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Old 01-10-2019, 11:01 PM
Wallet Wallet is offline
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Help Safely Insulating Cat Nook

Hope someone can help, or has better suggestions.
There's an open square concrete nook under the stairs by my house, about 4' on all sides and 3' off the ground.

We leave food in there daily for the poor feral cats.

With the cold weather and snow, I'm thinking about insulating this nook. I put cardboard down, but the large opening and concrete sides/ceiling make this a cold and windy spot.

What do you think about about trying to line it with styrofoam insulation?
Home Depot has "Owens Corning FOAMULAR 250 2 in. x 48 in. x 8 ft. R-10 Scored Squared Edge Insulation Sheathing". Would this be safe for the cats to be on top of, especially if they scratch it? I wouldn't want them sickened.

Can you think of better material to wedge in on the walls and ceiling? There is no way to attach anything, since the concrete walls and ceiling are old and flaking.

Thanks in advance for your help!
 

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