Introducing KittiCraft: Modern Cat Products from South Africa

Modern cat products are springing up all around the world. The latest offering is from a new company called KittiCraft, located in South Africa. KittiCraft launched with an impressive line of perches, beds, and scratchers all made using CNC laser cut cardboard and MDF. To reduce shipping costs, most items ship flat-packed and are assembled by the customer with no tools or glue required. There are some interesting variations on existing cat products as well as some brilliant new concepts.

First, check out the Universal KittiMount System, two different wall-mounted perches both featuring a replaceable cardboard scratching surface. The perches are being modeled here by KittiCraft’s two Abby mascots, Moon and Kiara.

There are also several very cool looking cat beds, some with hideaways inside and others with perches on top. The beds come with heavy-duty cotton cushions that attach to the frame.

Two styles of cat hammocks each come with a reversible cotton sling that looks quite cozy.

What intrigues me the most are the hanging cat beds. Like beautiful suspended nests, these beds can hang from the ceiling or on a free-standing frame.

KittiCraft is also making some very attractive cardboard scratching posts. These posts are assembled using a similar method as the original Moderncat Studio Scratch Tower, however KittiCraft has developed some nice design variations.

In addition to the scratching posts, there is a whole line of cardboard scratch furniture. Choose from several sleek shapes that look like modern sculptures. Made with double wall corrugated cardboard and non-toxic glue.

Finally, the KittiCraft scratch pads provide a nice wide, flat scratching surface that can go anywhere.

All prices on the KittiCraft website are listed in South African Rand, but you can easily find out the prices in USD by using the currency converter on their site. Prices range from about $50 US for the scratch pads to $400 for the larger beds. It looks like they are only shipping within South Africa at this time, but I will be sure to let you know if these products become available worldwide.

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21 Responses to “Introducing KittiCraft: Modern Cat Products from South Africa”

  1. 1
    Eli

    AWW THIS IS TOO WONDERFUL

  2. 2
    Veronika

    beautiful stuff!

  3. 3
    jmuhj

    Gorgeous presentation from start to finish — and Moon and Kiara are adorable :) Please do let us know if this line becomes available Stateside — very nice stuff!

  4. 4
    Beth

    These designs are amazing, but I personally wouldn’t purchase any of the products made with MDF due to possible health concerns. Beautiful designs though.

  5. 5
    Elizabeth Ann

    Beautiful products! The people who design these pieces are very creative. Love them! Jamez, Mr.Tittles and Baby Tiddy >^;;^^;;^^;;^< and their Mom :)

  6. 6
    Louise

    These are great. They would be a wonderful investment.

  7. 7
    DeKa

    These are really neat!

  8. 8
    DeKa

    Added:What is MDF?

  9. 9
    Isanne

    awesome! Please start shipping overseas!!!

  10. 10
    Jen M.

    Wow! This is some seriously cool stuff!

    Please DO let us know when and if they will ship out-of-country!

  11. 11
    moderncat

    MDF = Medium-density Fiberboard
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medium-density_fibreboard

    I’d want to check to make sure they use the non-toxic kind, like Square Cat Habitat uses. It’s called Arreis Sustainable Design Fiberboard: http://www.sierrapine.com/index.php?pid=66

  12. 12
    Talonvaki

    Aby models!!!

    OMG…you know I’m going to boost this over on my blog :-)

    Coco

  13. 13
    KittiCraft

    Hello Everyone,

    Thank you for all of your positive comments.

    Firstly, we are in the process of arranging our international shipping and we will be in a position to ship worldwide in about 4 weeks time.

    Secondly, we only make use of European Standard E1 Low Formaldehyde certified MDF, it is absolutely safe and non-toxic. Certification is required in order to export to the USA and Europe, guaranteeing the safety of the product for animals and humans alike.

    There is a lot of confusion regarding MDF, so we decided to write an article addressing the concerns. You can read the article at:

    http://kitticraft.com/mdf-myths-dispelled/

    Regards,
    Team KittiCraft

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  15. 15
    Karen

    Amazing doesn’t begin to describe these furniture pieces!! I’m over the moon about the wall mount pieces. Everything is fantastic. It seems to me that the acorn and egg shape hangars would be cool light fixtures too!

  16. 16
    Lauren B

    Totally in Kitty <3…

  17. 17
    KittiCraft

    Exciting news for all our international friends and followers.

    We’ve finally managed to integrate International Shipping for all products on the KittiCraft.com online store. We decided to make use of the South African Post Office – International Parcel Service – as it was the most cost effective shipping solution available.

    We would like to thank everyone for their patience while we worked on getting this set up.

  18. 18
    Jillian B.

    Are you available for international shipping yet. If you could please get back to me about this. I love your products. Also is there a break down of the currency because it is different in the US

  19. 19
    KittiCraft

    Hi Jillian,

    Worldwide shipping is available for all KittiCraft products. Using the currency converter widget on the sidebar of our website; you will be able to view the prices in various currencies including USD.

  20. 20
    Liz

    AWESOME – serves so many purposes and so beautiful! Can’t wait till they ship to the US >^V^<


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