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Cat Puffer Jacket by Catventure - Black

Cat Puffer Jacket by Catventure - Black

Regular price $47.99 AUD
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Product Details

  • Available in a stylish black and 12 sizes: XS (Kitten), S, M, L, XL, & XXL — with short and long options. Designed to fit cats of all sizes from the dainty to the robust.
  • Constructed from high-quality, insulated materials: Our puffer jackets are designed to keep your cat warm and comfortable. The outer layer offers excellent wind resistance, while the inner lining is soft against your cat’s fur, ensuring warmth without irritation.
  • Jacket-style design for easy dressing — This puffer jacket slips on easily and fastens securely with high-strength Velcro around the neck and belly, ensuring a snug fit that keeps cold air out.
  • Includes a discreet opening for harness D-rings — Designed to be worn over our Catventure Cat Harness, the jacket features a buttonhole opening at the back for attaching a leash directly to the harness underneath, facilitating safe and warm walks.
  • Developed with comfort and mobility in mind — The jacket allows ample flexibility in the shoulders and body, so your cat can move freely and confidently, whether leaping or lounging.

At Cat Harness Australia, we are dedicated to providing not only functional but also stylish and comfortable solutions for your feline friends to enjoy the outdoors, no matter the season. Our puffer jackets ensure your cat stays warm, safe, and chic on all their winter adventures.

Materials

Puffer Jacket

Weather Resistant Polyester: Best for retaining warmth.

High Strength Velcro - reverse directions for neck and chest for extra protection.

Sizing Chart

Cat Puffer Jacket Size Calculator

Cat Puffer Jacket Size Calculator







If your cat is between sizes, choose the size up.

Cat Puffer Jacket Sizing Chart

Size     

Neck

Chest

Length of cat (collar to base of tail)

XS - Short 14 - 21cm 18 - 28cm under 20cm long
XS - Long 14 - 21cm 18 - 28cm over 20cm long
S - Short 17 - 22cm 29 - 37cm under 25cm long
S - Long 17 - 22cm 29 - 37cm over 25cm long
M - Short 22 - 29cm 34 - 41cm under 28cm long
M - Long 22 - 29cm 34 - 41cm over 28cm long
L - Short 26 - 32cm 38 - 48cm under 30cm long
L - Long 26 - 32cm 38 - 48cm over 30cm long
XL - Short 29 - 36cm 41 - 51cm under 33cm long
XL - Long 29 - 36cm 41 - 51cm over 33cm long
XXL - Short 32 - 38cm 51 - 61cm under 35cm long
XXL - Long 32 - 38cm 51 - 61cm over 35cm long

How to size your cat for a harness:

To fit our Catventure Cat Harness, start by measuring your cat and comparing with our sizing chart below. Having the correct size will prevent the cat from escaping. Our velcro adjustable cat harness is easy to put on simple adjust the chest strap first then the neck strap with their front legs in between. Ensure it is a snug fit, not too tight and not too loose.

The easiest way to measure your cats neck and chest circumference is with a soft tape measure. If you do not have one, you can use a piece of string or fabric then measure it up against a ruler.

To fasten your cat harness properly, there should be only enough room for a finger gap between the cats body and the harness. Their elbows should not be able to wiggle out of it if there is only that minimal of space. Please evaluate inside your home before your big adventure! Test to make sure you have purchased the correct size and that if you were to try get your cats elbow to wiggle out, that this won't be possible.

Before you get started:

If your cat has never worn a cat harness or a cat collar it may be a slow transition for your kitty so please be patient. Let them sniff it, inspect it, encourage them with pats and treats. We also recommend the process inside the home as it is easier to put on. More detailed instructions and tips can be found on our blog post here.

When your harness arrives, leave the cat harness out for your cat to sniff and inspect, place the harness somewhere familiar without invading their safe spaces. Once your cat is comfortable and has lived with the harness in their space, we recommend trying on the harness inside the home. Let them walk around in it inside the home before attaching the leash and taking your cats outdoors.

