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What is Oscillot®?

The world-first, revolutionary cat containment system making it easier than ever to keep your cats safe.

Why do cats roam?

Many cats have a natural inclination to roam beyond the boundaries of their owners property to explore the surrounding environment. It's important to understand that cats don't roam because they don't like the company of their owners; They roam because their natural instincts tell them that there may be interesting objects and scenarios to discover nearby.  It's understandable even from a human point of view, why would a cat stay within the confines of their yard when it is so easy for them to scale the fence and make a quick exit to explore new surrounds? 


Although we like to think our cats are intelligent enough to avoid danger whilst roaming, unfortunately most cats lack the foresight and awareness to stay completely out of harms way. All roaming cats will come across dangers and may even be attacked, injured or contract illnesses as a result. There are many hazards facing roaming cats including being attacked by dogs or other cats, being hit by a vehicle, being bitten by a snake, getting lost, stolen and even being impounded and euthanaised by Animal Management.


Cats that roam freely can also become a significant nuisance to the community by eliminating in the neighbors gardens and yards, by digging up plants, killing wild birds and small animals, and if they are not spayed or neutered, by reproducing and often leaving kittens that end up in shelters


It's a misconception that cats NEED to roam to be happy. Cats are generally highly adaptable to changes in their environment and can adjust well to being contained to their own backyard. You can make your backyard an enriching environment for your cat by adding objects your cat can explore and utilise such as a cat scratcher, a cat tree, a tree stump, cat grass, and a nice comfortable bed.

No cages. No nets. No wires. So what is Oscillot®?

Oscillot® was invented by South Australian by filmmaker, Paul Bok, in 2006. Paul noticed an obvious lack of options for cat owners to keep their beloved feline friends safe at home. The only options on the market at the time appeared to be either cages or netting... And let's face it, who wants to turn their yard into a prison! After extensive research and development, Oscillot® was born, right here in Australia!

Oscillot® has no cages, no nets, no wires, and no electric current, it is completely safe and will not cause harm to your cat, wildlife, or little curious hands that may reach up and touch the system. Containing your cat is not only the best way to keep your cat safe, but it also protects native wildlife living in neighbouring parks and reserves.The Animal Welfare League of Australia and the Animal Welfare League of Queensland have endorsed Oscillot® as a safe and responsible method of containing pet cats to their own property.

A metal fence effectively cat-proofed with Oscillot®

How does Oscillot® keep cats safe?

Cats can typically jump at least six times their own height, which makes it easy for most cats to scale and escape the average backyard fence. Cats use a jump-grab-climb action to scale fences... Oscillot® is designed to counteract this technique.


Oscillot® consists of a series of four-bladed aluminium paddles, which are mounted along fence lines between post kits containing bearings. When a cat tries to jump and scale the fence, they place a paw on the paddle, which then spins; the cat cannot get traction and falls safely back to the ground.


Once Oscillot® is installed, the inability for the cat to gain any leverage on top of the fence means escaping over the fence is no longer an option. With most yards, installing Oscillot® alone results in successful cat containment. Keeping in mind, if there are trees, or other ladders or platforms next to the fence, these may need to be 'cat-proofed' also so they cannot be used to aid in an escape. For Oscillot® to be completely effective, the cat needs to be jumping from the ground to the top of the fence in a single motion with no help or anything to climb on the way up!


Oscillot® is fast-becoming the first choice for cat owners in Australia, and across the world, because there are no wires, no cages and no netting, it is cat friendly, unobtrusive and can turn most fences into a cat proof fence, easily and cost effectively.

Why choose Oscillot®?

Oscillot® was designed for easy do-it-yourself installation. All you need are a few tools & a few hours of time. If you don't have the time, check out our Installers list to find handyman.

Oscillot® is 100% Australian owned and manufactured entirely in Australia from quality materials designed for an extended outdoor lifespan.

There are no cages, no nets and no electric currents to harm your kitty. Oscillot® is truly the most unobtrusive cat containment solution in the world

Oscillot® is the only cat containment system with official endorsement from the Animal Welfare League of Australia & the Animal Welfare League of QLD.

