DIY Cat Enclosure - How to Save Money by making a Cheap Do It Yourself ( DIY ) Outdoor Cat Enclosure Tutorials which will be in this series:
1. Planning and materials
2. Securing to house
3. Securing to fence
4. Linking chicken wire to conduit - the easy way
5. Making door
6. Gaps at ground level
7. Gaps at gate
8. Keeping tension
9. Roof and shade cloth
10. Cat flap
11. How to get your cat to use the cat flap
12. Other additions such as stabilising poles Our local council has made it a requirement that cat owners don't let their cat roam outdoors, either at night, or even in the daytime.
It is very hard to contain a cat within your back or front yard, as they keep on jumping over the fence. Our cat had grown up with a taste of outdoor freedom during the day only, so it was a very difficult adjustment for him to make to not be allowed outside by himself. Making the enclosure allows him to still go outside whenever he wants to.