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Tired of cleaning cat hair? Climb-It Cat is the world's first washable, organic cotton, reusable cover! Made in America.
Tired of cleaning cat hair? Climb-It Cat is the world's first washable, organic cotton, reusable cover! Made in America.
57 backers pledged $10,310 to help bring this project to life.

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Climb-It Cat: Washable Cat Perch Cover

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Keep your cat perch clean with this washable, eco-friendly cover!

Finally! The easiest, most eco-friendly way to keep your cat perches clean and protected. No more spending hours trying to vacuum all that cat hair off your cat perch or scrub out those little "packages” your kitty leaves for you.  With the Cat Perch Cover, simply slip the cover off, wash it, dry it, and slip it back on your cat perch – the elastic edges make it super easy to remove and reinstall.

 About the Cat Perch Cover

  • The Cat Perch Cover will fit any cat perch measuring 10 to 14 inches in diameter with a lip of 1 to 4 inches. 
  • Round version for round cat perches and square version for square or rectangular perches.
  • Made with organic cotton fabric with padding sewn in between the two layers of the cover (Deluxe version).
  • Machine washable.

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Why Have a Cat Perch Cover?

Reason #1: Super Easy to Clean. When your cat perch cover starts getting dirty, simply remove it, throw it in the washer, dry it and it’s ready to use again. It’s that easy!

Reason #2: Cushy Comfort. Cats crave comfort so the cat perch cover has an extra layer of padding sewn into the cover which provides cushioning that most cat perches lack.

Reason #3: Protects the Environment & Your Investment. Our Cat Perch Cover keeps your cat perches clean and protected, making them last longer and keeping them out of landfills. And, because we want nothing to go to waste, we'll be using our leftover scraps to make our zero-waste Pouncin' Pouch cat toy.

#4: Protect your Pet from Toxic Chemicals. Almost ALL carpeting is made from synthetic, petroleum-based fibers, and then sprayed with stain-resistant chemicals. The Cat Perch Cover will provide a stylish protective barrier between these chemicals and your beloved furry friend.

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Our Story

At Climb-It Cat, our products are designed with our three core values in mind: Eco-friendly. Fun. Cats. In 2015, Kristi King founded Climb-It Cat because she loves cats, the environment, and homonyms ("Climate" Cat *wink, wink*). Kristi has been a cat guardian her entire life, has been running a successful organic raw pet food business for over 10 years, and currently lives with three rescue dogs and a clowder of awesome, beautiful, furry product testers.

Young Kristi, Co-Owner of Climb-It Cat
Young Kristi, Co-Owner of Climb-It Cat
Dora, Co-Owner of Climb-It Cat
Dora, Co-Owner of Climb-It Cat

We Need Your Help!

This project hopes to raise $10,000 for our first big order to help keep production costs down. Everything will be made in Asheville, NC, by a small, local, woman-owned sewing company that pays a living wage.

With the success of this Kickstarter project, we will start producing large numbers of cat perch covers so we can give back to our community and help cats in need by donating a portion of our proceeds to animal shelters and foundations across the US.

Not only do we need your help in supporting this Kickstarter project, we also need your help spreading the word to your family, friends, co-workers, and fellow cat lovers!

 REWARD DETAILS

Cat Perch Cover (Basic):

  • The Cat Perch Cover will fit any cat perch measuring 10 to 14 inches in diameter with a lip of 1 to 4 inches.
  • Round version for round cat perches and square version for square or rectangular perches. After our project is successfully funded, we will send you a survey where you choose round or square cover.
  • Made with organic cotton fabric with a “sateen” finish so removing cat hair is easy.
  • We will be making covers with more color and size options in the future.
  • Machine washable.
  • (Patent pending)

 Cat Perch Cover (Deluxe):

  • The Cat Perch Cover will fit any cat perch measuring 10 to 14 inches in diameter with a lip of 1 to 4 inches.
  • Round version for round cat perches and square version for square or rectangular perches. After our project is successfully funded, we will send you a survey where you choose round or square cover.
  • Made with organic cotton fabric with a “sateen” finish so removing cat hair is easy; there is a 1/8 inch thick regular cotton flannel padding sewn in between the two layers of the cover (only available on the Deluxe edition).
  • We will be making covers with more color and size options in the future.
  • Machine washable.
  • Reversible.
  • (Patent pending)
Cat Perch Cover Front
Cat Perch Cover Front
Round and Square Covers - front
Round and Square Covers - front
Round and Square Covers - back
Round and Square Covers - back

Personalized Cat Perch Cover:

  • Same as the Deluxe Cat Perch Cover with your cat's name or special word embroidered on the solid color side of the Cover!
  • Available ONLY to our Kickstarter backers.
Personalize Your Cat Perch Cover
Personalize Your Cat Perch Cover

Pouncin' Pouch Cat Toy:

  • Made with organic cotton material and stuffed with raw organic cotton.
  • Measures approximately 2 inches wide and 4 inches long.
  • Elastic pouch on the front for adding/removing catnip.
  • Machine washable.
Pouncin' Pouch Cat Toy
Pouncin' Pouch Cat Toy
Cricket LOVES his Pouncin' Pouch!
Cricket LOVES his Pouncin' Pouch!

My Cat and I Supported Stickers:

With every $7 or more backing, you get one of our exclusive 2x3" stickers available ONLY to our Kickstarter backers!

Where Do Your Backing Dollars Go?

