Reducing Stress & Fear: Design Tips for Cat Boarding

December 30, 2017

There have been some recent developments with cat boarding and holding when it comes to stress and fear, says Greg Taylor, CEO of the Mason Company.

There have been some recent developments with cat boarding and holding when it comes to stress and fear, says Greg Taylor, CEO of the Mason Company.

One great idea to reduce stress and fear in cats, Taylor says, is to create a hiding area or separate room for cats once they're first boarded. Also, ask your contractor for quiet-close hinges on cages so the cage doors don't slam shut. Cats like to get up high and perch, so try to incorporate as much vertical space as possible within your facility.