The Kitty Tube™ with Oat STRAW | New Gen 4 Design | Free Shipping

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Product Overview

Welcome to The New Generation of The Kitty Tube™


Introducing GENERATION 4! 


Here at The Kitty Tube™ we are always thinking about the safety and well-being of your kitty. 

With that in mind, we've taken Gen 3's vapor proof barrier and lid vent cap, and added our exclusive flow-through foam layer. 

Gen 3's features + Gen 4's innovations = The driest kitty on the block!


 The new features of Generation 4 include: 

l 15% thicker bottom insulation than the previous model

l  Insulation is elevated off the bottom of The Kitty Tube to keep it higher off the cold ground

l  Specialized flow-through foam layer is now placed under the bottom insulation of The Kitty Tube

l  The flow through bottom layer prevents all moisture caused by condensation from ever reaching bedding

l  The new and improved drainage system eliminates moisture out of the bottom of the shelter


The Kitty Tube is Guaranteed to keep the weather out and is simply the highest quality insulated outdoor cat house on the market today!

 The Kitty Tube with Straw comes with:

  • Door Awning & Clear Flap Door: The door awning improves rain/snow protection and includes a gasket to eliminate any water weepage around the edges. The clear flap door is designed to repel wind and helps to keep heat inside the Kitty Tube during cold weather seasons. The clear flap door can be installed and removed easily without tools. NOTE: The door awning set is also available for all older model Kitty Tubes with a logo. See separate listing. 

  • Vent Cap & Gasket: The vent cap was created to eliminate moisture laden air that can build up under the top lid. This moisture laden air can cause condensation in certain temperature swings. The vent cap serves the same purpose as the vents on the roof of your own home that expel excessive moisture in the winter and heat in the summer. The vent cap is very important in maintaining a dry interior for your cat. NOTE: This cap is also sold separately to install on all older model Kitty Tubes and will greatly improve its performance. A 1½ inch hole is needed on the top dead center of the lid to install. If retrofitting an older Kitty Tube, a standard 1 ½” hole saw is needed to make a hole for the vent cap.
  • Main Insulation with Scratch Guard™: This insulation set will cover the walls, floor and ceiling of The Kitty Tube. The Kitty Tube Scratch Guard™ and vapor proof insulation is easy to remove and clean. The new Scratch Guard™ material on all interior surfaces is moisture proof, mold proof, mildew proof and bacteria proof. Deodorizing and sanitizing of the interior is now a breeze, as cat urine or spray from a male cat will not soak into the Scratch Guard™.  The Scratch Guard™ material will virtually eliminate damage from clawing and will considerably reduce condensation from forming in cold temperatures.
  • Ventilation Hand Hole Awnings: The Kitty Tube includes awnings that protect the handle/ventilation holes in the lid from rain and snow. These awnings also provide a comfortable handle when removing the lid or moving the Kitty Tube.

The Feral Option Kitty Tube comes with straw. Straw is the preferred bedding for feral cats as it resists moisture and retains body heat as the cats can burrow into the straw. This option is recommended by most Cat Rescue Groups.

The Kitty Tube provides a safe, economical and maintenance free shelter for your cat. Designed for outdoor use, The Kitty Tube is fully insulated to be ultra warm in the winter. The shell is partially made from post-consumer recycled milk and detergent bottles making the Kitty Tube a very green product AND The Kitty Tube is MADE IN THE USA!

 The Kitty Tube has a removable top lid, is seamless in construction and is environmentally friendly due to the post consumer recycled content. The one piece construction provides for a smooth interior which is easily cleaned with a simple spray of the garden hose. The dome lid keeps your pet dry in even the heaviest of rains. The geometric shape resists wind and is naturally preferred by cats. The high quality, fully insulated Kitty Tube is strongly recommended for all outdoor cats and also creates a safe and secure haven if your cat is to give birth.


About our 1 door design: The unique door design provides easy passage for your cat, but will not allow a predator like dogs or coyotes to get to your cat.  The Kitty Tube was intentionally designed with only one door.  There are several reasons for this design:

  • With one door, the exceptionally insulated Kitty Tube will retain the majority of the heat your cat produces inside, compared to other designs with two doors that allow excessive air movement through the shelter.
  • One door will keep your cat safe and secure as predators cannot fit their head inside the unique door design of The Kitty Tube. Most small animals such as possums or raccoons are generally not a life threatening danger to your cat.
  • We feel it is a misconception to provide a second door for an escape in case of a predator attack.  If your cat leaves their safe haven of The Kitty Tube, it is now vulnerable to be caught by predators. Predators such as dogs and coyotes know how to catch a fleeing cat.
  • Most kittens born inside of a Kitty Tube are NOT moved as usual by their mother, as they feel safe inside!