To get your cat into the harness, hold your cat and encourage them with pats and slowly fit the belly band around their torso with a finger of space between their body and the cat harness. Keep giving your cat some nice chin scratches as they may feel a bit strange. Once you feel your cat is ready, secure the neck band on with a finger space of room between their neck and the harness.

Many cats will fall over when they first try a harness because it triggers a survival response. It also might be from having the harness too tight. Help them overcome this with highly attractive motivation (treats) and lots of praise. Don't be disheartened if your cat does not take to the harness instantly. If you rush into it too quickly they may get anxious. Remember small steps to achieving those big goals.

Care & Maintenance

Do not machine or hand wash

Surface clean with soapy water

Do not use abraisive cleaning products

Do not bleach

Do not wring, line dry

Do not iron

To ensure the velcro and fabric stay in good condition, use a lint roller after every use to eliminate as much hair as possible.

When you are finished with your catventure, ensure the velcro straps are fastened back together to protect velcro.

Packaging

When packing our orders, we use FSC certified (Forest Stewardship Council) Certified Managed Plantations tissue paper that is 100% biodegradable, compostable and acid-free.

When we ship your harness we use compostable mailers for all of our orders. Hero Packaging 'HEROPACKS' are made from mainly corn starch and PBAT (a compostable ingredient which bonds the renewable ingredients together). 

To date, Hero Packaging have saved over 16,000,000 plastic mailers from entering the planet and we are proud to be a part of that statistic!

We also use a direct thermal printer to print all of our shipping labels, meaning no ink or toner! Our labels are also compostable (including the adhesive being non-toxic, so safe for your pets to sniff!)

Our Hero Packaging Mailers have a reusable strip, so be sure when you unwrap your parcel to cut nicely along the dotted line in case of return, you can reuse the mailer bag.

For every order we include a set of Instructions as well as a Thank You Card. We use Canva for our print orders, meaning every order we place with Canva, they plant a tree – it is a simple idea with a big impact.

By the end of 2022, Canva will have planted 3.5 million trees in the ground, focusing on native restoration which mimics what a native forest would do. Tree planting sites are selected based on the degree of deforestation and poverty in the region. Canva is committed to working alongside local villages and communities to achieve a successful and longstanding reforestation effort. By creating jobs such as Planters and Site Managers Canva also help to generate social benefits for the local communities.

Learn more about Canva

We are on a mission and committed to ensuring all aspects of your packaging is eco-friendly, compostable and carbon neutral. Dispatching parcels out to all of you and your cats is such a huge part of our business, so we want to do it as environmentally friendly as possible!

You can read more about what we are doing at Cat Harness Australia to improve in sustainability: https://catharnessaustralia.com.au/pages/sustainability

We Support WIRES & Local Rescue Groups

We put our money where our mouth is, meaning we donate $1 for every harness sold to WIRES for the good of the Australian native wildlife.

Every year, WIRES receives thousands of calls for advice concerning interactions between domestic pets and native animals. Sadly, this is a common cause of injury in suburban areas and if the injured native animal is not immediately taken to receive veterinary care, the consequences can be fatal. Luckily, there are some precautions that can be taken to help minimise the risks of wildlife being injured, and to avoid unpleasant situations for your family pet. WIRES strongly promotes responsible pet ownership which is key to a safer environment for wildlife and for domestic pets. You can learn more through the link here.  

WIRES have many initiatives including National Grants, Emergency funding, Landcare Alliance, Specialised projects (more recently Koalas and Native Animal Disease Research), Conservation projects and the Water for Wildlife initiative.

Learn more about WIRES

Through social media, there is even more visibility with the reality that cat rescue groups are facing. As a charity, cat rescue groups depend on community support to cover the costs of running the rescue. The costs include professional care and advisory staff; veterinary expenses including health checks, desexing and any necessary treatments or surgery; vaccinations; microchips; kitty litter as well as costs to promote their adoptions and welfare work plus administration costs.

Cat Harness Australia makes regular donations to a variety of cat rescue groups within Australia. We also exclusively wholesale to rescue groups and small businesses. By rescue groups having being a stockist of our products, their profit allows them fund the costs of their rescue.

