DIY Window Cat Perch

Let your kitty gaze outdoors safely from a comfy spot.

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DIY Cat Window Perch

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Our new kitten Hermione is way too small to be let outdoors. We often lose her in the house! To give her a new viewing vantage point, we whipped up a window perch for her to safely spy on birds, leaves and just enjoy the view.

DIY Cat Window Perch

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe


  • 8 inch diameter concrete form (cut to 12-16 inches long, depending on the size of your cat)
  • industrial strength glue
  • carpet remnant
  • utility knife
  • 4 large suction cups
  • thin synthetic rope
  • ruler
  • marker

DIY Cat Window Perch

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Attach the suction cups to a clean, dry surface. Make sure they are secure before you let you cat enter.

DIY Cat Window Perch

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Sit back and enjoy the view Hermione!

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