South Bay Catio Estate

The South Bay Catio Estate is our largest and arguably best cat enclosure to date. It took the entire Custom Catios crew nearly five weeks to complete. The long dirt section is nearly 60' x 10' alone. The "people" section near the house has a gorgeously crafted roof that spans…

Double Doors Provide Double Protection

Clients with door dasher cats and / or those who want to be extra careful about their fur family members getting outside often turn to double door designs. We've implemented a handful of double doors for cat enclosures, and installed an “airtight” system inside a home for a particularly sneaky…

Cat Runs, Skyways, and Bridges

Cat runs, skyways, and bridges are a practical and aesthetically pleasing way to move cats around a home or yard. And the furballs LOVE them. This post highlights many of the runs built by the Custom Catios' crew over the last couple of years. Visit this Facebook post for more photos!

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…

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!

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…

Expert Builder Q&A #1 with Catio Bob

Expert Catio Series This is the first 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. Catio Bob Based in Athens, Georgia, @catiobob is a…

VIDEO: Catio Castle

The 400+ square foot catio castle may be our magnum opus. The huge breathtaking enclosure took over three weeks to construct and is a feline wonderland for the dozen or so house cats. Please view the below video and let us know what you think in comments.

VIDEO: The Spectacular Grove Tree Enclosure

Watch Gordy and Yusef frolicking in their new catio (cat patio) near Beverly Grove. The catio includes a covered area near the house, a sisal rope climbing pole, ramps, shelves, two cat doors, and a hiding box. Then there is amazing extra-wide run that leads from the house to a…

VIDEO: Portland Catio Tour Draws a Thousand People

Record Turnout for Catio Tour A ten catio tour in Portland, Oregon Saturday drew a thousand people according to a KATU2 News report. The video below, which is well worth watching, makes clear that catios protect both wildlife from cats and cats from many outdoor hazards. The tour is sponsored…