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Beautifully Designed Playhouses for Cats. FREE shipping to USA, Sweden, Singapore, etc..  Prices in USD & SEK (for US and Sweden)
Beautifully Designed Playhouses for Cats. FREE shipping to USA, Sweden, Singapore, etc.. Prices in USD & SEK (for US and Sweden)
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89 backers pledged SEK 67,700 to help bring this project to life.

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Have you noticed your cat sneaking secretly into your bag or your closet? Or have you looked for him just to find sleeping behind the curtain? 

Research has shown that cats — predators by nature — need a place to hide, play, relax and observe their surroundings without being spotted or disturbed. They need their own territory that they don’t have to share with others. They need their own little kingdom.

Petbo offers all that and even more. It is made to fulfil cats' biological need for solitude and safety while at the same time accessorizing your home.

Designed to fit perfectly into any home

Petbo provides a safe and playful environment for pets while also serving as a home decor element. Be ready for people asking where you got it from. ;)

100% Environmentally Friendly

Petbo playhouses are made of cats' favorite material — cardboard. They are 100% recyclable and environmentally friendly. By using the highest quality reinforced cardboard, we can assure that it’s sturdy and resistant. Your pet can go nuts in it and it will still look great, even years after your purchase.

Each playhouse comes with a tested and very much loved scratchboard

Your cat will leave your furniture alone and can instead have intensive scratching sessions in the playhouse.

Cats' "very much loved" Petbo scratchboard
Cats' "very much loved" Petbo scratchboard

Easily assembled in less than 1 minute

Planning to visit a summer house or switch apartments? No problem! All playhouses are easily disassembled and reassembled. It takes less than a minute to put it together. Now you can travel or move with it. Take it with you wherever you go!

Watch this quick video on how easily it is assembled.

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The story

I have had cats and dogs all my life so I know how important it is for pets to have their own spot. When I found 2 kittens (Leon and Flake) and took them in, the apartment was too small for them to find their own hiding places.

So to fulfil their biological need for solitude and comfort, my partner and I decided to get them a playhouse.

February 2012. 3 months after Elina found Leon and Flake while jogging in the park
February 2012. 3 months after Elina found Leon and Flake while jogging in the park

Unfortunately the playhouses we found were either of a very outdated design, not suitable for our home, or they were nicely designed but far too expensive.

This led us to do something on our own. Our main goal was to create a beautiful playhouse for small pets that's well designed, environmentally friendly and yet still affordable.  

Niels and David building first prototypes
Niels and David building first prototypes

What others say about Petbo

We need you!

We have been working hard to bring Petbo to fellow pet lovers. After countless hours, weekends and testings we are finally ready for production. Now we only need to raise $8,000 (57,900 SEK) to fund our first purchase order and make our dream come true. 

Your rewards

Since our Kickstarter project is created in Sweden the project currency is Swedish krona (1 SEK is approximately 0.14 USD). Rewards below are in Swedish krona with approximate value in USD (the value might change by a fraction due to fluctuations in exchange rate). 

We cover the shipping cost for USA, Sweden, Estonia, Singapore, Malaysia. For shipping outside these countries please add additional 30 USD (215 SEK).

Choose between two designs

You can either choose between these two design or get them both! In addition to your playhouse, you will also receive a scratchboard. The width of the playhouse is 34cm (13.4 inches) and height is 56cm (22.05 inches). After this campaign ends we will send you an email where you can specify your choice.

*Cats not included
*Cats not included

Shipping and how to order

If you want to get Petbo for your pet or for someone else as a gift, all you have to do is pre-order Petbo on this page. Once our campaign is successfully funded we are going to ship it out to you by late December or early January. We cover the shipping cost for USA, Sweden, Estonia, Singapore and Malaysia. For shipping to addresses outside these countries, please add an additional 30 USD (215 SEK).

If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to shoot us an email at elina@petbo.co or david@petbo.co

Our progress and action-plan

The team behind Petbo

Special Thanks

We are thankful and grateful to all our friends for their endless support, help and good words. You guys made this journey amazing! <3

Risks and challenges

The main challenge is mass production. We are working hard to make sure that all the playhouses are manufactured within the timeframe and shipped on time. Our personal goal is to ship the first batch by the end of December (if we hit our goal by the first week of November). Otherwise we will ship early January.

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    Pledge SEK 35 or more About $5

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!
    We will include you on our appreciation page with tons of gratitude :)

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    Pledge SEK 250 or more About $34

    Be among the first backers and get Petbo playhouse 107kr (~15 USD) off from the future retail price. Only for the first 100 takers.

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    Pledge SEK 280 or more About $39

    Exclusive for the Kickstarter community. You will receive one Petbo Playhouse.

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    Pledge SEK 320 or more About $44

    Petbo with one additional scratchboard.
    You will receive 1 Petbo playhouse and 2 cats' favorite scratchboards.

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    Pledge SEK 500 or more About $69

    Order 2 Petbo Playhouses and get 215 kr (~30 USD) off from the future retail price.

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    Pledge SEK 570 or more About $79

    2 Petbo Playhouses with additional 2 scratchboards.

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    Pledge SEK 720 or more About $99

    Design your own Petbo! Choose whatever print you want and we will make it happen.

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Funding period

- (30 days)