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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, August 11 2019 12:40 PM UTC +00:00.

$39,678
pledged of $12,000pledged of $12,000 goal
785
backers
21days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Sun, August 11 2019 12:40 PM UTC +00:00.

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Have you ever seen your cat rub his back on the carpet and show you that loving, smiling little furry face that you just love so much? If so, you certainly wouldn’t be alone! The KATRIS Nest can put a smile on your cat’s face every day – and without the mess! No more hair everywhere.  

Our KATRIS Nest is a multi-functional cat lounge fit for rubbing, resting, and scratching. We’ve worked to design the KATRIS Nest into the perfect bowl shape, constructed with high density eco-friendly material to ensure that your cat has a reliable place to spend their day.  

The Nest is built with 100+ side panels that slightly shift when your cat rubs their back, giving them the perfect back rub all at the same time. The felt material that covers the center of the KATRIS Nest is perfect for cats to comfortably lounge on all day long.  

The center scratching pad is replaceable, and it’s especially great for scratching. With the KATRIS Nest, your cat has great outlet to relieve stress! Unlike similar products, the KATRIS Nest is breathable and is the perfect spot for your cat to keep cool, even on those hot summer days. This multi-functional lounge is KATRIS’s next best product.

o The 100+ side panels move slightly with your cat’s body to provide the perfect back rubs.

o The removable felt cover in the center provides added comfort for your cat.


o The replaceable center scratch pad is made with high-density material to help your cat relieve tension.

o Premium selected corrugated material lasts longer than typical cat scratchers.

*Both the center fabric and circle pad are replaceable!


o The unique design is the perfect shape for curling up on a hot summer day and is designed to be breathable and to prevent overheating.

o The 19” bowl shape design is the perfect size for any cat to lay and sleep comfortably. 

PS: Also fits for small puppies, there's plenty room :) 

The idea for the KATRIS Nest started when our founder Jeff noticed that his cat Ceo was always rubbing his back on the carpet.  

Jeff realized that the cat market was lacking a product that lets cats rub their back along their own beds, while lounging and scratching all at the same time. With this new idea in mind, Jeff knew that KATRIS had the materials and the passion to produce it. At that time, KATRIS only specialized in cat furniture, but today, we are beginning to explore a new kind of product with the KATRIS Nest.  

The hardest part in developing the KATRIS Nest was finding the perfect bowl shape. We tried various shapes at first and went through various prototypes to find the right one, but the nest shape proved to be unbeatable. This perfect shape includes 100+ side walls that are corrugated to form the rounded structure. With this complex design, the KATRIS Nest became a comfortable cat lounge, as well as a unique design piece in any home.  

The design is perfect for cats to rub their back on because the material has a slight give that moves as the cat rubs. After the design, the next step was perfecting the material used in the making of the KATRIS Nest. The eco-friendly corrugated material we decided to use is durable, lightweight, and breathable, ultimately making it the most obvious choice. The second material that covers the center of the KATRIS Nest is made with felt, and the soft, but slightly textured material offers a soft place for cats to lay. 

At the end of development, we were thrilled with the final product. We’ve now turned a simple idea into a multi-functional cat lounge that is now ready to be sold to the public. 




 From dear @Floppy Cat .

From dear @TheOreoCat.

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*You can save $10 for unassembled Nest, here is the assembling instruction. 

You can always get one more Nest for multi cats environment🐈🐈🐈.

You have the option to pick midnight black or pearl white colors until August 11th!

We have already created the design and have created the plans to begin mass producing the KATRIS Nest. With Kickstarter, we hope to get the help that we need to begin manufacturing these products and to see just how interested the market is in what we have to offer. Your pledges will help to spark production and help us make your cat happy. 

We’re endlessly committed to our customers and we hope that you love our new product as much as we do. We need our customers’ feedback and support to continue to provide new and exciting products like the KATRIS Nest. With the help of Kickstarter, we can hopefully accomplish that goal!

The 50 awesome feline friends who first helped us to test our new product and develop it every step of the way. 

Risks and challenges

At KATRIS, we’re always dedicated to delivering a flawless product, and this is not our first product that we’ve developed and produced with paperboards. We’ve already gone ahead and made the first 100 sets through a production mockup with our current supplier in Taiwan. And we’ve even tested our product with over 50 of our feline friends to ensure that our product was of the highest quality.

Based on previous production experience with the strong supply chain that we’ve worked to develop throughout our time in the industry, we’re very confident that we can reach our production schedule and fulfill our orders once we reach our pledged goal. We’ve already invested in a ton of infrastructure to help us produce these products on a massive scale, and we’re ready to give the green light!

One of the most important risks that we’re aware of is that we may not sell as many units as we would like to. In order to gauge interest in our product, we felt Kickstarter would be a fantastic platform for us to gain a deeper insight into the minds of consumers and produce the perfect number of Nests for our first round of production.

From there, we’re confident that once our first group of users try our product, they’ll spread the word to friends, family, colleagues, and fellow cat lovers!

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