Building a Catrun Picture

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Arioska's catrun in Switzerland

(the email adress of the owner)

Our chaletís location being in the swiss alps, we really wanted our cats to be able to go out and enjoy the fresh air. We had first a net on the second floor balcony but wanted to give the cats even more space.
We had planned a catrun for a long time but had problems both with how to cope with a lot of snow in winter and how to connect the house and the catrun(the opening was on the second floor). A wooden structure of 6 meters was too heavy and dangerous in winter with snow load. After much thinking, here is what we came up with!

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Chalet before putting the wooden structure.



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Chalet after putting the wooden structure.



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Wooden balcony before going down into the catrun.



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Wooden structure with metallic net.



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Footbridge.



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Catrun.



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Footbridge and arrival platform into the catrun.



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Cat in mid-air.



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View into the catrun.



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View from far.



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