The Kitty Tube™ with Oat STRAW | New Gen 4 Design | Free Shipping

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Product Overview

Welcome to The New Generation of The Kitty Tube™


Introducing GENERATION 4! 


Here at The Kitty Tube™ we are always thinking about the safety and well-being of your kitty. 

With that in mind, we've taken Gen 3's vapor proof barrier and lid vent cap, and added our exclusive flow-through foam layer. 

Gen 3's features + Gen 4's innovations = The driest kitty on the block!


 The new features of Generation 4 include: 

l 15% thicker bottom insulation than the previous model

l  Insulation is elevated off the bottom of The Kitty Tube to keep it higher off the cold ground

l  Specialized flow-through foam layer is now placed under the bottom insulation of The Kitty Tube

l  The flow through bottom layer prevents all moisture caused by condensation from ever reaching bedding

l  The new and improved drainage system eliminates moisture out of the bottom of the shelter


The Kitty Tube is Guaranteed to keep the weather out and is simply the highest quality insulated outdoor cat house on the market today!

 The Kitty Tube with Straw comes with:

  • Door Awning & Clear Flap Door: The door awning improves rain/snow protection and includes a gasket to eliminate any water weepage around the edges. The clear flap door is designed to repel wind and helps to keep heat inside the Kitty Tube during cold weather seasons. The clear flap door can be installed and removed easily without tools. NOTE: The door awning set is also available for all older model Kitty Tubes with a logo. See separate listing. 

  • Vent Cap & Gasket: The vent cap was created to eliminate moisture laden air that can build up under the top lid. This moisture laden air can cause condensation in certain temperature swings. The vent cap serves the same purpose as the vents on the roof of your own home that expel excessive moisture in the winter and heat in the summer. The vent cap is very important in maintaining a dry interior for your cat. NOTE: This cap is also sold separately to install on all older model Kitty Tubes and will greatly improve its performance. A 1½ inch hole is needed on the top dead center of the lid to install. If retrofitting an older Kitty Tube, a standard 1 ½” hole saw is needed to make a hole for the vent cap.
  • Main Insulation with Scratch Guard™: This insulation set will cover the walls, floor and ceiling of The Kitty Tube. The Kitty Tube Scratch Guard™ and vapor proof insulation is easy to remove and clean. The new Scratch Guard™ material on all interior surfaces is moisture proof, mold proof, mildew proof and bacteria proof. Deodorizing and sanitizing of the interior is now a breeze, as cat urine or spray from a male cat will not soak into the Scratch Guard™.  The Scratch Guard™ material will virtually eliminate damage from clawing and will considerably reduce condensation from forming in cold temperatures.
  • Ventilation Hand Hole Awnings: The Kitty Tube includes awnings that protect the handle/ventilation holes in the lid from rain and snow. These awnings also provide a comfortable handle when removing the lid or moving the Kitty Tube.

The Feral Option Kitty Tube comes with straw. Straw is the preferred bedding for feral cats as it resists moisture and retains body heat as the cats can burrow into the straw. This option is recommended by most Cat Rescue Groups.

The Kitty Tube provides a safe, economical and maintenance free shelter for your cat. Designed for outdoor use, The Kitty Tube is fully insulated to be ultra warm in the winter. The shell is partially made from post-consumer recycled milk and detergent bottles making the Kitty Tube a very green product AND The Kitty Tube is MADE IN THE USA!

 The Kitty Tube has a removable top lid, is seamless in construction and is environmentally friendly due to the post consumer recycled content. The one piece construction provides for a smooth interior which is easily cleaned with a simple spray of the garden hose. The dome lid keeps your pet dry in even the heaviest of rains. The geometric shape resists wind and is naturally preferred by cats. The high quality, fully insulated Kitty Tube is strongly recommended for all outdoor cats and also creates a safe and secure haven if your cat is to give birth.


About our 1 door design: The unique door design provides easy passage for your cat, but will not allow a predator like dogs or coyotes to get to your cat.  The Kitty Tube was intentionally designed with only one door.  There are several reasons for this design:

  • With one door, the exceptionally insulated Kitty Tube will retain the majority of the heat your cat produces inside, compared to other designs with two doors that allow excessive air movement through the shelter.
  • One door will keep your cat safe and secure as predators cannot fit their head inside the unique door design of The Kitty Tube. Most small animals such as possums or raccoons are generally not a life threatening danger to your cat.
  • We feel it is a misconception to provide a second door for an escape in case of a predator attack.  If your cat leaves their safe haven of The Kitty Tube, it is now vulnerable to be caught by predators. Predators such as dogs and coyotes know how to catch a fleeing cat.
  • Most kittens born inside of a Kitty Tube are NOT moved as usual by their mother, as they feel safe inside!

