A few weeks ago we did a post called “5 Reasons Why So Many Cat Owners Are Investing in Catios” and the response was so positive that we decided to contact Catio Spaces owner (Cynthia Chomos) and she was kind enough to offer 3 lucky Purrington Post readers the chance to WIN one of her premiere DIY catio plans.
Available in a variety of designs and sizes, the DIY Catio Plans (reg. $39.95 – $69.95) are delivered immediately in downloadable PDF format. They take the guess work out of building a catio to SAVE TIME AND MONEY! Best of all, you don’t need to be an expert carpenter.
Each DIY catio plan is easy to follow and rewarding to build! Keep your cats safe, healthy and happy in a catio, an outdoor cat enclosure, that complements your home.
Catio Spaces offers a variety of DIY catio designs and sizes for a window, patio, deck, garden or yard. The styles available for the winners to choose from in this contest were the following:
- All catio plans are designed for the average person to make the process easy-to follow and rewarding to build.
- Step-by-step instructions including diagrams.
- Material list (materials are available from your local home improvement or lumber store)
- Tool list
- Catios are designed as panels for ease of assembly (or removal if you move in the future.)
- Wood framing can be left natural or painted to complement your home.
- Roof rafters accommodate a wire mesh roof or a clear, polycarbonate weatherproof roof for year-round enjoyment.
- Door placement options for either end of the catio.
* Contest Now Closed
This contest ended on December 4th, 2017 and was available to residents worldwide. To enter you simply needed to submit a comment in our “Leave a Reply” section at the bottom of this page saying:
My cats name is [insert your cat’s name] and he/she would love their own catio because [insert your reason]
The 3 winners were chosen by the Catio Spaces team from all the correctly submitted entries and contacted by email.
My cats names are Buster, Oreo and Grouchy and they would love their own catio because the screened porch at the front of the house is very small and doesn’t give them a view (or scents) from the back of the house.
My cats names are Olive and Stanley. They would love their own catio because they can’t be trusted to venture outdoors on their own without supervision. They’d follow something shiny having all kinds of adventures and, next thing they’d know, would nave no idea where they are or how to get back home. Please! Help me save them from themselves! 😀
My cats names are Romeo and Pico. They would love their own catio because the are indoor only big city kitties with a hankering for the outdoors!
My cat’s name is Roscoe and he would love his own catio because he gets ultra bored being indoors all the time. He was rescued from the outdoors, and although he is grateful to have a loving home, he misses the fresh air and sunshine so much. His life would be complete if he had a real catio of his own.
My cats names are Lucky and Cleo and both he and she would love their own catio because their mom (me) are scared to death to let them outside. They were feral babies but have since become loving indoor kitties. They are very curious and love sitting on the window shelf with the window open to enjoy the fresh air. It would be fantastic to be able to give them time outside without worrying about rattlers or hawks attacking them.
My cat’s name is Roscoe and he would love their own catio because it will help to keep him safe as he enjoys the great outdoors! It will also help to keep the squirrels safe from his big, fluffy paws…. 😀
My cat’s name is Sparky and he would love his own catio because although he is strictly indoor now, he was born feral and lived the first two years of his life outside. He spends a lot of time “window watching” and I think he would really love to spend time outside, and I would love that he would be safe.
My cat’s names are Merlin, Bandit, Mushoo, Orion, Monsieur, Noodle and our newest rescue Nyx and they would love their own catio because they’re going crazy inside! They try to go outside constantly, this would give them an outlet from our loud household without me worrying about their safety. Thanks for this opportunity!
My cat’s name is Priss! She loves the outdoors, but
I won’t let her go by herself for safety reasons. A Catio would be perfect to give her a outlet with safety. ❤️❤️
Oh My Goodness! This would be perfect for me. I shelter elderly cats, and I have 12 at the moment. What a great giveaway! I would love to win this. I shared on twitter / https://twitter.com/AudreyS23511436/status/927956806747525121
All my cats. All 7 of them would love this so much.They would feel so safe and it looks fantastic. Yes Please xxxxxxx
My cats name is Tommy and he would love to have a catio. I adopted him after he was dumped by his owners.
Our cats, Yedeed, Rach, Dayenu and Ascher would LOVE to have a catio, because they absolutely adore watching all of the wildlife in our backyard and smelling the fresh air! Being in the Phoenix area, they’ll get to use it almost all the time! (Well, except for July-September!)
