Catland -- An odor-free, private, convenient location for your cat box!

We turned the unused space under the stairs into a room for the cats’ litter.
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Step 1:

We built a ramp out of plywood and covered it with indoor-outdoor carpet. It runs up from the pet door we installed through the wall to a level area for the litter tray. Bi-fold doors on the end of the little “room” keep the cats out of the furnace room and insulation around it keeps the smell from the litter in the room.

Step 2:

By installing a little Radio Shack fan inside a 2” PVC pipe with plumbing-type elbows, vented into the ceiling of the furnace room, into the furnace exhaust’s plenum, provides enough draft to duct excess odor all the way up to the attic and, eventually, through the roof, helping keep down the smell.

Step 3:

The tray is at waist height, so is easier to clean out, and the space under the ramp is handy for a trash can for cat waste, a can of extra litter, their cat carriers, and a few old litter trays.
This project looks awesome but there isn't enough documentation of you actually making it to be a Step-by-Step Instructable. There are two things which you could do.

1) If you happen to have images of you making your project you can create some more steps with more complete instructions and then republish your Instructable.

2) If you don't have any more pictures of you working on your project, that's okay too. That just means that your project is better suited to be submitted as a Photo Instructable. Your images are already in your photo library, and you can copy and paste the same text that you have already written for your Step-by-Step Instructable, so it should only take a few minutes to create a new Photo Instructable and show the world what you made!

Thanks for your submission and let me know if you have any questions along the way.
I must build!! I am allergic to cats but my daughter has one (can't make her give it up) this seems like a nice compromise and will probably keep the dogs from trying to steal tootsie rolls as well :-)

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