House Cats Can Roam 2 Miles and Other News Highlighting Need for Catios

There have been a plethora of unrelated news items of late that independently point to catios as the best possible solution for pet cats. Here's a quick rundown: Cat Tracking Program Shocks Owners From the DailyMail: Domestic cats wearing tracking devices shocked their owners after GPS devices revealed their roaming…

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…

Voyage LA Interview

VoyageLA VoyageLA recently interviewed me as part of their "LA's Most Inspiring Stories" series. Per the website: "Every neighborhood in LA has its own vibe, style, culture and history, but what consistently amazes us is not what differentiates the various neighborhoods but rather what they all have in common.  From East…

Cat Counselor and The Purrrcast Give Shout Out to Catio Guy

Catio Guy Shout Out The Cat Counselor, Cristin Coll, and The Purrrcast! hosts Steven and Sara discuss catios on their #184 podcast which dropped today. They also give a nice shout out to "Alan the Catio Guy," which can be heard on the shortened clip below. That said, the entire podcast…

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…

Catio Guy Interviewed by Indoor Cat Guide

Thanks to Jane over at IndoorCatGuide.com for posting an interview with Catio Guy about, you guessed it, catios! Here's an excerpt: "Among cat experts and cat lovers alike, the consensus is to keep cats indoors permanently. As Alan (aka Catio Guy) explains, predators (coyotes), cars, disease, and poisons, among other perils, all…

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…

Custom Catios Featured in 'Studio City South' Publication

Studio City South The monthly Studio City South has a feature article on Custom Catios in its August 2018 publication. Written by Elyse Glickman, "A Purr-fect Solution for Cat Parents," does en excellent job explaining our purpose and beginning: "There is a great cat dilemma being thrust upon Studio City families. Experts…

Should Cats Go Outside?

We at Custom Catios feel strongly that the answer is a big fat NO, but that's the question Camille Schake asks at Good Pet Parent (hat tip to the highly recommended Facebook group, Kitty Gardens, Catios, House Cats And Catification). The article admits that the question "stirs a lively debate" on both…