If you are the owner of a licensed cat rescue group within Australia and you would like to become a stockist of our products, please reach out to us via the link here.

30 DAY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

We hope you love your Cat Harness Australia purchases. However, if you're not entirely satisfied with your purchase, we're here to help you. Our 30 day satisfaction guarantee will have you purring. Translation: you can return your harness for a full refund of the purchase price if you're not fully satisfied.

Read more about our pawsome refund guarantee here.

Our Hero Packaging Mailers have a reusable strip, so be sure when you unwrap your parcel to cut nicely along the dotted line in case of return, you can reuse the mailer bag.

What happens to our exchange size harnesses?

Ever wondered when you exchange an item where does it go? We have made sure that if return shipping isn't a viable option that we put the trust in our customers to donate the incorrect size to a local cat rescue group. This recycling initiative helps make sure the barely-used cat harness is going to a good home and also encouraging future cat pawrents to walk their future fur babies. Once you have donated the harness onwards we will refund you your harness cost so you can place an order for the correct size.

If there are no local cat rescue groups near you, no worries! You can always return back to us at Cat Harness Australia HQ and we will do the donating on your behalf.

The current rescue group receiving our HQ returns are Kitten Sanctuary. If you are a rescue and would like to sign up to be apart of our harness donation program, please email us at hello@catharnessaustralia.com.au

Shipping & Delivery

We understand the stress of ordering online and not knowing when your package will arrive. Rest assured we will be dispatching all orders within 24 hours of being placed and provide you will full tracking details as well as open support for any queries you may have on when your order will arrive.

Order Dispatch:

We've formed a partnership with Avenue, a remarkable organisation that empowers people of all abilities to participate actively in the workforce. Avenue operates unique co-working spaces where its participants, known as Team Members, contribute to various micro-enterprises. These environments are thoughtfully designed to be inclusive and supportive, enabling individuals, regardless of their support needs, to engage in meaningful work tasks and earn remuneration.

One of these micro-enterprises is order fulfilment for businesses like ours. The Avenue Team Members work diligently to ensure your orders are dispatched promptly, typically within 24-48 hours of confirmation. This collaboration doesn't merely enhance our operations; it also creates opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop valuable skills and contribute to their community.

Included in each order, you'll find an informational pamphlet detailing Avenue's mission, programs, and the profound impact they're making in the lives of their Team Members.

For custom embroidery orders, please allow for 2-3 weeks for fulfilment.

Shipping Times:

We ship with Australia Post from Sydney Metro.

For domestic orders, estimates on delivery can be found here.

For international orders, estimates for delivery can be found here.

Please note that our shipping times do not account for potential customs clearance delays. These are outside our control and can vary according to the destination country. 

Why does my cat fall over?

Most cats have never had any clothing placed on them and cats are more sensitive to tactile stimulus. When first wearing a cat harness, many cats do what we call the “Freeze & Flop” – They appear to be immobilised and lay on their side. Don’t worry! They are not suffering any discomfort; many cats are actually purring while they do this. If your cat does the Freeze & Flop, simply give them some time to adjust and encourage them to move. With daily practice of 1-5 minutes, help them overcome this with highly attractive motivation (treats) and lots of praise. Most cats quickly learn that they can still move freely.

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The first ever Puffer Jacket for cats, specifically designed just for cats (not dogs). This cat winter jacket is perfect for any cat needing that extra warmth inside your home this winter. Ideal for your outdoor adventures with their Catventure Cat Harness too. We designed and developed our Cat Puffer Jacket for 2 years and tested it with Aussie domestic cats.

This cat puffer jacket is ideal for cats of all sizes with 2 x length options for each of our 6 sizes. Our sizes range from a kitten size (XS), up to a full adult Maine Coon (XXL). Plus by adding a long and short version, we can ensure your cat gets the most coverage to stay warm, right up to their tail. For your cat, make sure to refer to the detailed size chart.

Please note: For outdoor adventures, Catventure harness must be worn underneath jacket. 

