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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2012, 06:16:01 PM »
This is the floor, from a distance.  Sparky...the camera hog.  :)

The wall is the backside of one of the master bedroom walls.  It is 15 feet long... if I remember correctly.  We didn't go with the left side, of that wall, because it gets direct sunlight and is hotter than heck in the summer.  Also, there are glass doors.  The doors are too tall, for what we had in mind.  The bathroom window is too close.  The water faucet would have been in the way...yadda, yadda, yadda. 
The right side ... boring view.   

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2012, 06:22:54 PM »
This is the inside door installed.  It is locked up tight!

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2012, 06:25:52 PM »
Aw, Sparky!  Once everything is in place, you can plant cat safe plants around the outside of the enclosure to give them more of the outside feeling. It's going to be great!

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2012, 06:30:15 PM »
This is the door from the outside.  NORMALLY, there wouldn't be visible hardware... for walls with less thickness.  We had to buy two inside extensions, due to the thickness of our wall.
There are magnetic flaps on the outside and the inside.
We do plan to paint the chipped up area of the wall.  It wasn't exposed before. 



This is the inside.  These are the inside extensions I'm yapping about.  I'm looking from the inside, through the door, to the outside.  
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #19 on: November 04, 2012, 06:34:33 PM »
The reason the door is not closer to the end of the wall...  we wanted to center the 12 foot enclosure...just thought it would look neater.  ??
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2012, 06:38:51 PM »
This picture will give you a better idea how the door looks inside the bedroom.  No making in fun of my "decor," or lack of...or the unmade bed.  
Had to move dressers, bookshelf, litter boxes (everyone has litter boxes in their master bedroom...don't they?), etc for that one littttttle door.  lol  

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #21 on: November 04, 2012, 06:44:58 PM »
Aw, Sparky!  Once everything is in place, you can plant cat safe plants around the outside of the enclosure to give them more of the outside feeling. It's going to be great!

I don't know about plants.  We are terrible!  The hedges we have... took us years to finally have enough of them live to where we have a full hedge. 
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #22 on: November 04, 2012, 06:51:36 PM »
The hole is very neatly done! And the tile is great!  I am so excited for you and your kitties!

He was nervous as heck, but he did a really good job.  The tile.. saved some $$ and put left over tile to good use. 
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2012, 07:13:54 PM »
I don't know about plants.  We are terrible!  The hedges we have... took us years to finally have enough of them live to where we have a full hedge.  

Sorry to jump the gun and lay on the pressure! One step at a time.  :-[


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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #24 on: November 04, 2012, 07:15:38 PM »
Sorry to jump the gun and lay on the pressure! One step at a time.  :-[

We actually have entertained the idea... then we remembered our lack of green thumbs. 
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #25 on: November 04, 2012, 07:16:27 PM »
I love your bed spread.  Don't talk to me about unmade beds.  I had a friend over today.  I had stripped my bed this morning and never got around to putting new sheets on, let alone making it. It was piled with the things I had moved to be out of the way while I had company (papers, cat forts, etc) and a basket of wet laundry that hadn't been hung up yet. It was in her direct line of vision, where she sat on the couch all afternoon. Fortunately my friend does not expect formality.

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #26 on: November 04, 2012, 07:28:28 PM »
I love your bed spread.  Don't talk to me about unmade beds.  I had a friend over today.  I had stripped my bed this morning and never got around to putting new sheets on, let alone making it. It was piled with the things I had moved to be out of the way while I had company (papers, cat forts, etc) and a basket of wet laundry that hadn't been hung up yet. It was in her direct line of vision, where she sat on the couch all afternoon. Fortunately my friend does not expect formality.

I actually bought that quilt (machine sewn, not hand made) at a restaurant!  lol  Cracker Barrel. 
If you haven't noticed... I like yellows and greens.  The outside house color is probably a pretttty good giveaway.  lol  We got "approval," from our neighbors, before we had it painted. 
I'm a clean/neat freak... bad one.  BUT it only applies to my home.  I don't think anything negative, or weird, when I am in someone else's home. 
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #27 on: November 04, 2012, 07:41:56 PM »
My apartment is mostly yellow and green!! third and fourth colors are brown and .....I never know what to call the other color I love.  Is it maroon? burgundy? dark rust? fifth is pink, but there is not much of that.

Cracker barrel has a nice shop, with pretty and unique things.

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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #28 on: November 04, 2012, 07:55:00 PM »
I don't have ANY decorating skills.  If I'm shopping for something in particular, and it comes in yellow or green...  Bumpurr1
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Re: Outside Cat Enclosures
« Reply #29 on: November 05, 2012, 01:56:00 AM »
Wow that is great Lola...very well done.  thumbsup1  I dont think we will be able to do that, it gets too cold here, snow etc. plus rodents could get in if there are any, not sure about the new place. I hope not, lol!!
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