If you have a cat that likes to stay outside most of the time or you just like to care for the neighborhood feral cats, you may want to look into buying a quality cat shelter. They’re great for outdoorsy cats that need loose boundaries and wish to come and go as they please. Cat shelters are also great for shielding cats from the elements, without letting them inside your home. Cat shelters are a better, safer alternative for stray cats that like to sleep under cars, and some designs usually provide a landing for your kitty to perch on while the sun is out. If you are interested in getting a cat shelter, below is a quick at a glance list of quality cat shelter designs that will get you started on your search to find a new cozy haven for your kitty.
9. Heininger, PortablePET
Heininger PortablePET shelter is a weather resistant breathable fabric that keeps your cat cool in the summer & warm in the winter. This is a cat shelter that you can easily take almost anywhere. The frame of the shelter has powder coated steel frames to withstand the elements. It is Lightweight, portable and convenient to use.
8. Petmate Dome
The Petmate Dome shelter comes with a carpeted floor for warmth and to encourage scratching for healthier claws. It keeps your feline warm in winter and cool in the summer. Non-porous surfaces discourage fleas and other pests from nesting. It is constructed with structural foam insulation for best comfort and a rain diverting hood.
6. Petsfit Barn
Petsfit Barn has a square design and is made with cedar wood and is coated with water-based paint to make it safe for your cat. It’s a rustic, country home design with muted colors for pet owners with traditional tastes. The hinged roof of the shelter can be opened for easy cleaning and it has a ramp that leads to the doorway.
5. Trixie Pet Playground
The 3-story wooden Trixie Pet Playground shelter provides your feline with a secure and relaxed environment that can be used for both indoors and outdoors. Some of it’s features include latched shutters, peek-a-boo holes and a lounging rooftop. Your kitty can curl up on one of the shelter lounging decks for a nap in the sun. The elevated foundation promotes air circulation and protects your cat from ground chill and wet conditions.
4. Petsfit Condo
Petsfit pet house is made from cedar, which makes the wood rot resistant. The Petsfit Condo shelter is available in two models, one with stairs and the other with a scratch-pad ramp—suitable for both old and young felines. This shelter comes with asphalt roofing to effectively shelter your cat(s) during rainy days.
3. Kitty Tube-Generation 3
The Kitty Tube-Generation 3 is made from high quality post-consumer recycled plastic that doesn’t crack. The Kitty Tube comes with enough bulk straw to allow up to 2 fresh layers of bedding. It includes awning over the main opening and has a clear removable flap door. The Kitty Tube also creates a safe and secure haven for your cat to give birth.
1. Cozy Cat Furniture
This outdoor cat house is designed to keep your cat warm in winter and cool in the summer. It comes with thermal ply insulation, which makes it absorb or emit heat depending on the condition. The shelter lounging deck is a great place for cat naps. The porch roof helps shield the doorway opening from dripping rain, melting snow and acts as a sun protector.
In conclusion, with your cat’s comfort and safety in mind, a solid cat shelter can be the perfect cozy hideaway that can make your kitty feel right at home. However, cat shelters come in a variety of designs. Knowing where to start looking for the right shelter can be hard. I hope the list above will easily aid you in your search to find the right shelter for your cat. Thanks for reading.