I realize this question is from the first of the month and also that the OP has not returned but in case - if the husband is not wanting to "see" a litter box then how about using one of these designs or the many others available? Just a thought.........
Assumptions do nothing but make an ass out of u and me.
We can stick our heads in the sand for only so long before it starts choking us. Face it folks. The pet population is bad ALL OVER THE WORLD!