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We highly recommend using our SureFit® Calculator as it ensures the perfect custom fit for your pet. It requires a couple measurements, but only so we can provide your pet with the very best experience.

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At Walkin’ Pets, we strive to deliver the highest quality products for your pets. We understand that having an elderly, disabled or handicapped pet comes with many unknowns. We want to help make things as easy as possible. We accept returns and exchanges for all our products within 30 days of receiving them in like new condition with all parts and pieces included.

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Walkin’ Wheels CAT Wheelchair

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Product Details

Walkin’ Wheels Rear Cat wheelchair gives cats weighing from 2 to 25 pounds their mobility back! Fully adjustable in height, length, and width. A cat wheelchair improves mobility in paralyzed cats, felines recovering from a spinal condition, and in cats dealing with weakened limbs from arthritis or degenerative joint disease. With the support of a wheelchair cat’s can remain active and regain their independence.

  • On Sale: Rear Wheelchairs $50 OFF
  • FREE STANDARD SHIPPING (contiguous U.S. ONLY)
  • Mini Cat wheelchair fit cats weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Small Cat wheelchair fit cats weighing 11-30 pounds
  • Fully adjustable in height, length, and width
  • Wheelchair Frame made of durable, lightweight aluminum; urethane wheels.
  • Typically ships same day, overnight and international shipping available.
  • Only two measurements required
  • Mini Cat Wheelchair frame available in Blue.
  • Available in PinkBlueSeafoam or Camo ($25 additional charge for designer color CAMO)
  • Adjusts to your pet’s changing health needs, Front Wheel Attachment can be added at any time! (Tip: Some cats with strong front legs, have more success in a full support/4-wheel wheelchair!)
  • Great customer service for any follow up or questions.

If your Cat needs a Full Support or 4-Wheel Wheelchair, please visit our Quad Wheelchair page.

Walkin’ Wheels CAT Wheelchair

IMPROVES FELINE MOBILITY

The cat rear wheelchair provides hind leg support your cat needs to live an active, healthy life. A front wheel attachment can be added for cats needing full limb support.

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VETERINARIAN APPROVED

Recommended by Veterinary professionals around the world, the Walkin’ Wheels wheelchair helps felines to rehabilitate after an injury and stay mobile despite their limitations.

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SIMPLE TO USE & ADJUST

The cat wheelchair features a durable, lightweight frame that adjusts in length, width, & height for the perfect fit. With 2 frame sizes available for any size cat or kitten.

How to Choose the Right Size

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1. Measure the Rear Leg Height to the toe pad, ideally when your pet is laying down. Do not pull the leg tight; leave some natural bend.

2. Measure your pet’s length or armpit to rump (ATR).

Using our SureFit® Calculator? Enter your pet’s Rear Leg Height, Pet Length, Weight and Breed to get the perfect wheelchair configuration for your pet.

Assembly & Usage Instructions

For help assembling the Walkin’ Wheels, putting your cat into it, making adjustments, or getting your cat used to it, here are a variety of resources:

Instructional video and manuals feature images of dogs, however the Walkin’ Wheels is designed to work for cats as well. If you have any questions regarding how the Walkin’ Wheels can help your cat, please contact our Wheelchair Experts at 888-253-0777, we’re happy to help!

Frequently Asked Questions

What comes with my cat’s Walkin’ Wheels wheelchair?

Your pet’s new Walkin’ Wheels cat wheelchair comes with everything your pet needs to get up and walking again!

Please note: both the Walkin’ Wheels Wheelchair box and manual features images of dogs. Dogs and cats use the same Walkin’ Wheels Wheelchair, if you have any questions regarding your Cat and their new wheelchair, please contact our Wheelchair Experts at 888-253-0777.

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What’s In the Mini Cat Box? (2-10 lbs)

  • 1 Frame
  • 1 Front Harness with comfort sleeves
  • 1 Instruction Manual
  • 3” and 5” Width Connector
  • 1 set Leg Rings Rear Support
  • 2 Stirrups
  • Leg Ring Clamps
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B1 Wheelchair Frame:

Mini-B1 Wheelchair Frame comes with Width Connector, Extenders, Struts, and 2″ Wheels installed. This frame size is for the smallest dogs and pets

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B2 Wheelchair Frame:

Mini-B2 Wheelchair Frame comes with Width Connector, Extenders, Struts, and 4″ Wheels installed. Intermediate size Mini for toy dog breeds and small pets.

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B3 Wheelchair Frame:

Mini-B3 Wheelchair Frame comes with Width Connector, (longer) Extenders and Struts, and 4″ Wheels installed. This size frame is for toy dog breeds and small pets weighing up to 10 lbs.

