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How-To: Self-venting cat box in a drawer

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This self-venting cat box by Instructables user Denver_80211 (aka Fred) really cleverly uses a built-in drawer in the bathroom to keep the litter bin vented and safe from big dogs. Also gotta love that double-sided medicine drawer! Cat Ashton clearly approves.

This is a self venting cat box I built. It does have a bathroom fan inline but, that turned out to be overkill. I tapped into the vent stack for the tub while I was remodeling the bathroom. Also did all the tile and everything else, really.

The box emits no smell, the hallway down one side traps loose liter before the cats jump out and keeps the dog from getting treats. It was a blast to make.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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