Preparing for Launch

It was with a sense of excitement and relief that we set our Kickstarter launch date for April 10th, a mere 3 weeks away. With the date fast approaching, we thought we’d update you on our preparations for launch.

Following successful testing on our finalised design, we have been speaking with numerous manufactures to get the best possible product to market. We are focused on delivering a high-quality product, so the challenge in sourcing premium materials for reasonable prices has taken us far and wide. After considerable investigation, we are confident that we have found some excellent manufacturers to produce high-quality Catipilla’s at a great price.

In parallel, over the past month we have run a series of focus groups in order to understand what new modules Catipilla customers may want to see in the future. We recognise that every cat and cat owners is different, and we want Catipilla’s modular design to be able to cater for everyone. A number of exciting ideas were developed, including an array of additional modules that we want to bring to market later this year. There will be a sneak preview of these modules on the website in the coming week. If your cat likes scratching and sleeping, you might want to check them out.

We have been blown away by the raft of positive comments that we have received from cat people across the world. From New Zealand to Switzerland and Sweden to the United States, the reaction has been overwhelming. We want to thank each and every one of you for getting in touch, and are currently in discussion with a world-renowned logistics company so we can fulfil our delivery promises to people everywhere.

A special thank you must go to the numerous cat bloggers who are helping us spread the word. Their insight, feedback and general knowledge in cat-related subjects has been, and continues to be, a source of immense inspiration and support.

So, we remain on track and are confident of achieving our target launch date of April 10th. The next, critical stage of our journey is fast approaching and with your continued support we will achieve our next objective. The clock is ticking.

Our Core Values

Why Catipilla? Every product and idea we have is built around these core values.

Cat health and well-being.
Cats deserve the best. They deserve to be active, to be entertained, to stretch, to climb and rest. To play out all of their natural instincts where they feel safest – at home. Our range has been designed to cater for these instincts and provide the most enjoyment possible.

High-quality, space-saving additions to your home.
Every unit we design is built to last. We want you to have the confidence that our products will stand the test of time. We also want to ensure that cats feel secure on our units and have the freedom to roam wherever they please.

Sustainable products that last a lifetime.
All of our Catipilla products are made from 85% recycled material and we actively work to reduce our energy footprint by sourcing materials close to home.

Paws For Thought

Our blog is packed full of interesting tidbits and tips on caring for your cat. Whether you’re wondering how to keep your cat stimulated inside or want to learn more about their unique traits, our blog has a wide range of relevant topics to choose from. Click on an article below to get started.

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