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Cat Spiral Staircase DIY Plan

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Give your cat new heights to explore with a DIY Spiral Staircase!

The CAT SPIRAL STAIRCASE DIY Plan by Catio Spaces gives your adventurous cat new heights to explore! The elegant and versatile spiral staircase includes an upper triangle lounge that you can add to an outdoor catio or the interior of your home for feline fun all year long.

Our DIY plan is easy to build and includes various staircase mounting options and instructions for customizing the height based on location. It also includes step-by-step instructions, a list of tools and materials, and diagrams for a successful project. Plus, instructions for building an upper triangle shelf for lofty leisurely lounging that can also be connected to other shelves.  The plan is a PDF download (materials not included).

Build a low-cost and high-impact staircase your cats will love!

A purrfect addition for a catio, the interior of your home, or both!

The Cat Spiral Staircase DIY Plan™


PDF Download
(materials not included)

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The DIY Cat Spiral Staircase Plan includes an upper triangle shelf and is designed to make the building process easy to follow for a successful project. Build it yourself or hire a carpenter to build the plan for you!

  • Step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and tips for building the staircase and corner triangle shelf
  • Material list (materials are available from your local home improvement or lumber store)
  • Tool list
  • Various mounting options for a catio or the interior of your home
  • Instructions for customizing the height for your staircase location
  • Versatile for a clock-wise (right) or counter clockwise (left) spiral
  • Can be combined with an existing shelf in your catio or home
  • Wood can be natural, painted or stained to complement your home
  • Ideal for adventurous cats who like heights and getaway places
  • Provides enrichment and exercise for cats
  • An elegant and well-designed addition for your home or catio!
Height: Up to 8’ (customizable to your location)
Step Tread: 7 ¼” wide x 10” long (minus angle cut) x ¾”
Riser Height: Adjustable – typical is 7 ¼” between steps

PLUS BONUS information including:

  • Tips for acclimating your cat to the staircase.
  • Tips for painting or staining the wood risers, applying carpet, and more.

You’ll receive a pdf download of your DIY plan so you can get started right away!

The Cat Spiral Staircase DIY Plan™


PDF Download
(materials not included)

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You don't need to be an experienced carpenter!

Each DIY catio plan is easy to follow and rewarding to build…

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