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“Worlds largest” catio

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by 3moggies, May 15, 2019.


  1. 3moggies

    3moggies PetForums Junior

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    Sorry if this had been posted before but I think I’ve just come across the mothership of all catios! :eek:

    This must be every cat owners dream haha! I believe he said in the video that it’s unfinished and still had some things to change.



    However I do have some issues with the plants he has chosen, other than that, if I could I would love to do this for my cats!


    Hopefully the link works
     
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  2. Bertie'sMum

    Bertie'sMum Obedient Cat Slave

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    Wow - you could fit my whole garden in just one corner (must be at least 10 times the size of our garden) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  3. bluecordelia

    bluecordelia Footy

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    Seems low. That entrance out of the bedroom would annoy me. I would have a cat tunnel directly from the bedroom into the patio across rather than the odd passage
     
  4. MissMiloKitty

    MissMiloKitty PetForums VIP

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    Wow, the cat gets lots of freedom whilst still being safe. That is the dream ☺
     
  5. chillminx

    chillminx PetForums VIP

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    Not many shrubs or trees though...which are things my cats love in the garden, as they attract insects.
     
  6. lorilu

    lorilu PetForums VIP

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    But where are the cats? And I didn't see any hidey hole type areas either, though I did skip though it a bit. 12+ minutes is far beyond my limit lol.

    He did say the plants were just planted, so haven't had time to grow and spread. It doesn't seem he's given much thought to safety though. Dangling toys are never safe. I hope all plants have been researched for toxicity.
     
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  7. Linda Weasel

    Linda Weasel PetForums VIP

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    Bit disappointed no natural tree bits with bark.

    But.....lucky cats.
     
  8. chillminx

    chillminx PetForums VIP

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    It's just that it seems such a large area for a catio, I thought why not make it a cat-proofed garden instead, full of plants and trees and hiding places for cats. I have family in California (where this guy lives) and they have wonderful walled gardens with trees, tropical plants etc. and full of birds and insects.
     
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  9. TriTri

    TriTri Standing up for cats

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    It’s great that he has gone to such an effort for his cats. ‘Would be great to see it with cats and cat toys in, like ping pong balls and catnip mice, plus catnip plants, a few bushey larger plants that won’t need moving for a few years?
    I didn’t know cats like to do their business in sand, that’s interesting.
     
  10. Willow_Warren

    Willow_Warren PetForums Senior

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    It looks a bit bland, but then it’s new so will always take time to naturalise... just like any garden (except on those garden tv shows that bring on huge plants & trees!). Don’t like the way it attaches to the house, but that’s personal from a view rather than from the cats’ perspective. Breaking it down to basics rather than aesthetics it has more activities than my garden (well apart from my garden having bunnies to watch, chickens to chase etc... ).

    I’d love a huge garden... but I like the green grass of England.
     
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