My cats names are Binx, Oscar, Brother, Lucy, Patch, Elphie and Haven and they would love their own catio because they are always trying to escape to be outside and love to look out the windows and watch the birds. Also, the fresh air would be great for them.
My cats name is Cassie and Lily and they would love their own catio so they can watch the birds at the feeders. Both are indoor cats so this would be a great treat for them. And cassie is disabled so it would be extra great for her. She would get me to put her there to enjoy something but walls and still be safely inside.
My cats names are Odie and Reggie and they would love their own catio because sometimes it gets boring sitting in the window. An outside adventure in the safety of a cat would be wonderful!
My cats names are Binx, Trilly, Peanut, Katie, Lisa, Cookie, Mouse & Ghost and they would love their own catio because, being indoor only kitties, they crave the fresh air & tantalizing breezes. They love to watch all the critters that fly, run or crawl around out there. It would keep them entertained and so much happier, so that they don’t feel crowded & grouchy all the time!
Wow Wow Wow – my cats names are Delilah, Kit Kat, Lilly, Daisy and Dusty and oh how I need a catio. I just pitched to my Uncle the idea of a catio for my cats and proposed that he (my Uncle) be named Dadio to make a Catio for my cats to go!
Living in the country is a blessing but the danger is there for wild animal to prey on my cats who love love love to be outside.
Please consider us and save me from making an outside cage Bcuz I️ know a catio is what we need!
My cats names are Smokey, Chesney, Gandolfini, Jakey, Halloween, and they would absolutely love their own catio because we just moved & they love looking outdoors. They are very active & would adore being “in” the “outside” viewing area!!
My cat’s name is Midnight and she would love her own catio because then she would be allowed “outdoors” when her doggie siblings are out, instead of sitting on the windowsill “meowing” at them.
My cats name is Lancelot and he would love to win his own little catio to escape the leash he must wear outside. In Southwest Florida the wildlife is a little to risky for him to be out on his own. He would love the fresh air, thank you for considering us
I have 2 new kitty’s as unfortunatly I had 1 get very sick and she was a real trooper but lost her battle and I had to put her to rest in 11/16. Then all of a sudden last August my love of 14 1/2 years all of a sudden could not walk,we found out she had a tumer in her liver and It broke my heart, but I had to put her to rest on 8/17. before that we lost our Amazon Green and Our parakeet.Then I GOT CANCER,long story short my baby of 14 1/2 yrs. brought me the cat we ahd always talked about polydoctreral marble kitten and just after losing the 1 in Nov. about 2 weeks later week adopted a all black (Bombay I thing ) with huge GOLDEN eyes and I think that collar would just suit her beautifuly.
Please let my sweet Liley win. She was abused before we rescued her. SHE DESERVES A BIG WIN!!!!!!!!!!! (The all black with golden eyes)
My kittens Lucy and Trudy are rescue ferals who would love to catch some rays in a catio outside and I wouldn’t have to worry about them wandering off!
My cats names are Oliver and Isabelle and they would love their own catio because they both love to go outside but I don’t let them anymore because they run away from you when you try to get them back inside.
My cat’s name is Midnight and she would love her own catio because she loves going outside but I constantly have to watch her because she wanders off. Each time I walk to a door she’s right there next to me meowing to be outside. I would love to build her a catio but I have no idea what I’m doing and this would be very helpful.
My cats names are Darby, Sophie, Alani and Cooper and they would live their own catio because they love watching the squirrels, birds and other cats outside. Their day begins when I raise the blinds and open their curtains and they all line up on their cat condos and peer outside. All 4 love going for walks and being outside. A catio would enrich their kives immensely.
My cats names are Heidi, Himmy & Hallie . They would love their own catio as we live in a condo and have to have our human mommy with us at all times on the 3rd floor deck . We do have a chicken wire but Hallie always puts her paw through the wholes and that is not good . We love love to get out and have fresh air , so with catio we sure could more often and without mommy always having to watch us . Xo
My cats name are Romey and Mokey and s/he would love their own catio because then they would have an area to escape from each other from our small studio in a safe area. They are both indoor cats and can not be let out especially knowing that there are foxes in our neighborhood and recently this year the landlord said hey how do you like bear wandering around!!! Ek, like purrthanks
My cats names are Mollie, Teddy, & Charli and they would love their own catio because they’re indoor only cats and would love to be able to go outside & feel safe.
