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#1 Analog6

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 10:15 AM

I just found this wonderful area on the DPI website about owning a cat and not letting it roam. Best I've seen as they even give construction suggestions, what size and type of materials, what tools, lots of illustrations.

Covers free standing and attached enclosures and fence capping to prevent escape.

Can a mod pin this at the top of this section? I really think it is worth it, such a help to people asking what can be done.

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 10:18 AM

I think Heather has posted this before too...but it's all good!

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 02:36 PM

Yep - I posted it several years ago and regularly gave all my new kitten owners the booklet. If breeders contact them or else ask via your local Ranger you can get whole boxes of this booklet to give in your kitten packs.....my Ranger was most co-operative.....they also have a great leaflet on why to desex your cat which I regularly gave to people advertising on Free-cycle and the like to help explain.

It was also good for Cat Organisations to get them and hand out at shows.

I will pin it for you. From memory it is about 36 pages if you want to print it off and good to see we are getting something for our licence money..

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Posted 19 September 2011 - 02:45 PM

Ohhhh just checked - this is in separate posts - the info I am talking about is in a booklet but it is the same info. Very useful.

Edited - Ahhh just found it - this is the info to download the booklet - it is in pdf form
http://www.geelongau...2e7791c1ae.aspx

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Posted 20 September 2011 - 11:50 AM

Hi guys yes it is very useful and informative. Only thing i read was that they used 50mm net but i'm pretty sure 19mm Netting is the main netting used now. There is also another DIY guide which i used to make my enclosure at http://www.catnets.c...lf-install.html

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 07:58 PM

I agree, that is great info. :) Thanks for sharing! :)

Edited by KittyLuv, 21 September 2011 - 08:00 PM.


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Posted 22 September 2011 - 05:59 AM

I think mine is 19mm, it's definitely smaller than 50. But the plans and how tos are excellent.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 08:00 AM

http://www.geelongau...2e7791c1ae.aspx

This is the link to download the booklet in pdf

If you scroll down it is under documentation