Safe and enriching cat enclosures


Meet Alan Breslauer, known as Catio Guy (@CatioGuy) across social media platforms. In 2017, he established Custom Catios in Los Angeles to serve cat guardians throughout Southern California. Since then, the team has skillfully crafted over 400 tailored cat enclosures, bringing joy to countless furry companions in regions including Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Diego, and Palm Springs.

Alan’s expertise has garnered recognition from prominent figures in the feline community, including glowing praise from Jackson Galaxy, who featured Custom Catios on Animal Planet’s “Cat vs. Dog.” With admiration, Jackson remarked, “They did a fantastic job,” and noted how content the cats were in their new catio. Further accolades followed as Custom Catios collaborated with Kitten Lady, who generously shared a video tutorial of her catio build. Noteworthy attention also came from the Property Brothers on “Forever Home,” where Jonathan Scott hailed a celebrity cat enclosure as the “Best catio work [he’s] ever seen. 😊”

Alan’s expertise and dedication have not gone unnoticed by the animal-loving community. In addition to the recognition from the renowned figures above, Alan caught the attention of The Dodo, a prominent animal-focused website with a staggering 115 million followers across social media platforms. The Dodo produced a captivating feature profile video (see below), showcasing Alan’s talent and passion for creating the world’s best catios. Garnering tens of millions of views, the video’s introduction boldly states, “This guy makes the world’s best catios.”

As a pioneer in the industry, Catio Guy is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and passion with his extensive social media following, advocating for safe outdoor experiences for more feline friends. The exceptional work of Custom Catios and Catio Guy has captivated audiences globally, earning recognition in esteemed publications such as ABC World News, Business Insider, Dwell Magazine, Bloomberg, and the San Diego Union-Tribune. Alan’s compelling article, “The Moral Case for Catios,” was featured in The Purrington Post.

Alan, alongside his wife Stephanie, resides in the charming neighborhood of Sherman Oaks, where they care for their three beloved dogs – Piper, Zorro, and Marley – as well as three male sibling cats – S.A.N.T.O.S. Six Toes, Herbie the Love Bug, and Trey.

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