My cats’ names are: Grayson, Danny, Benny, Ivy, Anastasia, Tiger, Princess Bitchy Pants, Snowflake, Bear, Iris, Kiersten, Priscilla, Medium and Small Fry. They would love to get some fresh air without mommy having to constantly supervise or keep them on a leash.
My cats’ names are Tarifa, Suha, and Elvis, and they would love their own catio because Tar and Baby Su miss their catio at the last house, and Elvis, a big, active boy, would love one so he can be outside among the birds and lizards!
My cats name is [insert your cat’s name] and he/she would love their own catio because [insert your reason
My cat’s name is Simba, and he would love his own catio because he just LOVES the outdoors, but is an indoor cat. We don’t have a fence, so he has to go out in a harness and collar which he just hates. He has about 30 feet of rope that allows him to roam the backyard while we stay outside with him to keep him safe, but he gets tangled up in the rope around bushes and trees and it restricts his movement. Inside, he sits by our open windows all day, running back and forth between them to see outside. A nice, safe, enclosed catio would be great for him and allow him to go outside safely whenever he wants and be able to enjoy the freedom of having no collar. He just hates the collar. He is very active and know he would really love being outside more to work off some calories.
My cats name are Odie and Reggie and they would love their own catio because they are kings and should be the envy of all of catdom.
My cats’ name are Sidney, LIttle Longhorn, and Galactica and they would love their own catio because of several reasons! First, our town outlaws unsupervised outdoor cats. Booh. Second, we have lots of birds passing through our area, including rather large hawks that might have an eye for a tasty cat. Thirdly, they love sunning themselves and hunting lizards in the leaves. I think being close to the outdoors is essential for cat well-being and enrichment!
My cats’ names are Angel, Greyson, Boots, Armani, and Lily. They would love a catio so the could go outside safely.
My cats names are Orion and Scofield, and they would love their own catio to watch birds, and Scofield loves sitting out in the rain.
Scofield is an escape artist. He can climb off of our 2nd story balcony, open screen doors, sliding doors, doors with handles, and he’s getting close to doors with knobs. I had a cat in middle school who was hit and killed by a car, so I will never let my cats out where that could happen again, but I also know how much they love being outside.
I would love a safe place where I know Scofield cannot escape from, the birds and squirrels they watch will also be safe, and they will be able to enjoy being outside.
I love building things myself, and even built a chicken coop in high school at my parent’s house. I think these building plans are a great idea.
My cats’ names are Arthur, Beau, and Mogget is and they would love their own catio because they love bird watching, and have sometimes been so zealous they’ve torn window screens. (Fortunately, just with small claw holes, so they can’t escape.) They’d definitely benefit from a sturdy bird-watching area where both the birds and cats are safe.
My cats name is Marceline and she would love her own catio because she is curious about outside but also very much an indoor kitty
My cats name is Mochi and she would love her own catio because she would enjoy being outside to lay in the sun.
My name is Oakley and me and my brothers Weasley and Rossi would love our own catio because we all HATE the harness Mom (tries) to make us wear to go outside!
We are indoor cats that bug Mom by meowing at the door because we know the outside is just a few feet away, when Mom puts the harness on us we just roll on the floor, she would love to give us more outside time while knowing we are safe.
Mom talked to us about building one of these and she would be doing it on her own so we are thinking it might be easier if she had plans and knew what she needed.
Thanks for concidering us, maybe just maybe we can be rid of the dreaded harness 😻
My cats name is Lancelot, and he would love to win a D.I.Y. Catio! He is a flame point Siamese who loves to adventure outside on his leash and harness. He would so enjoy winning this so he could be outside freely without his leash and harness. Thank you for considering us.❤️
My cats’ names are Jasper, Lily, Nico and Zoey and they would love their own catio because they love spending time outdoors, and the cat tent they are currently using is small, especially when all four cats are using it at the same time. Also, after months of use, it begins to tear. We are now on our third cat tent in two years. I’m always afraid that the tent will get torn (from their clawing it) without me noticing and then they may get out, and get lost, or worse, stolen. Two of my cats are exotic bengals and are valuable; I’m afraid someone would want to keep them for themselves, should they ever get loose.
