Inside with Cats

Inside with Cats is a collaboration project that introduces six Kingborough cats (along with their humans), who are embracing life on the inside. Inside with Cats is not just about containing cats inside a house, it also explores the various options these owners have used for outdoor enclosures or walking harnesses, and how they keep their cats safe, happy and healthy.

As the ‘humans’ of these stories explain, containing their cats is not just about protecting the native wildlife, it is also about protecting their cats. Knowing your cat and providing for its needs is the first step to having a happy cat who can still lead emotionally and physically enriched lives on the inside.

We would like to hear and share your stories about living with cats. Either share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #InsideWithCats and tag us in @KingboroughTas or contact our Cat Management Officer, Kaylene Allan on (03) 6211 8200 or

These five short films are the first stage of this project, and Council thanks the volunteers who let us into their homes. The next stage will look at cat owners who are looking to transition their cats to being ‘inside’.

Inside with Cats is a partnership between Kingborough Council, Ten Lives Cat Centre, Tasmanian Conservation Trust and the Bruny Island Environment Network.

Watch all five films now!