Free roaming cats cause major destruction to our native wildlife. By keeping your cat safely contained to your own yard with Oscillot® you're effectively reducing your cats negative impact on our precious native fauna.

Statistically, cats kept safe at home outlive free roaming cats by 8+ years. Keeping your cat at home with Oscillot® also reduces the likelihood of contagious diseases and eliminates the risk of dog attacks and car accidents.

We want our customers (and their cats) to be 100% happy 100% of the time. Should you not be completely happy with your Oscillot®, return it within 60 days for your money back on the Kit..

Oscillot® is a premium product, we're happy to back it with a 3 year manufacturers warranty. If there's a fault with any of the components, we'll replace them free of charge.

Oscillot® was designed for easy do-it-yourself installation. All you need are a few tools & a few hours of time. If you don't have the time, check out our Installers list to find handyman.

Oscillot® is 100% Australian owned and manufactured entirely in Australia from quality materials designed for an extended outdoor lifespan.

There are no cages, no nets and no electric currents to harm your kitty. Oscillot® is truly the most unobtrusive cat containment solution in the world

Oscillot® is the only cat containment system with official endorsement from the Animal Welfare League of Australia & the Animal Welfare League of QLD.

Free roaming cats cause major destruction to our native wildlife. By keeping your cat safely contained to your own yard with Oscillot® you're effectively reducing your cats negative impact on our precious native fauna.

Statistically, cats keps safe at home outlive free roaming cats by 8+ years. Keeping your cat at home with Oscillot® also reduces the likelihood of contagious diseases and eliminates the risk of dog attacks and car accidents.

We want our customers (and their cats) to be 100% happy 100% of the time. Should you not be completely happy with your Oscillot®, return it within 60 days for your money back on the Kit.

Oscillot® is a premium product, we're happy to back it with a 3 year manufacturers warranty. If there's a fault with any of the components, we'll replace them free of charge.

Which fence types are suitable for Oscillot®?

Oscillot® is very well suited to metal fences; the Stratco Good Neighbour fence is perfect for installation of this system because of its clean lines and the absence of posts and rails. Oscillot® can also be installed onto other types of fence including Colorbond, Post and Rail,  Timber/ Wooden, Masonry, Vinyl and Composite Fencing.


For Oscillot® to be effective, we strongly recommend that it is only installed to fences with a minimum height of 1.80 metres (6" foot). This recommendation is made because this is the height at which the system has been tested and proven to be effective.For fence heights lower than 1.80 metres, the concern is that a cat could scale up the fence whilst still maintaining enough composure and accuracy to place a paw under or over the top of the Paddles and get enough of a grip on the fence to scurry over.

How is Oscillot® installed?

Oscillot® is available in easy DIY Kits. The DIY Kits include of all of the components necessary for a typical installation for the relevant meterage of the Kit. The installation process only requires the use of a few tools and a few hours of your time. You can read more about installation by clicking here.

If you're not sure how to work out your requirements, or have any questions at all, please contact us and we'd be more than happy to work out what you will need to complete an Oscillot® installation for your property.

If you don't have the time or 'know how' to install Oscillot® yourself, give our friends at Hire A Hubby a call and see how they can help. They have 'Hubby's' across Australia. Call them on 1800 803 339.

How to buy Oscillot®

Oscillot® is available for purchase online on this website for customers located in Australia. If you are located outside of Australia, we may be able to ship to you. Please contact us to arrange a quote including shipping to your region. 


Oscillot® is also available off-the-shelf at most Stratco stores in South Australia and Western Australia. Click here to view Stratco stockists. We recommend calling Stratco on 1300 185 185 to check stock availability before heading in store. 


If you are located in Europe, North America, or New Zealand click here to find a Distributor in your region


If you are located in South Africa, Brazil or Singapore please contact us for a quote including shipping to your region.


Oscillot® is sold as a DIY product. Please contact us if you would like our help to work our which DIY Kit would be suitable for cat-proofing your yard, We're more than happy to work out your requirements and check out any photos and measurements of your yard so we can confirm suitability and offer any specific installation advice where possible.  


Although we do not offer on-site measure & quotes or installation services, we have a list of Installer contacts across Australia offering their services for the installation of Oscillot®. Click here to find an installer.


The only cat containment system of its type in the world.