My cats names are Clyde, Polly and Pippa and they would love their own cation because they need the fresh air and it will keep them from feeling the need to dart out the open door very darn time I enter or exit.
Hating auto correct right now…. it changed catio to cation…
My cats names are Princess, Pookie and Sugar Bear and they would love their own catio because their mom has continually tried to keep them indoors with short term success. Unfortunately, after a couple of weeks we want OUT and NO ONE is going to stop us!!! We have even knocked out mom down the steps to get outside.
Our mom wants to keep us safe because we’ve had to visit the vet more than once with injuries from unknown sources – bites, possible kicks bruises, swellings, limps, etc.
Sometimes we are gone for days at a time and really worry our mom. A catio would allow us to be outside but still be safe as if we were inside.
Our names are Jetta, Nahla & Will and we would love our own catio because, well because….mom says that at times we are very wild little children. We run through the house and she said we use her table cloth as a Kitty Indy 500 as we go sliding across, sometimes taking the vase of flowers with us, to see who can get from the living room, slide across the table and make it to the food dish in the kitchen first. She is teaching us all about squirrels and rabbits and birds but we just don’t feel like we get the full impact of our lesson without being up close and within purr range. Meow purrty-please choose us. It would make us and our mom so very es-catic!
Would love to win this for my parents’ cat Lucky. He’s 8 years old, and had his right eye removed a couple of years ago. He gets along just fine, but the “Bully” birds pick on him outside. He’s usually “glued” to my Dad’s side, which started after my Dad had a stroke a couple of years ago. Dad uses a walker, and Lucky thinks he’s the “ground guide” for him whenever he gets up! This would be ideal for Lucky AND Dad – less trips to the backdoor for Dad and less “dive-bombing” Bluejays for Lucky to have to worry about!
My cat’s name is Chester and he would love his own catio because he loves to be outside on our deck. Right now he goes out on a leash and harness and loves to just watch things. It nice weather, it would be nice for him to spend even more time outside.
My cats names are Momma, Stormy, Flynn, Red, Patches, and Sissy. I their momma would love them to have a catio because they were all ferals when I brought them home and they look out the back door yearning to go outside, but I won’t allow them to because its not safe due to the heavy traffic and wild animals in the area.
My cat would go crazy with this “catio”. Though he’s an inside cat, he’s always trying to prove that he’s king of the hill by scaring away any birds or squirrels that he determines comes too close to his territory.
My cats names are Sweet Pea and Enzo and they would love a catio. I can’t let them out because it’s not safe. So this would be the perfect way for them to get to go outdoors.
My cats name is Tiglet and a catio would be wonderful so she could be outside and me too
Well we have 7 but here is the answer from one of them. My cats name is Icarus and he would love their own catio because he is always trying to go out on our deck
My cats names are Coke and Pepsi and they would love to have a catio because they could go outside and the birds, moles, snakes and rabbits would not have to run for their lives!
My cats names are Foxy and Hagrid and they would love a catio because they are both indoors-only cats. This would give them fresh air and sunshine without being in any danger. Foxy is ever curious and keeps trying to escape to the great world outside (maybe because she came from a hoarding situation), but, being her mom, I worry about her getting hurt. Can’t have that! Hagrid is deaf, so it’s even worse if he gets outside (even tho’ he was a rescued stray). A catio would be the best of both worlds for them and it would make their mama (me!) ever so happy, too!
My cat’s names are Scooter, big brother to Maximus, Wall-E and Dolly, all 3 are litter mates, an then there is Mikki. All 5 were rescues that were dumped out at the dead end street by our house and they would love thier own Catery because for 17 years now we have had farm fields behind our house. They are now building 400 homes out behind us. I am terrified that harm will come to them if they are allowed to rome free any more…they have been prolific hunters that have kept our neighborhood…mouse free!!
A Catery plan would be the perfect solution to my delema. I want to keep my furr-babies safe and protected!!
My cats’ names are Natasha and Tatiana. They would love to have a catio. We moved into a very small house due to our financial issues as my guy has had numerous health problems and surgeries these past few years. The girls miss the larger house and stairs that they are use to and seem a bit depressed since moving. Having an outdoor enclosure to watch birds and wild life would make them so happy.
