Fencing Your Cats In
Whether you are looking to install permanent fencing for your cats which can be bought from home improvement stores like Home Depot or Lowe's, we're looking for something cost-effective but equally as effective as keeping your cats here, like plastic fencing or chicken wire, it will be necessary to protect your cats from the outside world –and to protect the outside world from your cats-- to fence them in.
Adding Plants For Cats
Although cats are obligate carnivores, they also have a great fondness for granary. There are lots of plants that you can add to green up your cardio space they are also safe for cats. Whether you plan to grow things that can be used to provide shade for the cats, like bamboo or trees, or looking to grow healthy snacks for them to enjoy, like cat grass or cat nip, adding heavy planters will be your best bet for incorporating these plants safely into your indoor/outdoor space as this will prevent your cats from knocking over the plants.
Upcycling A Tree Log As A Cat Scratcher
Want to add elements of nature to this crossover indoor/outdoor space, it becomes a wonderful thing to add some elegant woodwork to your catio. Places to find logs for sale online, including Facebook marketplace, craigslist, eBay, and Etsy, but there's also the option of just going out into the neighborhood and seeing if there are some unused logs hanging around after a storm. Be sure to ask the property owner if you can haul them away before entering private property.
Post on your neighborhood app to see what is readily available just a couple blocks from you. This is a good way to put out feelers to people who may be looking to get rid of some logs for free, as long as you're willing to come get them yourself. Crocheting, Knitting, Weaving, Sewing Cat Hammocks
Possibilities are truly endless when it comes to finding fibers to turn into a fun cat hammock for your furry friends. Old T-shirts and torn sweatpants and those cheap rugs from college that no longer have a use?; they can all be re-purposed and Upcycled to give your cats comfortable spaces to relax in as they view the birds they are not allowed to eat on their custom catio.