Key Features:

  • Jacket Style Design: No more trying to zip up a puffer jacket or thread your cat's legs through any holes. This design has a neck strap and chest strap just like our signature cat harness!
  • Optimal Fit and Comfort: Designed with your cat's comfort in mind. Our detailed size chart ensures you can select the perfect jacket to fit your cat snugly and comfortably.
  • High-Strength Velcro: Our neck and chest straps use the same high-quality high-strength velcro as our signature harnesses. Ensuring the longevity of the jacket.
  • D-ring button hole: Our puffer jacket has a buttonhole opening for the D-ring of our cat harness. So you can easily clip onto a leash for outside walks.

Keeping your cat safe indoors reduces the impact of pet cats on native Australian wildlife. This aligns with our mission to promote pet safety and environmental responsibility. For more information on the importance of responsible cat ownership and its impact, please visit here.

Have you ever wondered if cats get cold? Learn how to tell if your feline friend feels cold by checking for symptoms and their body temperature with more information on our blog. Cats love being warm, that's why many cats' coats will come in over winter naturally. However, on outdoor winter adventures, our puffer jackets can ensure they stay warm even in the chilliest of conditions.

Join our community and explore our resources to ensure your cat enjoys safe and enjoyable adventures outdoors. Your support helps us make a huge difference—one cat harness at a time.

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    BUILDING HEALTHIER CATS AND COMMUNITIES

    • Strengthen the bond between you & your cat

    • Enhance your cats physical enrichment with leash walking

    • Support your cats mental stimualtion being stimulated by the new sounds, smells and visuals

    • By bonding with your cat, this also improves your mental wellbeing and self care

    • Feel good knowing your purchase supports WIRES and Aussie Cat Rescue Groups

    • Any harness exchanges for size are donated to local rescue groups

    • Trust in our harness to keep your cat safe

    • Protect the environment by keeping your cat safe indoors

    • All harness orders come with a Free Beginners Harness Training Guide

    • Our social community on Instagram is there to support you on your catventures

    • Fast and responsive customer service to support you along the way

    You can read more research on cats and their life stressors here

    Customer Reviews

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    The Canberra Essential

    tell me you’re Canberran without telling me you’re from Canberra? Neo goes first!! haha look at that puffer!! so cute! definitely purrfect for our Canberra weather! a must try

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    Kendra Greer
    Our cats love these jackets!!

    Our Maine Coons love these jackets, which keep their long bodies warm even in this wintery cold weather. Our white cat especially feels the cold, but he's able to keep active on walks with us, even when it's cold and windy (previously he would huddle next to me in cold weather). They seem quite comfortable in them, which is an added bonus!

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    Hannah Kelesis

    I recently got the Catharness Australia puffer jacket for my kittens, and I couldn't be happier with the results. As a cat owner of 9 furry friends and also a breeder, it's important to me that my kittens are comfortable and safe while getting used to wearing a jacket or harness.

    These puffer jackets exceeded my expectations. The kittens took to them so easily, which is a testament to how comfortable and lightweight they are. The material is soft yet durable, ensuring the kittens are both cozy and secure. I love that the jackets are designed with the cats' comfort in mind, making the transition to wearing a harness smooth and stress-free.

    I highly recommend the Catharness Australia puffer jackets to all cat lovers. Whether you're looking to keep your cats warm or gradually introduce them to wearing a harness, these jackets are the perfect solution. They truly offer the best of both worlds: comfort and practicality.

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    Ren

    Best product for keeping my cat warm!
    He is so comfortable in it, and it keeps
    Him super warm in the Canberra winter, especially when we go for our adventures/camping.
    We got a sample for the company prior to the release so can only imagine the final product is EVEN BETTER, which seems impossible bc the quality is just phenomenal.
    Also, any humans with black puffers can match with their cats!
    You guys are the best, highest quality products and cannot wait to try whatever comes out next.

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    Tracey crawford
    Amazing HIGHLY recommended

    I am so happy with the harness, I’ve been through many which coco escaped and it took us time to catch him thankyou we did, I can tell you coco has tried all his old tricks and no escape. I highly recommend this harness to everyone that has a cat especially a house cat as they need to explore the great outdoors and enjoy outside like we all do.