ApplicationNo. 985566 filed on 12/03/1992
US Classes:119/165, Walled receptacle; e.g., litter box, etc., containing moisture absorbent material119/161WASTE TOILET OR RELATED DEVICE
ExaminersPrimary: Mancene, Gene
Assistant: Price, Thomas
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassA01K 067/00
AbstractAn improved litter tray apparatus in combination with a litter container and method of collecting litter material employing the litter tray apparatus; including one or more trays, each tray having a pan body having inclined walls, a bottom surface to define a pan space to receive litter material, characterized by an opening for receiving litter material scattered from the container including a hook and loop fastener for detachably mounting the tray on one side of the litter container; a grate positioned on the top surface for permitting litter material to pass downwardly through the opening into the pan body and for providing animal access for stepping in and out of the litter container comprising a grate member having mesh openings whereby, when the animal steps on the tray exiting the litter container, the litter material carried on the paws of the animal having just used the litter box are permitted to drop through the grate into the pan body of the tray for retention therein and subsequent removal by detaching the tray from the litter container.