Every cat owner would like to provide freedom for his pet without having to worry about its safety. Luckily, there are more and more convenient cat doors, steps and net enclosures which allow extended freedom for your cat while you remain worry-free and providing you plenty of convenience as most of the time you don’t have to do anything other than just let your cat wander around. Below, you’ll find the top picks for doors, steps, nets and pens for your cat.

Armarkat Pet Steps Stairs Ramp for Cats and Dogs

Armakat is one of the most well-known brands by pet product manufacturer Aeromark. Their fully hand-crafted elegant cat steps are made of pressed wood and covered with faux fleece. With dimensions 25” x 25” x 17” (height x depth x width) with two different platform sizes of 9” (3 steps) and 7” (4 steps) and a maximum holding weight of 70 pounds, they are durable and solid.


  • Very high-quality and durable
  • Much safer than plastic steps especially for older cats
  • Stable
  • Easy to assemble


  • Expensive

Armakat Pet Steps are an excellent choice especially for elderly cats, that have problems finding their ways on the bed or anywhere they are unable to jump anymore, it is a solid construction that will fit any cat and get the worry off the shoulders of concerned owners. Highly recommended, even despite the higher than usual price point – though they are much safer than their plastic counterparts.

Cat Door - Cathole Interior Pet Door with Cleaning Brush

Cathole is an indoor solution to your cat’s problem with closed doors. It features a removable brush which can be installed to groom the cat with each pass through the hole. Fits most typical cat and can be used to keep the doors “open” to most important rooms for a cat or to a separate room with a litterbox.


  • Easy to install
  • Fits into almost any door
  • Solid construction made of Baltic Birch wood
  • Automatically grooms your cat
  • The brush is a great add on which can be easily removed, cleaned and installed again.


  • If your cat puts on weight, he may find it difficult to pass through the hole with the brush attached (there’s a smaller version of the brush available).

The indoor cat door is a great solution to two very big problems every cat owner faces – having to keep the door opened around the house (otherwise, the cat won’t stop meowing) and storing the litterbox in a separate room away from children. Highly recommended – you can even install it on every door of your house and never again worry about keeping them open for your little friend.

SureFlap Microchip Cat Door- White

This microchip cat door uses your cat’s chip to identify your pet and let it through, blocking any unwanted visitors from entering your house. The dimensions 8.2 x 4 x 8.2 inches fits small and medium sized cats; the cat door itself can be installed in doors, windows and even walls (you may need additional mounting though).


  • It works with different types of microchips
  • Scans your cat’s chip (you don’t even have to know the number)
  • No tag, collar or anything else required
  • Unidentified visitors won’t pass


  • Some metal doors may block frequencies and require an adapter
  • It may take a little time and effort to teach your cat to use them

If you are looking forward to getting rid of unwanted visitors such as neighboring cats in your house and still want to give your cat the freedom to leave the house whenever needed, SureFlap Microchip Cat Door is one of the best solutions on the market. Unlike many other cat doors, it doesn’t require any tags or collars, guaranteeing that only your cat can pass through it. And if you need to restrict his visits outside – you can easily lock the door manually.

SureFlap Microchip Cat Door- White
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Kittywalk Outdoor Net Cat Enclosure for Decks, Patios, Balconies

The Kittywalk Net features two doors which can be used to connect it to your house and additional sets. Made of solid steel, the net construction gives your cat visibility and ventilation. Can be kept outside year round or packed into a handy storage bag (which can also be used to transport it if you travel with your cat). The basic set measures 72 x 18 x 24 inches.


  • Very durable and long-lasting
  • Can be used in the winter
  • You can extend the space for your cat by connecting different sets together
  • You don’t have to worry about your cat when he’s outside anymore


  • There were reports of strong (really strong) cats getting out

If you are looking for a way to allow your cat some freedom while not having to worry about its safety, KittyWalk is a great choice – especially for people living in areas where it’s not safe for a cat to wander off on its own. Perfect enclosure for patios, balconies and gardens which can be extended using additional sets allowing your cat even more space. And thanks to its durability, you can even use it in the winter.

MidWest Homes for Pets Cat Playpen

This water-resistant cat pen features removable bottom and top floors, reinforced corners, and mesh panels which increase air circulation and give you and your pet full visibility. Fully foldable, comes with a great nylon carrying case which makes it very easy to transport should you have the need to travel with your cat. This model measures 46” x 46” x 28” (length x width x height)


  • Easy to set up, store and transport
  • Perfect ventilation and visibility
  • Easy cleaning thanks to removable floors and design materials


  • Side windows may appear a little weak

Midwest Cat Playpen is one of the most convenient cat pens on the market. Great if you are afraid to leave your cat alone at home without a small enclosure or if you travel together and fits everything you could need – a bed, bowls, and toys of your little friend, allowing you to easily add some “cat-only” space to your house. The materials used make it are very easy to maintain saving you a lot of time.

All of the above accessories have been chosen with convenience and safety in mind and are one of the top in their groups. Whether you need to give your cat some private space, are worried about its security or simply would like to create a convenient way for it to leave your house without having to worry where he’s gone, with the above set of accessories you can create a whole new environment for your little pet.

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