theretrokats

Cool Hunt .LA

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theretrokats

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theretrokats

Website

http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheRetroKats

Category

Furniture, Accessories, Etsy

Notes

cats, kitten, cat

For ..

Pets

About

About

We make artistically designed feline furniture……..you know, stuff for cats.

Our line reflects our eclectic sense of style, and satisfy’s our kitties innate
desires as well; climbing, sleeping, scratching, and sleeping some more.

THE SQUAD

Husband and wife design team David and Fallon Milligan not only create all the Retro Kats products together, but they handcraft each and every one too. Every feather, piece of fur, sheet of vinyl, row of hemp, every plank of wood – from concept to completion – they work side by side to make fun and funky feline love. Yes, it does make for a lot of splinters, and some full wine glasses. Those wine crates don’t empty themselves you know……
And as it all happens right here in sunny Southern California, that means our products are proudly made in the USA.

OUR PRODUCTS

The Retro Kats line was born out of design necessity. There was nothing we could buy that was just right for our kitties, and that vibed with our house. A love of wine, whimsy, faux fur, vinyl and wood became what you see today.

We strive to make a quality product with outstanding attention to detail. Our suppliers have been chosen very carefully; we use the best so we can make the best. The faux fur we use is so delicious and decadent – it begs to be petted. We use reclaimed wood that is 80 to 100 years old and turn it into something new again. Wine crates are the perfect choice for repurposing and up-cycling. And using 100% hemp rope for our scratchers is an expensive choice, but we think one that is beneficial to our kitties and the planet, for oh so many reasons.

We offer each of our products in a Built Box Line and a Wine Line. The Built Box Line is comprised of boxes we build ourselves; they are a mix of pine, reclaimed wood and finished plywood. We cut the wood, stain it and construct the boxes. The finishes range from rustic, to shabby chic to sleek. If you are a devotee of the grape, then express your love of wine and your feline in one fell swoop with our Wine Line. Wine crates are just too cool to waste, so we don’t.

Like everyone who owns a furry four footed friend, our inspiration for the how and why of what we do comes from them. To put it simply, we design and make what Stanley and Retro love. They are the coolest of cats…..
we are just their pet parents.

@theretrokats

Let your pet eat, sleep & play in style. Hand-crafted pet products made with reclaimed wood, salvaged wine crates & lush faux fur. Made in California.

