I have done a post about Ikea products that make great cat items a while ago. And since then I got some feedback from you guys that there are other items from Ikea that are also great for cats. So I decided to do a ‘Part 2’ of this list…(Check out ‘Part 1’ here.) 1. SANDHAUG Tray Table This particular coffee table is great for … Continue reading Ikea products that make great cat items – Part 2
When people think about catification, they often think of intricate complex designs, but sometimes the most simple design is just as efficient. After all, cats tend to play with the cardboard boxes that comes with the expensive cat tree, right? hahaha Say hi to the lucky cats who are the user of today’s catification project… Rory… And Desp… Here you can see the ‘cat tree’ … Continue reading Catification – Ikea Hack Cat Tree
This morning, I was about to write another cat tip post when I noticed I have written 99 posts for this blog. Then it occurred to me, I need to make the 100th post a bit special! So I decided to do a little of a summary of the top 10 most popular posts of this blog! (I still can’t believe I have written 100 … Continue reading 100th post! Thank you!
In the cat behaviour world, we know that cat flaps can sometimes be the source of anxiety for cats. Of course, cat flap is a very handy for cats to go in and out by themselves. However, other cats can also come in and out by themselves. These days, a lot of cat flaps work with microchip so this prevent other cats from coming in. … Continue reading Catification – a ‘Mud Room’ for the cat flap, integrated into the kitchen!
Today, we got a submission from one of the followers of this blog! Meet Kitty, the lucky cat who has her own private bathroom! Look! Such a smart idea! Simply put a cat flap into a storage area under the staircase, all the suppliers are also neatly organised in the ‘bathroom’. Not only Kitty can get much needed privacy when using the litter tray, this arrangement … Continue reading Catification – cat private bathroom under staircase!
I saw this amazing catification project last spring when I was in Tallinn. This devoted cat lover has built a cat stair so that his/her cat can go back up to the house. Notice there is also a cat box with a cat bed inside so in case they are not home, the cat has some shelter while waiting for the human to come home. Such … Continue reading Catification – outdoor cat stairs, Tallinn
Catification doesn’t need to cost you a fortune, nor does it need to take a lot of time. You don’t even need to be super handy! You just need to have some imagination…or the internet. Instead of 10-minute-yoga, 10-minute-cuisine, etc, today I am going to show you, da ta! 10-minute-catification Meet these two beautiful catstomers of mine – Piet and Raf, moved from Amsterdam to Dublin 2 … Continue reading Instant Catification – super simple cat tree/house thingy
Ok, this is not strictly catification in the sense that you are enriching the environment for the cats. It is a catification project for human so that if you are renting you will have a higher chance of getting your deposit back! Amber has kindly shared her project with us today. And I thought this is very valuable for those of us who are renting. … Continue reading Catification – Removable chair cover
To my surprise, I actually come across quite a few customers who have indoor-outdoor cats but have no cat flap. Either they are renting and not allow to install one or their door or window are not suitable to make a hole. In cases like that, they very often tell me they feel guilty if they come home late to let the cat in. They … Continue reading Cat tip: cat house for indoor-outdoor cats
I am sure some of you guys watch Jackson Galaxy’s show – My Cat From Hell. He coined the term – Catification, which I find it a brilliant way to explain the concept of environment enrichment. Environment enrichment is one of the concepts we use in animal behaviourial science for domestic animals and zoo animals to provide stimuli in their surroundings. In the case of cats, … Continue reading Catification – Cat house under bed!