My cats name is Jaime, a 10 year old brown tabby, Jager, a 6 year old Snowshoe, and Chadwick, a 14 year old Weegie and they would love their own catio because they all love the scents coming from my windows and want out. Unfortunately, I can’t let them out since it is unsafe. I’ve taken Jager out on a leash several times and he would spend all of his time outside if he could. The other two aren’s as amenable to a leash, so a catio would be the best solution.
Dooder is my special cat. My boyfriend and I rescued her about 3.5 years ago when she was wandering around in the cold. Now she is like our child. My cat would greatly enjoy a cat patio where she can lay and have fun while still be at home. Everyone in our neighborhood adores our cat because she is super sweet and fun loving!
My cats names are Alex and Lamar. I would love them to have a catio because right now they insist on going outside and I think a catio would keep them safe and happy, and they wouldn’t be able to catch rabbits and birds and bring them in the house. I would also build one for my grandsons cats, patches and linzy. They are both indoor cats, but keep trying to go outside, probably because there are so many cats in the neighborhood. I’m sure they would love a cat.
My cats names are Meeko, Griffin and Neela. They would love their own catio because they LOVE to look outside and watch the birds and squirrels. Neela is use to being able to go outside and get into mischief. Now that she is living in town vs the country and with it being almost winter, she is already feeling the cabin fever.
My cats’ names are Maggie, Willow, and Lilly and they would love their own catio because we have a bobcat that is coming around but I would like for my 3 rescue kitties to get some fresh air and be safe at the same time. They are strictly indoor kitties but I know Lilly misses being outside.
My girls, Mimi, Jesse and Jaime, would love their own catio. I used to let my girls outside during the day while I was outside doing yard work. I never let them out on their own as I back up to a canyon. I do have a chain link fence to keep predators out, or so I thought. We were all out there enjoying the sunshine, when I heard the distinct rattle from a rattle snake. I looked toward where I heard the rattling and saw Jesse watching something, the snake. I walked over there quietly and saw Jesse ready to pounce on a rattling tail, or in her mind, a moving rattle. I saw the snake was stretched out trying to remove itself from becoming a cat toy, so I knew I was not in danger of being bit, so I pounced, grabbed her and all of us went inside. Needless to say, the girls do not get to go outside anymore, and are not happy about it and demonstrate that very vocally every time I go outside. So I would love for my furgirls to have a catio for them, where they could be safe and outside again. Plus peace in my household would be nice for me, also.
My cats name is [Jake and he/she would love their own catio because he just loves sitting and watching the birds outside the window. This would give him the opportunity to enjoy our rural property without fear that he could get snatched by an eagle or coyote.
My cat’s name is Charlie. I asked Charlie why he would love his own catio and he told me this: Please help me! My brother, Peanut, won’t lay off the treats. The larger he gets the more easily he can overpower me and I simply must have an escape route! A catio would be purrfect! I thought mom would help but all she did was buy me hats. There are so many hats! (Photos are available upon request.) I could really use a nice, quiet, sunny place to relax and contemplate exactly how to get into the bedroom closet, better places to hoard my toys where Peanut won’t find them, and watch Goldfinch while I ponder the complexities of life and the space-time continuum when dealing with hairballs. As I work on my plan to acquire world domination, a catio would accomplish step 1 of making contact with the outside world. In the meantime I would enjoy lording over my backyard kingdom with Peanut….the squirrels and chipmunks are so hard to manage through the sliding glass door!
My cat’s name is Simon and he would love his own catio because being a rescue from a shelter he has always been an indoor cat where it is safest. I know he would love to spend some time outdoors in a catio and watch the birds and listen to the leaves rustling in the trees all while being in a safe environment.
My cats’ names are Starla and Wolverine and they would love their own catio because Wolverine was once the king of the jungle. When we had found him by the woods near our apartment, he had a broken leg and was very weak. We were blessed to have raised some money, and find a vet who would work with us financially to fund surgery for this stray kitty. Fast forward 2 years later, he is strong, healthy, a funny companion for our Starla and the best kitty son we could ask for! He longs for the wild again, but for safety they are indoor kitties, a catio would really let them feel free again without chancing anymore hurt.
My kitties Kobi, Duncan Doodle, Willow Rose, Ms Oakley and Sass would just love to have a catio because they know it’s not safe to go outside unless they have an enclosure.
