What about a Catio

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What is a Catio

Catio BoB Catios are enclosures allowing  your feline fur kids access to outdoor stimulus and entertainment  without the risk of loss or predation by Coyotes,Racoons and Opossums. They carry zoonotic diseases and external parasites not to mention injuries from activities associated with free roaming 

Types of Catio BoB catios

Every Custom Catoio BoB catio design is unique but there are a few classifications  as follows

*Human/Feline shared space catio

*Feline only with cleaning/maintenance access catio

*freestanding with or without tunnel attachment catio 

*Attached to home catio

*window balcony box

*Patio/deck conversion both covered and non-covered 

*wood deck sub-platform mounted type

*Poured cement slab or border footer mounted 

Types of Materials uitilized

*Wood - by far the most economic construction material for the budget minded

and most requested material 


*Aluminum - while light in weight and good lifespan construction labor costs can be expensive and very industrial looking


*Stainless steel- heavy in weight and like alum. higher material  labor costs to construct and mostly used in commercial applications   

Walkway/Platform/Ramps

Catio BoB offers several options for your Catio BoB catio


*Bare catio-nothing but the shell and mounting cross bars for walkways and platform mounting 

*Walkway/Platform ramp kits installed by Catio BoB 

*Walkway/Platform ramp kits uninstalled  

Firehose Bridges and connection strips

Here at Catio BoB we offer  fire hose bridges and connection strips as well as scratch strips for our catios for long lasting use and for indoor enrichment products 

FAQs About Catio BoB Catios

What  type mesh do I use ?

We use 1"x1" square 14 Gauge galvanized mesh good for kittens as well as full grown felines 


What are the options for decking on wood sub-platforms 

We use pressure treated  ground contact rated  pine lumber for decking and deck framing.(optional plastic composite deck board on request)


What is a Walkway/Platform  Ramp kit ?

Each kit is the results  of what can be designed from a 48" x 96" sheet along with  the following 

*12 horizontal cross brace mounting brackets 

*12 vertical cross brace brackets brackets. 

*1- firehose scratching strip

* 1- firehose bridge connectors