LitterBowl has been nearly effortless.

Design Launchers told us that it’s common for their customers to request a second prototype in order to work out kinks, but I’m thrilled to say that we don’t need a second one! Our cat toilet training experience and observations, extensive research, and drawings with measurements really paid off.

We created the following product demo video over the weekend. Please watch it and let us know if you have any questions or feedback – We would love to hear from you!

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Also, we entered Edison Nation pet product contests for Bed Bath & Beyond today and we’re keeping our fingers crossed!

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Next on our to-do list is mailing letters and brochures to well-known environmentalists and celebrities to promote our GoFundMe page for start-up costs. Please spread the word to friends and family members who may want to donate – Every little bit helps!

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Thank you for your ongoing support. Have a PAW-esome week!

Kitty LitterBowl Prototype Delivered

Excitement is an understatement… take a gander at our Kitty LitterBowl prototype!

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The prototype is still in the hands of our trusty product development engineer at Design Launchers, as they need to create the door and door handle, but we plan on picking it up tomorrow. We can’t wait to get our hands on this beauty!

Our recent activities include creating a business plan and a product demo script. Posting a product demo video is a priority for us, because we recently learned that People Magazine is searching for new pet products and accessories to launch at Bed Bath & Beyond and other retail stores.

We’ll soon post and announce the Kitty LitterBowl product demo video!