Product Features and specs.

  • The Kitty Tube provides an economical, safe, and secure home for up to 3 cats. (Only 2 cats if you have the double insulated option.)
  • The Kitty Tube comes complete with a fully insulated shell, a removable top lid, enough straw for 2 to 3 changes, a main door awning with removable clear flap door, a vent cap for the top lid, a rubber plug for the optional heater hole and 2 hand hole awnings to protect the top ventilation holes.
  • The Kitty Tube is fully insulated on floor, walls and roof with quality, high R value insulation. All with the Scratch Guard™.
  • The hand hole openings can be adjusted to supply full flow through air ventilation for the summer and can be closed for the winter.
  • The Kitty Tube shell is very durable with a lifetime guarantee to never chip, crack or fade.
  • The dimensions are 24″ round x 24″ tall with lid on.
  • The bottom surface of The Kitty Tube is slightly elevated off the ground and incorporates a built in channel and drainage system to eliminate any subsequent moisture that might enter The Kitty Tube due to unforeseen circumstances.


The Kitty Tube name and design is TM protected. Patents pending.

Call our service department if order assistance is needed 715.377.2133

A flat $50 fee is added to all Canada orders and covers the additional cost to ship across the border and all taxes and duties.  Canada orders are delivered by Canada Post.


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  • 5

    Posted by Aaron Rivera on 7th Feb 2024

    Bought 1 a couple of years ago and feral Darryl loves it!! So when Cherryl started coming around this winter looking for a warm spot, Darryl was not interested in a room mate. So I ordered a second one. The kitty tube is perfect, easy to put together and comes with plenty of straw. Highly recommended !!!!!!

  • 5
    great product

    Posted by Rose on 29th Jan 2024

    My third Kitty Tube. Great products which help protect our three outdoor kitties

  • 5
    My stray is in!

    Posted by Theresa on 17th Dec 2023

    I have owned the kitty tube for a year. Finally, finally, finally, my stray is comfortable going in. Not sure what took so long, but he is so skiddish so he had to feel safe. He finally does and goes in there to sleep every night. I love catching sight of him coming out in the morning and giving the biggest morning stretch. Worth every cent knowing he is warm at night. Thank you for creating this. And for those that have it, don't give up on it. They will finally go in one night and you'll be so relieved.

  • 5
    Kitty Tube

    Posted by Albert C. Knispel on 1st Dec 2023

    Wonderful product for my feral cats and a 94 year old caretaker, thanks.

  • 5
    Double Insulation

    Posted by Beth B. on 29th Nov 2023

    This is my fourth Kitty tube purchased and the best so far. Ships almost ready to use. I needed a couple extra steps to get the Kitty Tube heating pad installed. So great for my old tom cat I care for in NE PA. Thank you Kitty Tube.

  • 4
    Tube w straw

    Posted by virginia Elliott on 25th Nov 2023

    Good Quality solid product, easy to put together, I actually thought I ordered the heating pad, it didn't arrive with tube but recall the back order mentioned w/ order so waited. When it didn't arrive I looked back at order to see I did not, now if I want it it's $10 more. Kind of a bummer. Wish there was the option for those who order the tube to add accessories at a discount within a certain period of time.

  • 5
    Kitty Tube

    Posted by Meg on 24th Nov 2023

    I bought the Kitty Tube with oat straw and heater for two bonded strays we are feeding. The tube has been a great success thus far in handling our Minnesota winter. We have been in the teens with feel-like temps in the single digits. The cats are sharing one Kitty Tube and seem to be handling the cold well. Nice product. Thank you!

  • 5
    Kitty Tube Gen 4

    Posted by D Tyler on 25th Oct 2023

    Am very pleased with delivery of product. I think my outdoor cat will love it in winter months.

  • 5

    Posted by Francesca on 23rd Oct 2023

    In the past I had a couple of houses made by a local man that are wood lined with a reflective bubble inside. They are great, but an eye sore on my deck. The Tube is really slick. It has a nice opening, but not so large a lot of cold can get in. I placed it next to the houses and it looks so much better. I have 5 friendly feral cats that were born at my house some time ago and waiting for them to sleep in it. I did get the heated round pillow. I've seen two of them go in and come right back out. Tried some catnip and well, I think when the snow comes they will change their mind! If they end up using it I'll need more of them and get rid of my wooden houses. Really a great design. I do have a partially covered deck so no issues with water or other getting in.

  • 5
    Outdoor cats ready for winter!

    Posted by Jennifer on 23rd Oct 2023

    The Kitty Tube is great! Well-built and easy to assemble. My neighborhood wanderer is going to have a cozy spot for a Midwest winter!

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