My cats’ names are Serra & Cleo, and they would love their own catio because our backyard bumps up to a dorky dog’s backyard, and they would love to be able to give him a reason to bark (not that he needs one – he barks at absolutely nothing all the time). Furthermore, Cleo just turned a year old, and she has been dying to go outside, but the dorky dog has an invisible fence, and we are not clear whether he is smart enough to not bother the girls if he saw them in an unprotected area. And last but not least, Serra will be 17 years old this spring, and she would love to be able to sun herself when the weather gets warm, along with enjoying the fresh air and chasing bugs!
My cats’ names are Patches, Georgie, Sandy, Midnight, Jersey, Leah and Lily and they would love their own catio because they would love to experience the outdoors safely. All 7 of them were stray kittens I rescued who are now indoor only kitties. They love open windows, but I know they long to spend some time outside. This would give them the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors without me worry about them!
My cat’s names are Wyatt, Mouse, Zoomers, Bumble, and Reno, aged 17 down to 10 human years! They are my furrbabies and they are all rescues! They would love to be outside again in a protective setting such as your wonderful Catio plans would provide! Purrrty Please Pick Us! ~>^..^<~
My cat’s name is Gabby Galore and she would love her own catio because she loves sunning herself on the deck and would really like some peace and quiet from her two younger cat siblings, Louie and Yolo. Yolo is a very young and energetic kitten who came home with us from the shelter about a month ago. Gabby couldn’t be more stressed out about that. 😔
My three cats Milo, Gigi and Simon live indoors because the area we live in is prime hunting ground for coyotes and owls. I have a balcony with French doors that is big enough to accommodate a catio that would not only let them to be outdoors but still be protected from predators. Gigi was a stray that lived in Arizona with her kittens until her former guardian relocated to California and I adopted Gigi. Milo was a semi feral tom who was rescued by two lovely ladies who were unable to keep him and I adopted him. Simon was part of a feral colony who was going to be going to the pound unless my husband and I stepped in and added him to our brood. I am sure my three furry kids would love to be able to be outside in a protected environment any time they wished and a catio would be the purrfect solution for their desire to explore their world and view their kingdom from on high.
My cats’ names are Daniel, Piglet, and Remy and they would love their own catio because they enjoy the big glowing orb in the sky!
My cats names are Penny, Teller and Photon and they would love a catio to give them more space to play and hang out. Since they are indoor cats only, a catio would give them a safe way to experience the outdoors!
My cats name is Oolong and she would love their own catio because She loves to go outside but there is a lot of wildlife around our home
My cats name are Bennigan, Crazy Cat (C.C.) and Jet and they would love their own catio because being indoor cats they are only aloud outside under supervision. We have woods in the back yard and they love watching the wildlife. However, the neighborhood cats also like to visit our backyard and it gets a little hairy with them all out together. With a catio, my cats would get to enjoy the outside safely and laugh at all the jealous neighborhood cats on the outside. =^^=
I have many rescues that arrived at my door….we are a family….Angel, Belle, Bud, Butch, Cleo, Creamsicle, Dolly, Ethel, Lily, Lou, Lucy, Max, Micky, Scarlet, Sonny & Tara….and Sam is still outside for now! I have looked at catios to provide an outside experience in safety. These guys and girks would love to have this since several of them were outside before joining the household…
My black rescued cats, Sophie, Simon, and Ethel would love a catio. We live in Houston with their 19yo White and black dom. short-hair brother, Mick. They love to go out, but unfortunately there are many stray cats around. The catio would help keep us safe from them.
My cats names are Sandy, Stumpy, Patches, Smokey and Momma and they would love their own catio because they are all rescued and now living indoors. If they had the opportunity to have a place to experience the sights, sounds and smells of outdoors again, I believe their quality of life would be enhanced greatly and a safe haven to lounge in the sun.
My cats names are Pixie and Poe and they would LOVE a catio so they can play outside more, as their yard has no shade and lots of sun so it’s too hot to spend a lot of time in it most days and being on the lead isn’t that much fun either.
My cats name is Eclipse and he would love his own catio because he wants to go outside to eat grass but I won’t let him because I live in a rural area (lots of woods) which means lots of wildlife and I think it is too dangerous for him and his adopted siblings to be out on their own. A catio would keep them safe. People around here do not hesitate to let ther pets roam free so there are always cats and dogs roaming through our yard. A catio would create a barrier so my cats could enjoy their own yard without worrying whether they were going to be attacked.
