CATIO.

When I say that word, most people look at me with a blank face and an uncomprehending stare. They don’t have a clue what the heck I’m talking about. Until I say “It’s like a dog kennel for cats.” Even then I’m pretty sure that what they are picturing in their mind is nothing like what I really mean.

pic found at www.lalocadelosgatos.com

pic found at www.lalocadelosgatos.com

IF a person has lots of money, they can have a catio with all kinds of wonderful things in it for the kids.

But, for some one like me, this is the best I could do.

not fancy, but the cats like it

not fancy, but the cats like it

Boy, there sure are a lot of weeds in this thing. Oh well. It’s bigger than you can see, this pic covers only about half of it. I wanted it to be BIG. Big enough that they could actually run, romp, and jump. It’s almost 30 feet wide by 30 feet long.  Damn near as big as my house, actually. Yes, it’s a small house. 

I have a few stories to tell about what goes on inside this thing. Like a feral momma cat who likes to “give” me her litter of kittens. So far I have two litters of 5 each, about 6 months apart in age.