Guide/How-to| Feral Friends Network, Trap-Neuter-Return

Pre-Built

Feline Furniture Outdoor Feeding Station

Advantages: The green tunnel provides two entrances and protects the elevated food platform.

Disadvantages: Availability is limited.

Special thanks to Feline Furniture

Cedar Outdoor Feeding Station

Advantages: The awning extends to cover the length of a standing cat at the feeder.

Disadvantages: Must be angled forward to ensure drainage.

Special thanks to America’s Pet Store.

Cat Platform Deck Table

Advantages: Elevated feeder keeps food out of the rain and discourages your dog from eating the cats’ food!

Disadvantages: These items are custom made, so there is some wait time.

Special thanks to Ark Workshop

Cat Feeding Shelter

Advantages: Single entry feeding box opens from above for easy cleaning and refilling.

Disadvantages: These items are custom made, so there is some wait time.

Special thanks to Ark Workshop.

Easy

Alley Cat Allies’ Feeding Station

Advantages: Easy and inexpensive to build.

Disadvantages: Feeds only a few cats at a time; may be obtrusive in landscape. These designs are all simple to make from plastic storage containers. Note that they are covered and elevated.

Plastic Storage Container Feeders

Advantages: These designs are all simple to make from plastic storage containers. Note that they are covered and elevated.

Disadvantages: These are not designed to be permanent fixtures.

Special thanks to Build-X.

Moderate

Raccoon-Proof Feeder

Advantages: The covered box stands on a pole to discourage raccoons from eating the food. The sheeting at the bottom keeps animals climbing straight up the base. The second post can help cats get to the covered box better.

Disadvantages: Construction may be complicated.

Special thanks to Forgotten Felines.

Colony Cats Feeder

Advantages: The pitched roof is weather proofed and covers a feeding surface.

Disadvantages: Must be carefully constructed to ensure elevation and drainage for food area.

Special thanks to Colony Cats & Dogs..