We love seeing ingenuity and repurposing used furniture for outdoor living. If you’re looking to build your own Catio (cat + patio) so Fluffy can get outside, check out this simple guide on how to do it yourself:

Often called an outdoor cat run or simply an outdoor cat house, Catios have become very popular lately.

Some pet owners build Catios as extensions of their screened-in porch. Others have them free standing in their back yard. Whatever the case, you can build your own like this or find one of many custom catio contractors that are popping up all over the country.