Behold the Best-Designed Cat House Any Cat Will Still Completely Ignore

By Esther Inglis-Arkell on at

Every year, FixNation, a Los Angeles animal charity, holds an auction of designer cat houses to raise money. This year’s 'Fan Favorite' is “Cat in the Fishbowl”. It’s very nice, but we’re pretty sure any cat will ignore it in favour of the box it came in – as purr usual.

FixNation is a remarkable charity which attempts to reduce the population of feral cats by fixing stray cats so they won’t reproduce. Every year they hold an even more remarkable event. They partner with Architects for Animals and hold an auction of cat houses. Various firms design their own cat houses, and auction them off to raise funds.

We’re staring at Cat in the Fishbowl, the most popular entry in the auction, designed by Abramson Teiger Architects. We’re also staring at the most incredible thing of all — the fact that a photographer caught the brief moment of time when a cat is interested in the beautiful and speciallydesigned habitat you’ve just bought for it. (Half a second later, that cat was playing with a piece of tape left over from the box the house was transported in, and we all know it.)

If you want to take a look at all this year’s houses, check out the Architects for Animals site.