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Engineering for Cats

Better the Life of Your Pet with10 Cat-Approved Projects

Mac Delaney


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Problem solving for cat people.

Sure, your cat cleans itself, uses a litter box, and is happy to pitch in by ridding your basement of the occasional unwanted rodent. But she is also a barely domesticated wild animal whose compulsions might include shredding upholstery, knocking over plants, and trying to dominate the “territory” you call home. How to accommodate your pet’s feral instincts while reducing these problem areas in your relationship? Through engineering! Conceived by aerospace engineer Mac Delaney, here are ten ingenious DIY projects that address the quirks of cat behavior head-on, with results that will help both your cat and you to live happily—together—ever after.

DIY projects include:
cat shelf
drinking fountain
cat cave
bunk beds
treat slot machine
cat door
litter box cabinet
cat wheel 

Praise For Engineering for Cats: Better the Life of Your Pet with10 Cat-Approved Projects

"Buoyed with a fun, breezy tone, Delaney's practical guide gives cat owners everything they need to customize their favorite feline's environment." —Publishers Weekly

"This book is clever, but it is also a totally usable guide to feline-friendly home props. If you’re planning on opening a kitty caféa trend on the rise!you need to pick up a de-shedding brush and a copy of this book." —Book Page

Workman Publishing Company, 9780761189909, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2018

About the Author

Mac Delaney is an aerospace engineer at United Technologies in San Diego, CA. His two cats, Pepe and Nellie, were the inspiration for this book.