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Round & Round he goes! Monkey's first play date with CatDad and a laser pointer. #roundandround #monkeychased #clickittyclack #playdate #catdadrocks #popgoestheweasel #laserfun #chasethereddot #iwillcatchit #runningincircles #catsatplay #sillykitty #monkeykitty #monkeythecat #learningnewtricks #formerferal #hemakesuslaugh #cattv #dizzy
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We strive to let nothing go to waste. The parts of the wine crates we can't use to make our products become firewood to warm our middle-aged bones. These cutouts from the holes we make for our raised feeders make excellent kindling. #useitall #wastenot #usewhatyougot #useitallup #nothingwasted #reduceyourpawprint #reduceyourfootprint #warmmybones #kindling #firestarter #secretdoor #secretdoorwine #findthecenter #useeverything #planetconscious
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Taking advantage of clear skies before the next rainstorm hits - cutting holes for a new batch of Rustic Raised Feeders. #herecomestherainagain #itneverrainsincalifornia #whenitpours #manitpours #anyminutenow #clearskiesfornow #rainraingoaway #drillpresstime #cuttingholes #making #makersgonnamake #workshopgal #holesaw #madeinlosangeles #upcycling #reduceyourpawprint
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Monkey see Monkey do...... After seeing his brofurs in our 4 Legged Lounger, the next time it was vacant he made himself comfy. Get one for yours. Etsy Link in Profile 🐒 #monkeyseemonkeydo #comfybed #petbed #catbed #dogbed #winecrate #rusticstyle #luxurybed #etsyseller #bipetual #madeinlosangeles #fauxfur #mustlovewine #shuffleyourfeet #loseyourseat #catchingsomerays
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Our Double Raised Feeder in Rustic Tiffany Blue, shown with Oatmeal colored hand-thrown porcelain bowls & Rutile colored bowls. Contrasting or Monochromatic? Your choice. This one made with a 1998 Grand Cru wine crate. Love wine? Got Pets?? Then you need this. Etsy Link in Profile. 🍷 🐈 🍷 🐕 #grandcru #mustlovewine #reclaimedwood #reduceyourpawprint #upcycle #rusticstyle #tiffanyblue #handthrownpottery #handcrafted #madeinlosangeles #winedogs #catsandwine #shabbychic #styleandfunction #bipetual #petfeeder #contrasting #monochromatic
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Reducing our paw print where we can is important to us. The tops of our Raised Feeders are made from repurposed wine crates, to make the legs we use reclaimed wood. Functional, stylish & planet conscious. New Etsy Listings - Link in Profile. #reduceyourpawprint #newetsylisting #planetconscious #reclaimedwood #winecrate #rusticpetfurniture #rusticstyle #elevateddining #raisedpetfeeder #handthrownpottery #artisanmade #etsyseller #madeinlosangeles #madeinla #winelovers #winedogs #winecats #winecatwednesday #tastemademedoit
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Retro & Monkey sitting in a tree..... Progress! At least for a few hiss free minutes. Monkey loves the half-pipe lounger on The Resting Post, our built to order multi level cat tree. Retro likes that he can keep an eye on his new brofur from the top perch. #twofortuesday #makingfriends #therestingpost #restingpost #ivegotmyeyeonyou #catontop #brofurs #bigbrothers #cattree #luxurycattree #halfpipe #viewfromthetop #catsoflosangeles #socialization #gettingusedtoeachother #hissfreezone
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Add a favorite blanket to our Rustic Tiffany Blue "Just A Box" & Holly Golightly has the purrfect place to lounge before breakfast. Get one for yours - because cats love boxes. Etsy Link in profile. #hollygolightly #breakfastattiffanys #tiffanyblue #weloveourclients #realclient #makeityourown #justabox #catsloveboxes #winecrate #catinabox #etsyseller #catsoflosangeles #clientpicture #prettykitty #prettyinpink
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Friday Night Box Pawty in my "Just a Box" ! Get your own !! Etsy Link in Profile #catsloveboxes #fridaynightboxpawty #getyourown #justabox #februaryfirst #retrothecat #partylikearockstar #pawty #boxforcats #etsyseller #etsy #boxpawty #friyay #winecrate #bestboxever #pawtyinstyle #partycat
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Bonding through play is the approach we are taking to introduce Monkey to Stanley & Retro. It's going ok..... Taking it slow in short amounts of time. Monkey is loving it, Stanley is indifferent, Retro is a little hissy. #timewilltell #integrating #letmeintroducemyself #hissyfit #stanleyandretro #monkeykitty #threescompany #andthentherewerethree #catsoflosangeles #catsplay #stillnotsure #smalldoses #littlebylittle #indifferent #lovingit
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We'll have what Sunny's having..... the purrfect way to Caturday. #Repost @therealbombaysworld (@get_repost) ・・・ #catinabox #scratcherinabox #catsloveboxes #opusone #thesleepiestcatsinalltheland #sunnysunning #caturdayinabox #caturday #sunbeam #realclient #weloveourclients #winebox #winecrate #repurpose #furriends #whiskersfordays #illhavewhatsheshaving
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Monkey is learning to play! And use our Scruffy Scratcher. Everything is new to him, he's a bit skittish & was afraid of the feather at first...guess as an outdoor stray he didn't have anyone to play with. He's got the hang of it now! * #socialization #takeitslow #patience #persistance #catscratcher #learningtoplay #funstuff #monkeythecat #catsoflosangeles #scratchthis #clawsbelonginpaws #pawsneedclaws #clawsandpaws #goodkitty #fraidycat #buildthetrust
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