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Architects for Animals' creative cat shelters

By: Laura Moss on Jan. 13, 2012, 9:08 a.m.
FXFOWLE "kitty pod hotel"

Photo: Lucio Santos

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Kitty pod hotel

FXFOWLE describes its design as a “pod hotel” for cats with a plywood frame that serves as a “kitty jungle gym.” The structure contains three insulated pods, but noninsulated pods can be added for additional housing in the summer. Each water-resistant pod contains a pair of hinged doors, and the pods are easily removable and can be retrofitted to accommodate growing cat colonies. The pods are all wrapped in sisal rope, which provides cats with a textured surface to climb and scratch.