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…

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…

VIDEO: Sisal Rope Climbing Pole Mashup

Sisal Rope Climbing Poles Floor to ceiling sisal rope climbing poles have become a hallmark of Custom Catios cat enclosures. The 10 foot poles now come in regular, treated, and synthetic -- the latter two having a longer outdoor shelf life. Not only do rope poles provide felines with endless…

VIDEO: Cats Playing in Orange Tree Catio is Pawsome!

Orange Tree Catio Watch Hannah running, jumping, and playing with the kittens, Dottie and Trudy, in their new catio (cat patio) built around a hundred-year-old orange tree. The enclosure is connected to the house via a super long cat run that includes a sandbox / litter box at the midway…

Fantastic StyleCaster Catio Article Featuring Custom Catios!

StyleCaster StyleCaster recently published a beautiful and important article titled, "A Beginner's Guide to the Catio - Cat Patio - Trend," which features yours truly waxing on about treating cats better: Alan Breslauer, founder of Los Angeles-based Custom Catios, is trying to rectify a world that hasn’t figured out how to treat…

Time-Lapse Video of Catio Enclosure Construction

It is difficult to convey the time, effort, craftsmanship, and expertise that goes into a Custom Catio cat enclosure. We use the best materials including redwood, high-end galvanized wire mesh, and bronze polygal. Our attention to detail includes painting interior shelves with artificial sand and covering ramps with outdoor industrial…

Catio Guy Featured on The Purrrcast Podcast

Thank you to Sara Iyer and Steven Ray Morris for interviewing me on the #166 episode of their popular cat themed podcast, The Purrrcast. It was a ton of fun to talk shop with two diehard cat experts for over an hour. The catio conversation begins about 12 minutes into…

Custom Catios Article in 'Sherman Oaks South' Magazine

Sherman Oaks South magazine has a nice write-up about my family and catio business in the October 2018 edition. It's also our first cover! From the article: Sherman Oaks South "Experts and cat behaviorists, from America's "Cat Daddy" Jackson Galaxy to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (veterinarians), stress that…