Product Features and specs.

  • The Kitty Tube provides an economical, safe, and secure home for up to 3 cats. (Only 2 cats if you have the double insulated option.)
  • The Kitty Tube comes complete with a fully insulated shell, a removable top lid, enough straw for 2 to 3 changes, a main door awning with removable clear flap door, a vent cap for the top lid, a rubber plug for the optional heater hole and 2 hand hole awnings to protect the top ventilation holes.
  • The Kitty Tube is fully insulated on floor, walls and roof with quality, high R value insulation. All with the Scratch Guard™.
  • The hand hole openings can be adjusted to supply full flow through air ventilation for the summer and can be closed for the winter.
  • The Kitty Tube shell is very durable with a lifetime guarantee to never chip, crack or fade.
  • The dimensions are 24″ round x 24″ tall with lid on.
  • The bottom surface of The Kitty Tube is slightly elevated off the ground and incorporates a built in channel and drainage system to eliminate any subsequent moisture that might enter The Kitty Tube due to unforeseen circumstances.


The Kitty Tube name and design is TM protected. Patents pending.


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  • 5

    Posted by Kylie on 13th Jan 2022

    Great company and customer service! Love the kitty tube.

  • 5

    Posted by MonaLS on 27th Dec 2021

    This is my second Kitty Tube, and I love these. It arrived quickly, and was easier to put together this time now that I have had experience. These are made so well, they will last for a long time. (Now if the cats would just share.)

  • 5
    The best choice

    Posted by Michelle on 20th Dec 2021

    I’ve so far bought two Kitty Tube shelters. I live in Pennsylvania, where our winters are no joke and the Kitty Tube shelters offer a fully insulated place for our feral cats. I’ve made homemade shelters before out of plastic bins and taped insulation, but they were not as durable in the long run. Even Gorilla tape couldn’t keep the insulation panels in place, and that’s why I went ahead and bought the Kitty Tube because the homemade cat shelters were proving to be an expense and hassle, and we’re not giving me the peace of mind my ferals were receiving the type of protection from the winter elements I wanted for them. Customer Service has been great with this company as well. I plan to buy at least two more shelters in the future.

  • 5
    The Kitty Tube Gen 4 with Straw

    Posted by Phyllis Marshall on 20th Dec 2021

    This is the best Feral cat shelter! Originally I had one for both my Ferals, but my female liked it so much, she wouldn't share. I was worried about the cold weather and snow for my other feral, so I ordered another one. I asked them how long it would take to get it, letting the young lady know about the cold setting in, and she had it shipped the same day! Now both of my outdoor kitties have a safe and warm place. Oh, and the opening is just right for the cats, but my Raccoons can't fit through it. Definitely worth the investment.

  • 4
    Kitty Tube

    Posted by Jennifer on 20th Dec 2021

    I just purchased this item, and set it up for the outside cats. I am unsure if they are actually using it, I hope they will but who knows. It is sturdy, and looks nice. My only complaint was how difficult it was to put the top on, as the shape was a little off. We were finally able to get it on, but it did take a little bit of struggling and two of us to do it.

  • 5
    Easy to assemble; cat moved right in

    Posted by Thomas Long on 18th Dec 2021

    We have purchased at least four of these over the years for various neighborhood cats. It's exceedingly easy to assemble these and get them deployed for immediate use. This latest one took about 5-10 minutes to put together. My wife and I were being watched by one of the neighborhood cats as we put it together. When we finished, the kitty cat just stepped right in and made her new home. We love these things, and so do the cats.

  • 5
    Outdoor House

    Posted by KM Franks on 11th Dec 2021

    I have purchased multiple of these for a feral colony around my house (yes they have been TNR). The Kitty Tube is expensive but you get what you pay for. High quality and I know it will last forever. I also like that the company gives the reasoning for their design (one door is better). Assembly is fairly easy although I always struggle with putting the handles on. I highly suggest watching the you tube video for assembly instructions. I always purchase the extra insulation because it offers a food discount and I can choose to use is or take it out. Purchase this house . . . you won't be disappointed.

  • 5
    Excellent quality; easy assembly

    Posted by David Bargetzi on 9th Dec 2021

    The kitty tube went together just like the excellent instruction video said. The neighborhood cats have already found it and been inside. I would strongly recommend this product and expect we will be a return customer.

  • 5
    Happy with Kitty Tube

    Posted by Anne on 3rd Dec 2021

    The product arrived quickly and was packaged well. I had no difficulty assembling it as the videos were extremely helpful. It is a high quality product. Now, I just need to convince the kitty to use it!