TRENDS: 11 Smart & Stylish Space Saving Ideas for Pets

If space isn’t a luxury you have, these super smart space saving ideas for dogs and cats will make the most of what you’ve got! 

Owning pets in an apartment or smaller living space is a reality of modern life. Luckily, clever designers are dreaming smarter ways to integrate our dog and cat’s living space with our own. From places to sleep, hide, play or just hang out, here’s some of our favourite space saving ideas for modern pet lovers and their four-legged friends:

coffee table cat hammock

1. COFFEE TABLE CAT HAMOCK  

Short on space in your living room? This clever coffee table also doubles as a hammock for your feline friend. Designed by Koichi Futatsumata, it uses glass, stainless steel and rattan to create a stylish and smart sleeping place for cool kitties.

Available at eandy.com – £1,100

dog house sofa seunji mun

2. DOG HOUSE SOFA 

Finally – a sofa that dog is allowed on! Created by Korean designer Seunji Mun for m.pup, the Dog House Sofa combines modern sofa for human and mini sofa for hound.

See more at mpup.co.kr

HABICAT CAT LEDGE

3. HABICAT CAT LEDGE

This wall-mounted wonder, is the Habicat – a cool hexagonal shaped cat ledge by Missouri based studio Griffiths Designs. With room for two cats, it comes fitted with a soft felt interior and cleverly uses vertical wall space in teeny tiny apartments.

Available at griffithdesigns.net

Binq Cat Bloq side table furniture

4. BLOQ 

Part side table, part cat (or small dog) bed, the Bloq by Dutch design studio, Binq is a great space saving idea. Made from upcycled wood and with a comfy cushion inside for your faithful friend, they look a treat in your living space – plus there’s a colour to suit every interior.

Available at StyleTails – £175.00

STYLISH DOG CRATE DOG HOUSE MODERNIST CAT

5. DWELL CRATE SIDE TABLE 

Banish ugly dog crates forever and opt one of these mid-century modern inspired pieces from Modernist Cat. The perfect place for cats and petit pooches to nestle up inside, plus a stylish side table with room for books, vases or a glass of vino on top!

Available at modernistcat.com

CAT CRIB CAT HAMMOCK

6. CAT CRIB

Brilliantly simple, the Cat Crib is a nifty little hammock you can tie under any chair to create a place for your kitty to just hang out!

Available at ozandmrcurious.co.uk £22.49

rondo wall mounted can cando
7. RONDO CAT CONDO 

The perfect place for a pampered pussy to curl up and kip, this wicker Rondo Cat Condo from Pet Interiors fixes to the wall to keep the floor clutter free.

Available at StyleTails – £325.00

cat perch cat shelf the 9 life

8. CAT SHELF

For cats that love to perch up high, the Welcome Home Shelf from Japanese designers The 9 Life is a genius little idea. Use it store bits n bobs underneath, and give your cat a place to sit and watch the world go by.

Available at the9life.com

built in pet beds for dogs cat cats

9. BUILT-IN PET BEDS

Use space in shelves and under cabinets and stairs to create clever built-in pet beds. With a bit of creativity, a few basic tools and the addition of a lovely soft cushion or blanket, an otherwise wasted space can be converted into a cosy nook for your pussy or pooch.

Images via: Old Faithful Shop // Daniella Witte

designer cat tower by catissa

10. MODULAR CAT CLIMBING TOWER

While floor space might be at premium, this clever modular cat climbing tower from Catissa uses vertical space to give playful pussies somewhere to climb, hide, sleep and play. Each wooden unit comes with a lovely soft sheepskin liner for some creature comfort.

Available at StyleTails – from £315.00

cat cube cat furniture
11. CAT CUBE 

Sleepy kitties can get some respite from the stresses of modern life in inside one of these wall-mounted CatCubes. Created by Urban Cat Design, each one comes with a comfy cushion and panel on top for kneading and scratching.

Available at StyleTails – £285.00  

Sara is the Founder & Editor of StyleTails. A writer, design-lover and long-time animal-hugger, Sara launched StyleTails in 2012 to inspire people live a more beautiful life with their four-legged friends. Along with her canine sidekick George, a rescue Yorkie with a big attitude, Sara regularly commentates on luxury pet product and lifestyle trends and has been featured in Elle Decoration, BBC Radio, and is also an expert contributor to WGSN, the leading design trend forecaster.

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