How to make upholstered bed surround to keep cat out from under bed

by Jea25388190
  7 answers
    • Paige Paige on Jul 11, 2020

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  • Pamela Pamela on Oct 16, 2018

    Why dont you try putting under bed storage bins , under the bed and a bed skirt to hide it, that way you get some extra storage , as well...

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Oct 17, 2018

    The cat will scratch try plywood or storage boxes under bed if there is no room he can’t go there

  • Mary Lou Mary Lou on Oct 17, 2018

    The idea for a light weight wood surround would work and you could spray the finished product with a spray that keeps cats from scratching your furniture. It comes in a spray can.

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Sep 06, 2023

    I like Mary Lou's response, you'll need something solid, like wood to block them. Our previous cat got under the bed and tore out the bottom of the box springs cover.

  • Mogie Mogie on Sep 06, 2023

    It would be simplier and cheaper to get some 2 inch thick elastic and make a piece that goes all the way around the bed and used the bed frame feet to secure each piece of elastic (amazon makes something similiar to keep pet toys from going under furniture).