What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

I use World’s Best Cat Litter. It’s an organic product made from corn. I have bought bags before that contained these small, elongated, lighter brown, hard, beetle type bugs. They don’t seem to be able to fly. I think they might develop into some sort of tiny moth, because I have seen the little (tiny!) moths in the litter enclosure, but nowhere else. I have tried freezing the bag before I use it in the litter box, but sometimes this does not work. What are these bugs and how do I get rid of them? Are they harmful to my cat? Could they get into the rest of the house? Sorry I don’t have a picture.
Christa Moeller

Dear Christina,
Both meal moths and pantry beetles will infest stored corn. Neither will harm your cats, but they may invade stored grain products in your pantry.

Tagged with →  
What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Share →

5 Responses to Bugs in the Cat Litter

  1. […] Best is made from corn, while Swheat is made from wheat; both can become infested with bugs—possibly meal moths or pantry beetles—but they aren’t lethal to cats or anything. Just […]

  2. christa moeller says:

    I have a photo to add to my original post. How can I send it and attach it to this post?

  3. Amy logue says:

    Can the litter contain bedbugs. I have bedbugs. Could it be the litter. I don’t travel. I changed to the worlds best cat litter 6 mos ago.

Add Comment Register



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>