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Front Harness:

The Front Harness will come attached to the Cat Wheelchair Frame, with removable comfort sleeves attached. Red strap goes on bottom, behind cat’s front legs, black strap goes across chest, blue strap clips over cat’s back. The Front Harness may be removed for washing.

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Leg Rings:

The Leg Rings are the rear support system for the pet. Comfortable foam leg rings connected in the center with Velcro form a flexible “seat” for the pet. Rubber-coated wires wrap go through the clamps and around the Wheelchair Frame to connect the Leg Rings easily to the Wheelchair Frame with rubber-coated wires that wrap around the frame to secure tightly.

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Stirrups:

Stirrups are used to hold the cat’s legs off the ground if the rear legs are paralyzed. The top end of each stirrup is secured around each back knob of the Wheelchair Frame. The top lock balls are used to hold stirrups in place; the bottom lock balls are secured above the cat’s hocks.

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Leg Rings Clamps:

4 Double and 2 Single Clamps are included for use if needed. Clamps can be attached to Wheelchair Frame to prevent Leg Rings from sliding forward.

Mini Dog Wheelchair Manual

The Manual:

The manual gives instructions and tips on assembling and using the Walkin’ Wheels Wheelchair.

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What’s In the Small Cat Box? (11-30 lbs)

  • 1 Frame
  • 1 set of (2) Foam Wheels Attached to Struts
  • 1 set of Extenders
  • 2 connectors (7″ and 4″)
  • 1 Front Harness with Sleeves
  • 1 set Leg Rings Rear Support Saddle
  • 1 Belly Belt
  • 2 Stirrups
  • 1 Instruction Manual
Small Wheelchair Frame

B1 Wheelchair Frame:

Mini-B1 Wheelchair Frame comes with Width Connector, Extenders, Struts, and 2″ Wheels installed. This frame size is for the smallest dogs and pets

Width Connectors

Width Connectors:

Your wheelchair will come with two width connectors (7″ and 4″). One is already installed in the back of your cart. If you need more width, the wheelchair comes equipped with a longer connector in the box.

Length Extenders

Length Extenders:

Your wheelchair will come with two extenders (side rails) installed, which determine the length of your cat. The length of the extender should end in the middle of the cat’s front leg. It should not pass the front leg.

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The Front Harness

The cat’s head goes between the blue and black straps. The red strap goes under the cat’s front legs and clips on the side of the harness. The shoulder pads are made of neoprene and keep the straps and buckles from causing discomfort for the cat. Neoprene comfort sleeves wrap around the straps for the cat’s comfort. Comfort sleeves can be cut in half if they are too long.

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Leg Rings:

The cat’s hindquarters are held in place by the leg rings, or our rear harness support system. The leg rings can also be used as a lifting harness when out of the wheelchair; the excess strapping can be touch-fastened together to make handles on each side.

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Wheels & Struts:

The wheels are attached to a metal piece called a “strut.” Each wheelchairs comes with either 4″ or 8″ foam wheels, which are great for all terrains. They feature a dense foam interior with an outer rubber layer. These wheels will not puncture, wear extremely well, and are easy to clean. Your cat’s wheel size depends on your pet’s measurements.

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Belly Belt:

The Belly Belt will help support your cat’s back. It is not always necessary to use the belly belt, but is highly recommended for cats with a long back, overweight or elderly cats, cats with curvature of the spine, and cats with disc problems.

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Stirrups:

Stirrups are used to hold the cat’s legs off the ground so they don’t drag due to paralysis, knuckling under, or foot injuries. The adjustable stirrups are positioned to hold the foot up at the hock. If your cat doesn’t need them, the stirrups may be removed from the wheelchair.

Small Dog Wheelchair Manual

The Manual:

The manual gives instructions and tips on assembling and using the Walkin’ Wheels Wheelchair.

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Tool Kit:

The tool kit comes in a plastic bag and includes an Allen wrench and set screws. The (optional) set screws may be used to tighten up the wheelchair frame and reduce flexibility, depending on your preference.

Can my cat pee and poop in the wheelchair?

Yes! In fact, your cat’s wheelchair is designed so that your cat can go to the bathroom and get the exercise they need. Not only can pets pee and poop while using their cat wheelchair, but their wheelchair also actually encourages them to go. A “down” cat tends to be less active, which can impact the internal functions of their body. Once a cat is in their wheelchair, they are standing upright and moving more which encourages their body to function correctly and allow them to relieve themselves naturally.

How does it work?

Both male and female cats can pee and poop freely while using their wheelchair. The feline’s hind end is fully supported from underneath by their rear leg rings. The leg rings keep your cat in a comfortable and natural standing position. Although your cat will not be able to squat while in their wheelchair, they will relieve themselves while standing.

