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Custom Catios Featured on 'Cat vs Dog' with Jackson Galaxy

We are very excited to post a highlight video of Custom Catios' appearance on Jackson Galaxy's latest show, “Cat vs. Dog.” While we wholeheartedly encourage everyone to watch the entire episode titled, “My Animals Are Going To Get Me Evicted," over at Animal Planet, we've uploaded a catio cut below. We've…

The Dodo Profile

The Dodo has long been one of my favorite websites and social media platforms on the Internet. Rarely does a day go by where my wife and I don't send each other heartwarming animal videos, many of which are from The Dodo. As such, I could not have been happier…

San Diego Tribune Feature

Super cool to see a front page catio article in the San Diego Union-Tribune Home & Garden section, featuring Custom Catios/Catio Guy! The article by Nicole Sours Larson titled, "Catio homes a cool solution for cooped-up felines," is one of the more in-depth newspaper pieces on cat enclosures. Here's an…

2024 Worldwide Custom Catio Builders

2024 WORLDWIDE CATIO BUILDERS Catios (cat patios) continue to gain worldwide popularity as cat guardians strive to give their feline families the best pawsible lives while keeping them safe from outdoor dangers. With high demand, custom catio builders are popping up worldwide and pushing the envelope regarding creativity and craftsmanship.…

Business Insider Feature

On the heels of a feature in the national design, architecture, and technology magazine/website Dwell, comes another feature article in the well-known and well-respected Business Insider titled, "This $70,000 backyard amenity isn't even for you -- it's for your cat." Of course, Business Insider went with the most histrionic title…

Dwell Magazine Feature

It is always nice to get great press, but when it comes from the high-end design magazine Dwell, it's extra special. The article by Marah Eakin titled, "The Catio Is Ready for Its Close-Up," dives into my background and discusses the first-ever LA Catio Tour, which features a handful of…

Ventura Magazine Feature

Happy Kitty The "Business Spotlight" section of Ventura Blvd Magazine's October 2023 issue features me! The article delves into my nearly two-decade journey to becoming the Catio Guy, and the launch of Custom Catios about 7 years ago. The piece also discusses why I passionately champion catios over both indoor/roaming…

Screened-in Porch/Catios Solve The Mosquito Problem

Ankle Biter Mosquitos 🐱 Don't let ankle-biter mosquitoes ruin your outdoor fun in LA summers! 🌞 According to the LA Times, the pesky newcomer, first introduced in 2011, has been expanding. The “aggressive biter has the ability to pierce clothing and reproduce in water sources as small as a bottle…

The Transformative Power of Catios: Real Stories of Feline Behavior Change

Catios are life-changing for house cats, especially for cats with behavioral issues. Having built nearly 350 enclosures to date, I regularly see the positive impact catios have on fur families and their guardians. Today, I want to highlight a few builds involving cats exhibiting negative behaviors that were either fixed…

VIDEOS: Cat Disneyland's In Action

Cat guardians, prospective catio clients, catio dreamers, cat people, and generally cool folks can keep up with photos and videos of our latest cat enclosures on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Threads. I'm posting a few recent "Cat Disneyland" greatest hits videos below for those brilliant folks without social media accounts.…

Deciding Where to Place a Catio

Deciding Where to Place a Catio As cat owners, we want to provide our feline companions with a safe and stimulating environment where they can enjoy the outdoors without the risks associated with unrestricted outdoor access. That's where catios or cat patios enter the picture. These enclosed outdoor spaces allow…

Social Media Posts with Over 1 Million Views

What are our best catios? If you believe the people, our best catios have the most social media views. There are definite problems using this calculus because many of our best cat enclosures may not have had the participatory felines necessary to create viral videos. Similarly, some cute kittens can…

AI on the Benefits of Catios

Having written numerous articles on the benefits of catios (cat patios), I wanted to compare how mine stacked up to AI. Thus, I asked ChatGPT to write an article about the benefits of catios to cat guardians. Here's the impressive response: ChatGPT As a cat guardian, you want your furry…

Whittier Catio Compound

The Whittier Catio Compound is a beautiful, fun, multi-component cat paradise that evidences the talent of the Custom Catios crew. Check out photos of the fur family loving their enclosure on Facebook and Instagram (Part 1 & Part 2). But, the videos below of the two distinct sections do a…

VIDEOS: Catio Guy's Catio Extension From Start to Finish

It is difficult to convey to potential clients the time and work that goes into each catio we build. Much goes into each job, including design, pricing, materials procurement, prepping, scheduling, and building structures from the ground up. Projects range from two to 30 days, depending on size, complexity, and extras…

2023 Worldwide Custom Catio Builders

2023 WORLDWIDE CATIO BUILDERS   There are now more custom catio builders worldwide than at any time in human history. Further, the quality and craftsmanship exhibited by these builders have never been better. If you desire a cat patio, check out the list below to find a builder. And please…

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