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The Ultimate Dream House for a Cat

The Ultimate Dream House for a Cat

If you are a cat lover, you are going to go meow-ZA! over a new trend in Japan: houses for humans are also decked-out for cats!  The architect, Asahi Kasei, designs very modern homes with the feline features seamlessly built in.

In some of Kasei’s designs, the litter box is built into the bathroom and is either hidden under or inside a cupboard with a small entrance and exit door for your cat, or is placed in its own adjacent stall.

Cat tunnels, hideouts, arial walkways and perches are tastefully integrated into the human spaces so that cats and their humans can easily enjoy each other’s company.

The minute I saw these cool cat houses, I wanted one. Luckily, I have a very handy engineering husband who can build into our house many of these great cat perches. The only problem is I need to convince him to do so. In the meantime, my cats and I are going to drool at these awesome Japanese cat-friendly interiors.

 

Image Credit: Asahi Kasei

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.

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7:44PM PST on Nov 4, 2013

I would love to live in a house built to cater to a cats every needs. I think it might surprise some to find their homes even more enjoyable to live in, if their homes were built that way. often times their needs match our own needs.

12:26PM PDT on Aug 2, 2013

Love!!!! Sharing

2:49PM PDT on Jun 16, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

2:52PM PDT on Jun 15, 2013

I WANT ONE!!!

8:39AM PDT on Jun 14, 2013

Fantastic! We've got an outside run so our cats don't kill wildlife, but would love some more features indoors...

7:49AM PDT on Jun 14, 2013

So unique designs, love them.

8:34PM PDT on Jun 13, 2013

Nice houses for the furry ones :)
Thanks

6:41PM PDT on Jun 13, 2013

I have so often dream of installing perches on the walls ........ maybe when my boat comes in

2:16AM PDT on Jun 13, 2013

Love the pics!

10:13AM PDT on Mar 29, 2013

Wow i love it

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