The flies can get in but often can t figure out how to get out. Set out a bowl of apple cider vinegar that contains a drop of dishwashing liquid.
Flies gnats roaches and every other pest that feeds on waste or organic detritus can be a problem for litter boxes.
How to get rid of fruit flies in cat litter. In order to get rid of these gnats you need to find out what they re attracted to and what is fatal for them so that you can combine the two in order to keep your pet s litter box pest free and to allow your pets to poop in peace. Stir the mixture and give it time to work. After cleaning the kitchen dumping out the cat food and killing many generations of fruit flies with a few disgusting smacks i decided to get even.
Fill a spray bottle with rubbing alcohol and spray the flies on and around the litter box. Make sure the holes are big enough for the. Poke small holes in the plastic wrap.
Rubbing alcohol is an effective and inexpensive fly killer and you probably already have it at home. Pour in 1 cup vinegar i hear cider works but i used white pour in a couple of tablespoons sugar mix it up a little leave next to litter box under a table lamp on the kitchen counter in the bathroom wherever flies are. Step 3 use a food grade fly spray on the flies in the litter box.
Pour some red wine and dish detergent into a disposable container and stir. While technically you are free to mix up the litter with organic waste with manure or with anything rotten i won t recommend doing so. So here s how to get rid of gnats in a littler box.
Cover the container with plastic wrap. Flies are attracted to cat litter just like any other rotting fruit or vegetable they so desire. The vinegar attracts them sweet smell and the soap makes it so the flies get caught on the surface of the water.
If the litter box isn t cleaned daily and you live in a warm and humid area this is just asking for a pest infestation. Use a separate trash bag for cat litter as a rule of hygiene it would be best for you to use a separate trash bag for your cat litter. Set out a bowl of apple cider vinegar and soap to trap gnats when trying to get rid of gnats around a cat litter box forget about using chemical products or ugly pest strips.
Like the other two pest tests i didn t want to use harsh bug sprays because of the cats. Keep the litter box clean make your own gnat traps. You can also cover the glass with plastic wrap and poke tiny holes in it with a toothpick.