Dog poop and cat poop for a worm bin?

by Megan Barlet
(Hampton SC USA)

Why only dog poop and not cat poop? We have cats too and all that is in the litter box. Can we use cat poop?

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Dec 07, 2019
Dog and cat poop
by: Stephan

Only a pleasure Megan!

Happy worming!

Dec 06, 2019
Many Thanks
by: Megan Barlet

Thank you so much for your response.

Dec 05, 2019
Re: Dog poop and cat poop for a worm bin?
by: Stephan

Hello Megan,

thank you for your interesting question. As a matter of fact compost worms can as well consume dog poop and do so in large quantities. To learn more about the subject have a look at my article I wrote about the recycling of cat poop. The URL. is

Please read the whole article including the attached information about the possible health risk of Cat poop and cat litter.

We have recycled cat waste and dog poop for many years without any issues but it is always better to be cautious.

Wishing you all the best for your worm composting project.

Kind regards and God bless

Stephan Kloppert
Author of "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget"

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