As a cat owner, I believe most of us faces the problem whereby our cats are hyperactive and love to jump around. At times, I wish I have a big enclosed garden whereby I can leave my cat to play in without having to worry that they will run off, or get hurt. Not having an enclosed garden, I then wondered if there are suitable alternatives in which I can allow my cat to play in worry-free. As such, I went to find out more, and I realized that my friends have actually purchased tents for the cats to play in. What a brilliant idea, I thought! I can place the tent at my porch or the balcony of my room. My cat can then enjoy sun-tanning in the outdoor. As such, I went to look for the Best Tents For Cats To Play In.
Best Tents For Cats To Play In
During my research, I was astonished by the wide variations and selections of tents out there in the market. Although I have stayed in a tent during my childhood, I do not have any experience when it comes to purchasing tents for cats. Hence, I did some research to understand what are the key features to look out for. Through my research, I have picked 6 of my favorite tents which I would like to share. If you are also thinking of getting a tent for your beloved cats, I hope below information would be useful for you to make a quick and informed purchase!
ABO Gear Happy Habitat for Indoor Cats
This ABO Gear Happy Habitat for Indoor Cats
product is an excellent product in terms of its ease of assembly, portability, size and value for money. The ABO is extremely easy to assemble as it literally opens into form when taken out of the travel case. Being an impatient person whom wants things to be done fast and is demotivated to do something if I know it is time-consuming, I really love this tent a lot! And guess what? Not only is the ABO easy to put together, it can be dismantled within seconds and fits nicely back into the carrier case that comes along with the purchase; hence making it a very portable product which allows you to bring it along when you goes for an outdoor trip.
The ABO is made out of mesh material – which seems pretty sturdy – so it is pretty airy for your fur pet to play in. The tent is also relatively spacious and value for money. However, nothing is perfect and this product has is flaws in some ways too. One of its flaws is that the tent may move a bit if used by cats that is of a larger size. However, the product comes with stakes which you could use to secure the tent to the ground; thus if used for cats that is smaller and lighter, this mentioned flaw should not pose an issue. For pet owners whose cat is like a ‘destroyer’, this tent might not be suitable since it is made of netting – your cat might be able cut the net and claw its way out. Lastly, this tent comes with only one door. If you intent to buy additional gadgets such as a tunnel to connect to the tent, you may find it a hassle when you want to get your cat out of the tent.
: Easy to assembly and dismantle. High ventilation. Durable.
: Only 1 door so might be difficult to take your cat out.
(4.4 / 5)
VIILER- Pet Supplies Washable Durable Navy Stripe Style Pet House Tent and Pet Bed with Strong Sticks and Comfortable Mat Set
This Navy Stripe Style Pet House Tent
is the cutest tent ever seen in the market! Your cat will definitely love this tent! Similar to the ABO tent, this product is also easy to assembly however it may take some maneuvering to get the sticks in properly. The flaps of the front entrance could be tied onto the sides. This allows your beloved cats to walk in and out of the tent easily.
Fear not if you would like to take your cat for a camping trip as this tent package comes with a carry case which makes it portable. It is pretty light weight; thus making it an added benefit as you can easily bring it around for an outfield trip. In additional, this tent is removable and washable. You may choose between machine wash (gentle mode) or hand wash. This features makes it more appealing for pet owners to bring your cat for an outfield trip! You do not need to worry about cleaning up the tent since washing is so simple!
However, this tent is smaller than ABO tent hence it is more suited for pet owners looking for a smaller sized tent. Do note that the sticks don’t stay put very well but it is easy to adjust them.
: Removable and washable. Folds into convenient carry bag for trips. Easy to clean and assemble.
: The sticks don’t stay put very well but it is easy to adjust them accordingly.
(4.5 / 5)
Pawhut Outdoor Heated/Unheated A-frame Cat House
Pawhut Outdoor Cat House
stands out in terms of the availability of heating function and the usage of water-resistant materials. With this, pet owner do not need to worry that your fur kids would catch a cold by sleeping in the tent placed outdoor! The heated pad is placed inside a lamb wool cloth which provides not only warmth but also comfort! However, as the heating pad is water-resistant but not submersion proof, care needs to be taken when using the tent outdoor. The heating pad should not be place under direct run!
Another feature which this tent provides – and is lacking in ABO
and Navy Stripe Style Pet House Tent
– is the availability of 2 exits. This allows you the possibility get your pets out easily. Also, in case you have more than 1 cats and they start fighting inside the tent, having two exits acts as a safety feature; your cat will not be trapped by the ‘predators’. On the contrary, as these 2 exits are open – without an option to close it – this may result in the tent not being sufficiently warm since air can enter.
: Contains heating function. Designed with wafer-resistant material. Features two exits
: No options to close the openings. Roof could use more support.
(3.8 / 5)
Nala and Company The Cat House Outdoor Pet Tent With Travel Pouch
Nala and Company The Cat House Outdoor Pet Tent With Travel Pouch offers a different assembly approach then the 3 tents mentioned above. Setting up this tent is easy as it just pops open without the need to insert any poles! However, closing the tent might need some practice. Nevertheless, there is a video available on the company’s website which is very helping in guiding new users how to close the tent with ease. This is definitely much useful then reading the printed directions that comes with the product delivery. Another point of consideration is that a customer feedback that the metal inserts meant to hold the Catio flag might become bend in the process of keeping the tent. So do take extra care if you need to keep the tent.
This tent is made of durable white mesh accompanied by turquoise and blue nylon trim with heavy duty tarp material on the bottom. The size of the hole of the mesh is small enough to keep most bugs out of it yet allowing good air flow. Also, its durability can be seen from users’ feedback that this product is long lasting even when their cats likes to scratch the mesh with their claw. Besides that, the tent also keeps its shape well. On the other hand, the small hole size of the mesh can also result in cats having difficulty seeing through it.
: Mash hold is small enough to keep bugs out. High ventilation. Easy to assemble. Tent holds its shape well.
: Height of the tent could be low for bigger cats. Metal inserts used to keep the tent flat might be bent when folding the tent to keep it.
(4.2 / 5)
Corduroy Pet Tent Bed – Cozy Polyfoam Lining and Comfy Plush Pillow- Warm Hideaway Igloo- Anti Skid Base- Washable Indoor Pets House
Looking for a plush-style pet tent? Corduroy Pet Tent Bed might be the suitable one for you. It is made from either luxurious faux suede or corduroy material and is coupled with soft poly-foam lining and a plush pillow for comfy cuddling. Just like the Navy Stripe Style Pet House Tent, it is also washable. However, you might like to hand wash the tent as some users commented that the stitches came out after machine wash; there are users whose tent are tore after the wash. Another unique point of this product is that is comes with an anti-skid base helps to keep the tent in place.
: Come with an anti-skid base that keeps the tent in place. Come with an anti-skid base that keeps them in place. Can be quickly assembled and disassembled for cleaning or travel.
: Material is not durable; easily torn after machine wash.
(3.5 / 5)