It can be frustrating when trying to design a room for your cat if you have only access to a small space. Don’t feel defeated buttercup, we have curated a bunch of ideas for you to design your own amazing small cat room. This post is all about small cat room ideas.
We started to study the problem and found out that there are many interesting solutions that can become stylish ways to design with your cats in mind. In other words, you can have a cat-friendly room even if it is small, and you do not have to give up style.
No to mention, kitty cats actually prefer smaller spaces. The smallness makes them feel safer and more secure. So if you have a large home or apartment this post is also for you! You can totally transform a large closet, small room or cubby area into a small cat room.
Let’s pounce in!
Save Space with Wall Furniture
Creating a cat furniture wall is a fun way to make the most of a small cat room. By using cat-friendly furniture, shelves, and wall-mounted items, you can make the most of the space you have while still providing your cats with plenty of space to explore and hide.
Before you begin, consider your style. What type of ‘theme’ would you like your new small cat room to be?
Do you want it to match your home, your other furniture?
Or do you want it to be completely separate and stand on its own aesthetically? A few types of styles to consider are bohemian, modern, traditional and eclectic.
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I love the idea of an entire activity center on the wall but that all depend how much space and resources you have to outfit your small cat room.
Now that you have your style chose, it is time to start getting busy!
To start, plan out the wall design.
Consider getting a journal that you can keep notes, draw out the different wall ideas and scratch down matching cat furniture items like condos, litter box, and feeding stations.
Measure the wall and create a plan for the furniture and shelves you’d like to include. When thinking of small cat room ideas, remember to think vertically; shelves, cat condos, and wall-mounted pieces can make the most of the wall space.
Cat wall furniture should also be cat-friendly; think scratching posts, sisal rope-wrapped posts, and plenty of places for cats to hide.
Shelves and other wall-mounted pieces can be placed at different heights, creating a 3-dimensional space for your cats.
There are all types of shapes too, which makes designing a lot of fun.
I absolutely love these little cat wall houses and hexagon cat shelves!
Cat Shelves by Moodcom
Consider the materials of the shelves and furniture; if you’re looking for something lightweight, look for shelves made of metal or plastic. If you’re looking for something more decorative, you can find a variety of wooden shelving or wall-mounted pieces.
For cats who like to climb and explore, think of ways to incorporate cat trees and cat towers into the design.
Cat trees and cat towers can also be wall-mounted, freeing up floor space and providing a fun challenge for your cats.
When planning your cat furniture wall design, make sure to include plenty of places for your cats to hide and relax.
If this small cat room is most of all your kitty cat’s living space, you might want to consider cat shelf feeding stations. This is another great way to save precious floor space while utilizing the room for catatizing™.
Vertical Wall Cat Scratchers
incorporating wall hanging cat scratchers is a great way to maximize the space while still giving your furry friend plenty of scratching opportunities.
Wall mounted cat scratchers allow cats to stretch and scratch without taking up floor space, giving cats a vertical scratching post that takes up very little room.
When selecting wall hanging cat scratchers, you’ll want to consider both the function and the style of the piece. Look for scratchers that are made of sturdy materials like seagrass, sisal or jute, or even carpet-covered surfaces, as cats love varied textures. Be sure to measure the wall space you have available, as well as the size of your cat, to make sure the scratcher you select will be the perfect size for your feline companion.
You can also use wall hanging cat scratchers to bring a bit of style to the room. Look for pieces that feature elegant designs, like a spiral shape or a large wave pattern. Match the scratcher to larger pieces of cat furniture, like cat shelves, to create a chic and cohesive look.
Wall mounted cat scratchers are a great way to give cats a place to scratch, stretch and play while also saving precious space. With a bit of creative design work, you can create a stylish and cat-friendly room that your feline companion will love.
And don’t forget to add some toys and scratching posts to keep your cats entertained. With a little bit of creativity, you can create a fun and interactive space for your cats that fits within the confines of a small cat room.
Hanging Macrame Hammock
Cat lovers, if you’re looking to create a small cat room that’s stylish, cozy and functional, macrame cat hammocks are a great addition. These beautiful, hanging hammocks instantly add a touch of farmhouse chic or bohemian charm to any space, while also providing an important purpose for your feline family member.
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Macrame cat hammocks are the perfect place for your cat or cats to lounge or crash out. They’ll appreciate the extra comfort and privacy. Plus, the fact that it doesn’t take up much space in the room. Hanging furniture is a great way to keep the area open and inviting. While still giving your cat a cozy place to call their own.
