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In reply to the discussion: Taking a feral cat to an apartment [View all]

FuzzyRabbit

(1,971 posts)
7. How about a catio?
Sat Nov 27, 2021, 06:21 PM
Nov 2021

I am a fan of catios for cats if it is not safe to allow them outside. A catio will protect them from falling and protect them from predators. Cats love sun and fresh air, and a catio will give them an opportunity to to enjoy the outdoors.

My kitty loves it out on his catio, but he wishes I had built it larger so I could join him out there. I don't have a balcony, so my kitty's catio is only window size. If you decide to build (or buy) a catio, keep it simple. Cats aren't fussy, they just like the fresh air.

Here is an example of a catio on an apartment balcony:

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Taking a feral cat to an apartment [View all] wryter2000 Nov 2021 OP
I know very little about cats bucolic_frolic Nov 2021 #1
Either you take that kitty or abandon it jpak Nov 2021 #2
I don't understand your reaction wryter2000 Nov 2021 #5
Wtf was that for? ShazzieB Nov 2021 #13
I once had a feral kitten who I tamed. She tolerated a harness Arkansas Granny Nov 2021 #3
I took 2 cats that had been independent, semi-feral for 12 years sinkingfeeling Nov 2021 #4
I wouldn't keep him on the balcony wryter2000 Nov 2021 #6
I doubt the cat would jump WhiteTara Nov 2021 #10
How about a catio? FuzzyRabbit Nov 2021 #7
That's wonderful! wryter2000 Nov 2021 #8
Son and DIL have 3 cats Freddie Nov 2021 #14
Feral cat MoonlightHillFarm Nov 2021 #9
I bet your kitty will come around wryter2000 Nov 2021 #17
Me feral cat MoonlightHillFarm Dec 2021 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author Naio Nov 2021 #11
Crystal litter drmeow Nov 2021 #12
Why can't you take both cats? hamsterjill Nov 2021 #15
Thank you wryter2000 Nov 2021 #16
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