My cats names are Sugar & Spice and they would love their own catio because they enjoy watching the birds in the trees, sunning themselves & smelling the fresh air from outside. It’s not safe with coyote so I won’t let them out & they don’t like harnesses so a catio would be the ultimate get away for them while allowing them to to still be safe. I know my babies would love this & if I get a new kitten they’ll love it also.
My boys names are Lucas and Binks. Lucas had a tramdic surgery a month ago. He had PU surgery to make him a girl because he kept blocking. I had 2 hours to come up with the money or euthanasia. It was the hardest choice I had to make. I was lucky enough to have money saved for a down payment. It was save my boy I had for 11 years or have a place to live. I choose to save his life. I would love to be able to have a catio for him when I am able to afford my down payment again. It may have held up my future condo and having a place to live but I would do it again.
my cat’s name is lucy and she would love her own catio because she loves to be outside. All summer she has been outside with me gardening but I always need to be outside with her. This catio could help her to be safe and she could choose to go out or stay in.
My cat’s names are Medea, Bella and Luna. They would love to have a catio because they beg me every time I try to leave the house! I think it would also let them enjoy the outdoors too! My youngest Bella has never been outside because she is very timid. I think this would be great for all of my cats!
My cats names are Yoda, Obi, Spencer, Sabrina and Moose, they would love their own catio because they love the outdoors, but have to go outside on their harness and leashes. Having their catio would make bird and squirrel watching so much more fun for them.
My cats names are Chuck, Twinkles, Norman, Scrawny, Boogs, Roger and Kit. And they would love their own catio because well, hello, what cat wouldn’t?! They get tired of being inside all the time!
My cats named are Griffin, Mikie, Ozzie, Wilson, and Purdy. They are all rescues. Griffin and Mike go outside during the day and come in at dusk. Purdy, Ozzie and Wilson would love to experience the outside but I am afraid to let them out as they have no smarts as far as other wildlife are concerned. I live in a rural area that has horses and cows for neighbors. But there are also coyote, eagles and other wildlife which they would be a snack for.
My cats Harley, General, Taz, Sunny and Karma would love a nice catio!
Hello our names are Crybaby, Junior, Grace Callie, Tigger,Ginger Leroy and of course Blondie. We were born feral
and our human mommy caught us and we became inside babies. We would love to have a place that we could sun ourselves and feel the breeze. A catio would be just the thing.
My cats’ names are: Socks, Butch, Jasmine, Montique, Sebastian, Annastashia, Cassidy, Morley, Tigger, Turk, Sunny, Stormy, Mr. T, Mittens, Kitkit; and we had to move in with my sister; because she was diagnosed with demensia. We had to downsize; but we don’t mind, since it is to help my sister out; but I know all of my furbabies would love a bit more room and a catio would be the cats’ meow here. Thanks for the opportunity. xo
My Cats names are Catherine, Tucker, Gypsy, Onyx, Cyrus, Kiowa, Daisy, Prestone, Emily, Erika, W’Rossalita Melania, Louis Patton, Jaezibel Jasmine, Outlaw Buddie James. and Frederick Kay Cougar. And they would love to get plans of their own cause Mom and Dad promised them in six months they would build the Pride their very own Feline Pagoda when we move to New Mexico complete with tunnel from the house to the enclosure, but Mom needs practice working with lumber and a hammer. It’s been a while since she left the farm and had to do daily carpentry work.
my cats names are Harley and Tressa. they love watching outside. they would love to have their own cat tunnel to go outside and explore, so i could keep them safe.
My cats names are Oscar and Mia. They have always been indoor kitties and I know they would love to have a catio to enjoy the outdoors in a safe manner. Oscar is 20 years old and would really enjoy snoozing in the sunshine.
My cats’ names are Ruby and Lugosi and they would love their own catio because they are indoor cats, but love going on supervised walkies with their mummy in they alley below their apartment, but they would love to go out unsupervised too. 🙂
My cats names are Jaxon,Bella and Halo. They would LOVE to have a catio because the only time they get to go outside is in their stroller or in a escape-proof harness on a short leash under supervision. They would love the freedom to roam, lay and explore nature while in a safe atmosphere.