How do I measure my cat for a wheelchair?

It’s easy to determine the right size Walkin’ Wheels wheelchair for your cat. We only need two simple measurements to choose the right size wheelchair for your pet:

  1. Measure the Rear Leg Height to the toe pad, ideally when your cat is laying down. Do not pull the leg tight; leave some natural bend.
  2. Your cat’s armpit to rump (ATR) measurement. This length measurement is taken from behind the front leg and along your cat’s body all the way to the rump.

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Already have your cat’s rear leg height and armpit to rump measurement? Let our SureFit® Calculator help you find the perfect size wheelchair for your best friend!

Can my cat sit in a wheelchair?

No. Our wheelchair is designed NEVER to collapse on the cat’s leg or spine. We’ve gone to great lengths to be sure of it. The wheelchairs are designed with the help of veterinarians and rehabilitation specialists to hold the cat up, keeping the spine and legs in the optimal position for safety and healing.

What’s more, the purpose of the wheelchair is to give the cat exercise and the freedom to go outside and do his business. When the cat is tired, you should never leave him/her in the chair.

The reviews we have seen of the experimental sit-down spring-loaded style have not been positive. Although we have done a great deal of research, we have not found a safe way for a wheelchair to collapse on a cat.

Can my cat use their Walkin’ Wheels inside the house?

Yes. The Walkin’ Wheels is designed to be used both indoors and outside. If your paralyzed pet needs an indoor mobility solution that can be worn for extended periods of time, we recommend the Walkin’ Scooter.

Can my cat lie down in the wheelchair?

If you have a small cat or kitten with shorter legs, it is OK for them to take a rest up against a pillow or bed. Otherwise, it is not recommended, due to back or disc issues that could worsen by laying down in the wheelchair. A cat wheelchair is designed to help your cat get the exercise they need, your cat should be removed from their wheelchair when they are ready to rest.

Can my cat use their back legs in the wheelchair?

Yes, a cat does not need to be fully paralyzed to benefit from using a feline wheelchair. The wheelchair supports your cat to relieve pressure and reduce the weight placed on their legs making it easier for them to walk. We encourage your cat to use their rear legs as much as possible to maintain muscle mass and to get exercise. If the rear legs are paralyzed, then the stirrups will keep their legs from dragging.

How do I put my cat in the wheelchair?

How soon will I get my wheelchair?

All wheelchair orders placed prior to 12 Noon EST Monday through Friday will ship the same day. Shipping time can range from one to five business days. Express shipping options are also available.

  • All orders over $49 ship free within the continental US
  • Orders typically ship same day: orders must be placed by 12 Noon EST, or 9AM PST for same day shipping.
  • Overnight shipping available.
  • International shipping available.
  • Order will be shipped from our East Coast or West Coast facility, depending on product stock availability.
  • When selecting free ground transportation, we will select the fastest way for you, using either UPS or USPS.
  • If you need a guaranteed shipping time, please select from additional shipping options at checkout.
  • Delivery is 1 to 5 business days for Walkin’ Wheels in the contiguous U.S. and Alaska.
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Will this wheelchair rehabilitate my cat?

Every cat and disability are unique, so is their recovery process. We have seen varying degrees of rehabilitation with cats using the wheelchair. Some felines have been able to improve so much that they no longer needed the wheelchair. While your cat is in the wheelchair, they are getting physical therapy improving their physical and mental health.

What is the return policy?

It is our intention that every Walkin’ Wheels user be happy with their wheelchair. If you experience problems, please call us. Often we can help with a simple adjustment. Please click here for our full return policy.

Can I buy a Walkin’ Wheels cat wheelchair on Amazon?

Yes, you can (rear wheelchairs, only). Go here to see the pros/cons of where to make your purchase!

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For the longest time, petcare products haven’t been made with the highest quality materials and components, and they haven’t included all the necessary features.

That is until Walkin’ Pets started developing petcare products that rival similar products used for people.

Before we opened our doors in 2001, it seemed like our pets weren’t treated like members of the family when it came to medical care products. Pet owners had no other option but to use whatever contraptions they could find online, or in the worst cases, put their beloved furry or feathered family member to sleep.

We knew there had to be a better way.

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When It Comes to the Health of Your Pet, Quality. Matters. Most.

We didn’t cut any corners. Helping your pet live a longer, happier, more mobile life is our singular focus.

Product quality is incredibly important to us, throughout the manufacturing process there are several quality checks along the way. We do initial product inspections at the manufacturer to ensure that our products meet all of our quality standards. We inspect everything by hand. 

Once the products arrive in our warehouse, there is another phase of inspection, where our specially trained team inspects our products again

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