Cats are one of the pets that can be humans’ best friends. That’s why, many cat owners consider this pet to be part of the family. No matter how you treat, bathe, and provide a special area in the house, basically cats still like to play outdoors. Some cat owners do let cats roam the house. In addition to safety factors, cats who are outside will usually come home in a dirty state which will make your home look dirty too. However, now you don’t have to worry anymore because you can build an outdoor cat playground with some creative DIY projects.
Instinctively, cats are more comfortable with heights because it gives them a vantage point to see the world from above. Of course you can’t build cat trees or climbing areas carelessly in the house. Moreover, many houses cannot provide vertical space due to their limited size. That is why, you need to create a cat playground that is safe and comfortable even though it is outdoors.
Outdoor playground should be able to make the cat to move actively. Even if you make a cat cage, make sure the play area they have is large enough. You can build a cat tree, cat house, cat climbing, or even a pool for them to play in the water. Don’t let your cat be lazy to move, only eating and sleeping will make your pet fat.
Take advantage of an outdoor area such as a garden or backyard to turn it into a fun cat play area. Create a playground with a modular system that connects to the house or create a special area that can stimulate cats to stay active when outdoors. In this case, you also need to pay attention to safety factors, such as adding a fence, planting grass as a base, or making a playground from cat-friendly materials. Here we have put together a playground idea which one is right for your cat? From simple, multi-level models, to all of them using natural materials, you can choose according to your taste!