My cats name are K.C., Squeak, Zip & Skitter and they would love their own catio because their human slaves messed up on the first one they tried to make and it is falling apart. I overheard Zip (he thinks he is their leader cuz he’s the only boy) say this to the girls – “mummy and daddy luv us very much but they isn’t the brightest humans. They musta thoughts we were cute fuzzy chickens and not kittens cuz they boughts us a backyards chicken coopz from da warehouse store place. The daddy spent lots of hours making changes to it so we could sit our fuzzy rear ends inside it. But he not realize the woods & wirez was held together wit little cheap staplez. And the woods is cheap like is used on a pallet…so all dat work is for nuthin as the woods is bending and staplez is poppin out. We needs a classier, bigger, safer digs to hang in. The must do it rightz dis time around!”
My cats’ names are Baloney, Walker and Lil dude and they would love a catio because they enjoy squirrel watching!
My cats name are Dane, Darby, Skoshi, and Freddy and they would love their own catio because they are indoor only boys looking for a safe way to explore outside and get some extra enrichment!
My cats names are Luna and Dart and they would love their own catio because they enjoy spending time outdoors and since we moved they haven’t been able to enjoy the outdoors because of all the potential dangers
My cats are Taryn and Marcus and they would love a catio because they live out in the country on 5 acres. It’s beautiful out here but there are coyotes running around occasionally and we would not be safe outside unless we were in a catio.
My blind kitty Princess Helen deserves her own catio because she is so petite and with her disability, I want her to be able to enjoy sunshine and fresh air outside but securely. I just know she would love this!!
Our cat, Mocha, will just love her own catio! She is an i door cat that is allowed to go outside when we are home. In the evenings when we get home she sits at the door jist waiting for us to open the door so she can go play outside! We would love for her to be able to play outside all day but the risks are just not worth it!
My cats name is Monty and he would love his own catio because he longs to play outside after watching our dog play in the garden.
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My cats’ names are Ollie, Max, Ninja, Moo, Forrest and Tiny and they would love their own catio because they love the feeling of fresh air in their fur (and it would give them another place to go when one of them gets tired of hanging out with the crowd).
My cats’ names are Scout, Kali and Pumpkin. They told me that they would LOVE to have a Catio because they know I worry about them being outside alone and they really appreciate that I don’t keep them from enjoying the outdoors. They don’t wander far, but I definitely would feel safer with them in their own AWESOME space that let’s them be outdoors with lots of safe places to climb and lay in the warm sun! Thank you for inventing such a lovely thing!
My cats’ names are Xander and Jada. Xander especially loves the outdoors and would be an outdoor kitty if I let him. But I worry about his safety. We have been living at a place that has an enclosed porch and he loves it. However, next week we have to move to a an apartment that doesn’t have a porch. He is going to miss being ourside terribly, and I’m worried about his mental health. My husband and I have been looking at catios ever since we found out we have to move. We think they are a great idea, and we are trying to figure out the best way to attach one to our new 1st floor apartment. Both cats will watch the birds for hours – catios are such a great idea! Thank you!
My cats’ names are Tippy, Misha and Loki and they would love their own catio because they want to explore the great outdoors, but they’re too scared to go outside without one! Space in the house is getting a little cramped, and we would love to give our cats more space to explore.
Sherman would love his own Catio so he could watch the birds in safety 🙂 That and he is spoiled and has more cat trees and toys than most cats even dream of but he does not have a Catio 🙂
My cats names are Oban and Forest. They would absolutely love their own cardio because while they are not officially outdoor cats, they cannot stop trying to come outside with their best friend Hoss (family dog). They both are inquisitive and while Oban is outgoing, forest loves a sheltered area where he can happily and safely explore outside the house.
My cat’s name is Michie and he would love too own this Catio as he loved the outdoors but I’d not allowed out due to last time he did he got run over, he’s fine but can’t go out now. He loves to watch birds and squirrels.
My cats names are Matteo and Mama, and they would love their own catio because they love to go outside. Unfortunately, the coyotes and bears in the area make it unsafe to go out.
My elderly cat Marbles would love the Haven choice because she loves to sit in the bathroom window several times a day. She’s an indoor cat and would love to go outside but there’s too many ferals which I’m involved with TNR through a local organization.