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Giveaway: Win a DIY Catio Plan by Catio Spaces in Honor of National Animal Safety & Protection Month

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Sponsored guest post by Cythia Chomos
This giveaway is sponsored and administered by Catio Spaces*

Does your indoor cat want outside? Do you have a door dasher and worry about your cat’s safety? Many cat parents struggle with the indoor/outdoor dilemma and a catio, an outdoor “cat patio”, is a purrfect solution. Catios can provide peace of mind, safety, and the stimulation cats crave on a daily basis.Continue Reading

Special Needs Cats and Catios

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Sponsored guest post by Cynthia Chomos, Catio Spaces
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Every cat is special. Some are extra special. Cats born with chronic physical or medical conditions, or who encounter challenges in their lifetime through disease, lost limbs, deafness or blindness, are considered special needs cats.

While it can take longer for shelters to find them a forever home, many big-hearted cat lovers are adopting these special cats or helping through donations and sponsorship programs. At their core, cats with challenges have the same instincts and basic needs as any cat. Many are unaware of their disability and have the resiliency to live purrfectly normal lives.Continue Reading

Giveaway: Kritter Kondo Deluxe

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This giveaway is sponsored by Kritter Kommunity

Catios are a great way to allow your cats access to the outdoors and keep them safe and healthy at the same time. However, building a catio may not always be practical. Maybe you don’t have DIY skills. Maybe you’re renting and your landlord won’t approve the addition of a catio. Maybe you simply don’t want a permanent catio. Kritter Kondo addresses all these concerns and offers safe access to the outdoors with virtually no assembly.Continue Reading

How to Build a Catio: A Firsthand Account

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Guest post by Jessica Fritschle

I decided to build a catio to give my cats more space so that they can get away from each other and have some down time. I’ve always known that they would very much like to go outside, but I never had the nerve to do it. I always felt that keeping them inside was the one selfish decision I made. I knew that they would have happier lives if I let them go out – I just could never bring myself to do it.

Last year, I adopted a very spunky female cat who sits by the open windows all day. She clearly wanted to go outside. That was the final push that made me decide to actually build a catio versus just thinking about it.Continue Reading

Giveaway: DIY Catio Plan from Catio Spaces

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This giveaway is sponsored by Catio Spaces

Catios are a great way to allow your cats access to the outdoors and keep them safe and healthy at the same time.

Catio Spaces offers a variety of DIY catio plans that take the guesswork out of building a catio to save you time and money. Build one yourself or hire a carpenter to build it for you. The catio plans include a variety of designs for a window, deck, patio or yard to complement your home and suit your feline’s fancy.Continue Reading