The HAVEN™ Catio Plans

Catio Diy Cat Enclosure Plans Haven Catiospaces 240w


The HAVEN DIY Catio Plan by Catio Spaces is a compact, 3-sided catio ideal for a garden, patio or deck. If you have limited space, the Haven maximizes vertical height with shelves and perches for your cat’s enjoyment. Catio height allows cat access through a window or door. Available in 3×6 and 4×8 catio plan sizes that feature a polycarbonate or wire mesh roof option. Plans are a PDF download. Includes easy to follow diagrams (materials not included).

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3x6 Haven™


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4x8 Haven™


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10% is donated to an animal welfare organization. DIY Catio Plans are a PDF Download. 

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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…

or hire a carpenter to build the catio plan for you.

SAVE TIME & MONEY by taking the guesswork out of building a catio with our award winning DIY Catio Plans!

Your DIY Catio Plans were a perfect solution for us and the directions are great! Every detail was considered and the plans were easy to follow. The catio is so beautifully professional and secure. I feel safe giving my cats permanent access, even at night. People just can’t believe we built it ourselves!”

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- Emily S., OR

The Haven DIY catio plans feature roof options including a wire mesh, fully-covered polycarbonate roof or a combination of both. Catios can be painted, stained or left natural to complement your home.  The plan can be customized on your own based on your preferences. 

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All catio plans are designed for the average person to make the process easy-to follow and rewarding to build.

  • Step-by-step instructions including diagrams.
  • Material list (materials are available from your local home improvement or lumber store)
  • Tool list
  • Catios are designed as panels for ease of assembly (or removal if you move in the future.)
  • No digging and setting posts in cement!
  • Roof rafters accommodate a wire mesh roof or a clear, polycarbonate weatherproof roof for year-round enjoyment.
  • Door placement options for human access into the catio.
  • Shelf design maximizes vertical space for cat exercise and enjoyment.
  • Catio height allows cat access through a window or door.
Ground frame: 6′ wide x 2’10 1⁄2”deep 8′ wide x 3’10 1⁄2”deep
Height – back (house side): 8’7″ high 8’7″ high
Height – front: 8’4″ high 8’4″ high
Polycarbonate roof with overhang: 6’6” wide x 3’ deep 8’6” wide x 4’ deep
Wire mesh roof with trim: 6’3″ wide x 2’10 1⁄2” deep 8’3” wide x 3’10 1⁄2” deep
Dimensions for the polycarbonate roof option includes a 1 1⁄2”overhang on the front and sides.
Catio height can also be reduced by burying the 4×4 ground frame or reducing panel height in 3” increments.

PLUS BONUS information including:

  • Tips for acclimating your cat to a cat door and new catio space.
  • Tips for cat safe plants, enrichment, decorating and more!

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

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If you live in the Greater Seattle area we can design + build your catio for you.

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