Pampered felines revel in catios — see for yourself!
The 4th annual Catio Tour showcases eight of Portland’s coolest outdoor cat enclosures — including one on a floating home — Saturday, Sept. 10, 10am-2 pm. Hosted by the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon and the Audubon Society of Portland, the self-guided tour seeks to inspire cat owners to build or buy an outdoor cat enclosure to give their felines exercise and allow them to safely bask in the sun. Backyard enclosures from DIY to designer keep cats safe from outdoor hazards while protecting wildlife from cat predation.
The Catio Tour is part of Portland Audubon’s and FCCO’s “Cats Safe at Home” campaign, which seeks to address the challenges associated with cat overpopulation in the metro area in a humane, environmentally responsible manner. Both organizations believe every cat deserves a safe home where it is loved, cared for and kept free from hazards. Learn more about the campaign at http://audubonportland.org/issues/hazards/cats.
Admission is a suggested $10 donation. Visit feralcats.com to register or for more details.