I have received some comments about the high cost of certain items posted on Moderncat, such as the new beds by Kilowatt Design. I’d like to point out that these beds, and many of the other more expensive items posted, are handmade using all natural materials — they are an artisan craft. I post items like this because I want to support artists and craftsmen whenever I can and their work is usually much more expensive because it is unique and very high quality, not mass produced overseas using cheap materials and labor. The prices can seem a bit out-of-line when compared to mass-produced goods, but if you consider the quality and that you are supporting a craftsman, I think it can justify the cost.
I also try to post inexpensive products and lots of DIY projects that people can make for their cats with little or no cost. I know I couldn’t afford most of the things on the blog myself, but I find a lot of the high-end items very inspiring and hope my readers do, too.