Macrame cat hammocks come in a variety of colors, patterns and sizes, and they’re easy to install. Depending on the size of your space, you can choose a single hammock or multiple hanging hammocks. They’re also easy to maintain, just spot clean as needed with a damp cloth.
For those of you who love cats and want to create a beautiful and practical space for your feline friends, macrame cat hammocks are a great option. Your cat love their own personal lounging space, it will also look gorgeous in your small cat room.
Hybrid Cat Furniture
If you are designing a small cat room then hybrid furniture will be ideal. Getting a cat condo or cat house that doubles as a cat bed is huge.
A fun and unique piece of furniture that can serve more than one purpose? A small cat couch is the perfect solution!
It offers your cat a comfortable place to relax and hang out. A cat couch can also double as a crash pad.
It is important to ensure that it is the right size for your cat. It should be large enough for your cat to curl up and sleep on. Not so large that your cat feels overwhelmed.
Additionally, you want to make sure that it is comfortable and supportive. But also enough of a cushion for your cat to feel safe.
If you are making your cat couch, it is important to consider the materials that you will be using.
Soft, plush fabrics are ideal for providing your cat with a comfortable place to rest.
Additionally, you may want to look for materials that are machine washable for easy cleaning.
When it comes to styling your small cat couch, you can really let your creativity run wild. Consider adding some fun, bright colors or patterns to make it stand out.
You can even opt for some fun accessories to make it even more inviting. For example, you can add some toy mice or a scratching post to the side of the couch.
Using the couch as your centerpiece to design around is a great way to keep designing very simple. If you go for a purple couch, you can go eclectic or traditional for other accent pieces.
Overall, a small cat couch is a great hybrid piece of furniture that can serve many purposes. It can provide a comfortable place for your cat to relax and hang out, while also being a great crash pad for when your kitty is feeling a bit adventurous.
With the right materials, accessories, and styling, you can create a unique piece of furniture that your cat is sure to love.
Cat House with Feeding Station
Creating a small cat room with a cat house that has a feeding station attached is a great way to give your kitty their own special space! Not only does this hybrid furniture provide a cozy spot for your furry friend to rest and sleep, but it also houses their food bowls in one convenient spot.
When it comes to designing your cat room, the cat house can be the center piece and the starting point.
Choose a style that you think your cat will love, and then accessorize the rest of the room with matching pieces. For example, if you choose a modern cat house with sleek lines and minimalist décor, then you can bring in a few modern cat scratchers, shelves, and toys to match.
Or if you prefer a more eclectic look, you can mix and match different styles of cat furniture to create a unique room that your cat will adore.
In addition to choosing the aesthetic of your cat room, you’ll also need to think about the practical elements. Be sure to include a few pieces that will encourage your cat to exercise and play, like a scratching post or a cat tree.
By combining a cat house with a feeding station to design a small cat room, you can create a cozy space that both you and your cat will enjoy. With a little bit of creativity and imagination, you can make it the perfect place for your furry friend to hang out and relax!
Hidden Litter Box
Using a hidden litter box can be an excellent way to add functional decor to a small cat room. Depending on how much floor space you have and how big your cat is, there are plenty of hybrid litter box types to choose from.
Creating a cozy, stylish cat room doesn’t have to be difficult. With the right cat wallpaper, you can easily create a space that both you and your cat will love.
When choosing cat wallpaper, consider colors that will add to the stylish cat furniture you have in the room. Light colors can make the small cat room seem bigger, while bold colors can create a dramatic effect. If you’re feeling creative, consider using patterns and textures to create a unique look.
Cat wallpaper can also be used to match a cat couch or cat bed.
Decals instead of wallpaper or combined with make a great look too!
Consider how the colors and styles of the wallpaper will pair with your cat furniture. For example, a bold patterned wallpaper may be paired with a solid color couch or bed to create a statement piece. On the other hand, a subtle wallpaper may be paired with a patterned cat furniture to create a more subtle look.
Finally, consider how cute cat wallpaper can add to the room. Look for fun patterns and designs that will add character and brighten up the room.
Consider adding a few small touches of your cat’s favorite color to the wallpaper to create a personalized look.
Creating a stylish cat room doesn’t have to be complicated. With the right cat wallpaper, you can easily create a space that is both cozy and inviting.
Other Resources for Designing a Small Cat Room
This list should definitely get you started in creating a small cat room, and even complete your ideas. But if you want to devour more, here is a reading list for you on designing feline areas for your cat to love. Enjoy!