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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…

Custom Catios Now on TikTok

Custom Catios has long had a social media presence, including fairly active communities on Facebook and Instagram. Note, we can be found @catioguy on all platforms. Now you can add TikTok to the list. In just a couple short months we have surpassed 35,000 followers and a video of The…

News Media Coverage of Custom Catios and Catio Guy

Catio Guy (aka Alan Breslauer) owns and operates Custom Catios. While both have received extensive media attention over the years, there appears to be a recent uptick in coverage. Perhaps the pandemic, which led to increased adoptions of cats, kittens, and dogs, has spurred the news media to write about…

Bloomberg Article: How to Unite Cat and Bird Lovers? Build a Catio

International news agency, Bloomberg, recently published a paw-mazing catio article, How to Unite Cat and Bird Lovers? Build a Catio, to Bloomberg Green.  The national piece, which features Custom Catios and two former clients, is a testament to how far the catio industry has come in just a few short…

Article: Crafting The Perfect Feline Funland

Journalist, Becca Evans, speaks to three catio experts - @jake.the.bengal's guardian Amber, our friend and former guest blogger Toni at @catio_living, and yours truly - about the best ways to deck out the interior of a cat enclosure. The must read piece includes these nuggets: Amber: “Just keep changing it,”…

Plants for Catios

Guest post by Toni and Doug over at Catio Living (IG, YouTube, Facebook, Etsy, and Pinterest). Plants are a fantastic addition to any catio. They are a surefire way to increase stimulation and happiness in your feline family members. Just make sure that the plants are non-toxic to cats by…

EXPERT BUILDER SERIES #12 WITH THE CATIO MAN

Expert Builder Series This is the twelfth Q&A in a series of interviews with catio experts from around the world. My hope is to learn from the best catio builders on the planet and pass on that knowledge far and wide. The Catio Man The Catio Man has been serving…

VIDEO: Kitten Lady Catio Build

The Joy Crew spent an amazing week in San Diego building a fabulous catio for the Kitten Lady (Facebook). Learn everything there is to know about building a cat enclosure - from start to finish - in her excellent tutorial video.

Kitten Lady

Last week I got the pleasure of meeting Hannah Shaw (The Kitten Lady) and Andrew Marttila (I am the cat photographer) at their new house and rescue (Orphan Kitten Club) nearby San Diego. They are lovely people doing amazing work rescuing kittens and other animals, including pigs. To support their…

The Joy Crew

The Joy Crew Joy! That’s Custom Catios’ one-word mission statement. With every project, big or small, elaborate or simple, expensive or inexpensive, we strive to deliver joy to both cats and their human guardians. Hopefully the photos and videos posted to social media (Instagram) do a good job conveying that…

VIDEO: CatCafe Lounge Catio

Custom Catios designed and built the new CatCafe Lounge catio. The CatCafe Lounge, which is the only non-profit cat cafe in LA, has found homes for 400+ cats to date. You can now reserve time to hangout with these amazing kiddos in the outdoor, socially distant, regularly sanitized, CatCafe Lounge…

VIDEO: Harley the Bengal Kitten Playing in Catio

Harley is a Huntington Beach based Bengal kitten who loves his new catio. Watch his athleticism as he climbs a 10-foot sisal rope pole, runs around the large enclosure, and jumps up and down the many shelves circumventing the structure. Harley is one happy kitty!

All the Options and Extras Offered by Custom Catios

Benefits of Stimulating Cats Custom Catios strives to improve enclosures by making them more fun and stimulating for cats. The greater the variation inside structures, the more cats have to think to maneuver around, which activates their minds, and helps prevent behavioral issues common in indoor cats. Fun stuff inside…

VIDEO: Lakewood Catio Compound

The Lakewood Catio Compound is something to behold. Photos don't really capture it's magnificence so we hope this short video does a better job conveying the pure joy that the enclosure has brought to the cat family. The cats enter via a custom through the wall cat door and then…

The Jubilant Joyous Jungle Catio

Jungle Catio There are catios and then there is the Jungle Catio which is a whole different breed of cat enclosure. It is massive. It is innovative. It is unique. And it is beautiful. Welcome to the jungle! This mammoth stand alone structure is more than 30' from top to…

Expert Builder Series #11 With Bespoke Aviaries

Expert Builder Series This is the eleventh Q&A in a series of interviews with catio experts from around the world. My hope is to learn from the best catio builders on the planet and pass on that knowledge far and wide. Bespoke Aviaries Today we head across the pond to…

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