First, we'll be buying lots of beautiful organic cotton fabric. Next, we'll have the covers crafted right here in the USA. Another chunk of the funds will be used for getting our website e-commerce ready. And the final portion will be used for shipping out rewards to our "pawsome" backers!

Testimonials

Review: Joon
Review: Joon

“I have two cats and they both shed all over! Luckily, the Climb-It Cat cat perch cover helps keep my house clean. Before I owned the cat perch cover, my cats’ fur would pile up and get stuck deep in the fibers of the carpeting on the perches. Now thanks to Climb-It Cat, I can easily just throw the cat perch cover in the laundry as hair starts to accumulate. It also adds a very sophisticated look to my living room! Finally, the Climb-It Cat cat perch cover also keeps my little furry family members happy and healthy, by providing an organic cotton barrier between the cats and the chemical-laden carpeting on the perches. Even for my standards, the Climb-It Cat cat perch cover is functionally, aesthetically, and ethically approved :)" Joon & John M., Palo Alto, CA

Review: Chloe
Review: Chloe

“I’m so glad to have this cat cover from Climb-It Cat! The pattern is so pretty and its reversible to a neutral off white too! I was washing little blankets due to cat hair all the time I had on my cat perch. This cover is easy to remove hair from or just turn over! Washing it is a simple process too, it doesn’t fade or shrink with wear. Perfect for cat lovers that love their home too.” Chloe & Julie C., Dayton, OH

Review: Flying Dogs Photography
Review: Flying Dogs Photography

“I love the design and flexibility of Climb-It Cat covers! Even if you don’t have cats, the covers work great for bar stools, seats, or any small perch that needs a little pop of color. Easy on and easy off for washing and they save your cat perches from the normal wear and tear. Awesome!” Sheryl Mann, photographer, Flying Dogs Photography, Asheville, NC

Review: Marley
Review: Marley

“Our kitties took to this toy right away!! They enjoyed batting the toy back & forth all in an attempt to get to the nip!! The clever pouch design made freshening up the catnip super easy. And we especially love that this toy is hand crafted in the USA!!” Marley & Angel S., Cashiers, NC

Project Summary

Once successfully funded, we will be sending out surveys to our backers to get cover sizes (round or square) and shipping information.  We will also order all the necessary fabric.  Once the fabric has been received (2-4 weeks after ordering), we will begun production of the covers and cat toys. This process can take anywhere from 4-6 weeks.  After that time, we will begin shipping the rewards to all our wonderful cat-loving backers!

Thank you!!!!

Thank you so much for your time, support & ability to make dreams come true!

Risks and challenges

A challenge we can foresee is that the majority of the covers will be made in late December or early January, and because we are using a small, local sewing company, the holidays may cause some slow down in production turn-around time.

Another possible challenge would be if the fabric supply is low and we need to wait for another run of the fabric.

And the third possibility of a slow down in production might be caused by our co-owner/cat, Dora, taking too many naps and not getting enough work done.

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    HELP US BRING MANUFACTURING JOBS BACK TO AMERICA: We promise to make ALL our products in the USA. Help us accomplish this by contributing a buck and we'll add your name & your cat's name to our Clowder Club website page plus get access to updates and all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!

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    Early Bird:
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    Early Bird:
    - 1 Basic Cat Perch Cover (future retail $25)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    MAKE YOUR OWN PET FOOD!!
    We will instruct you how to make your own cat food or dog food. With over 15 years of experience in making pet food, we have a lot of knowledge to pass on to you! This reward includes (US residents only):
    - A 30-minute consult
    - Cat and Dog Food Recipes
    - Help with sourcing local ingredients

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    Early Bird:
    - 1 Cat Perch Cover (future retail $45)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    Early Bird:
    - ONE-TIME OFFER FOR KICKSTARTER BACKERS ONLY: 1 Personalized Cat Perch Cover with your cat's name/special word embroidered on Cover!
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    Early Bird:
    - 2 Cat Perch Covers (future retail $90)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    - 3 Cat Perch Covers (future retail $135)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks to you and your cat on our website!

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    For the Philanthropist Feline!
    - 10 Basic Cat Perch Covers donated in the name of you and your cat to animal shelter of your choice (US only). (future retail $250)
    - 10 Pouncin' Pouch cat toys donated in the name of you and your cat to animal shelter of your choice (US only). (future retail $90)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks and "Super Backer" status to you and your cat on our website!

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    For the Philanthropist Feline!
    - 10 Cat Perch Covers donated in the name of you and your cat to animal shelter of your choice (US only). (future retail $450)
    - 10 Pouncin' Pouch cat toys donated in the name of you and your cat to animal shelter of your choice (US only). (future retail $90)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks and "Super Backer" status to you and your cat on our website!

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    For the Artistic Feline!
    - You help us choose the fabrics for our next Cat Perch Cover with special naming rights for the new Cover!
    - 1 Cat Perch Cover (future retail $45)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
    - Exclusive membership in our Clowder Club (periodic updates/tips on all things Eco-Friendly, Fun, Cats!!) with a special thanks and "Super Backer" status to you and your cat on our website!

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    For the Photogenic Feline!
    - Your cat’s name and photo (provided by you) will be included on every Thank You card we send out to all our backers so everyone will know that your cat is a Super Backer!
    - 1 Cat Perch Cover (future retail $45)
    - 1 Pouncin' Pouch cat toy (future retail $9)
    - 1 Thank you card from our cat, Dora
    - 1 "My Cat and I Supported" sticker
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Funding period

- (36 days)