In need of helpful ideas

In need of helpful ideas

We have a larger patio at our new apartment. It also overlooks a walk-way (which our old on did not.) I'd like to have more privacy but I'm looking for some inexpensive ideas for something I can use to make it a little more closed in.

I currently have one bamboo shade like this one. I'd probably need 3-4 more of those to enclose the patio, and at $30 each, it's just not feasible. It has to be relatively nice looking from the outside, so property management doesn't get upset. Someone in our complex has a similar bamboo roll up shade that takes up the whole of their patio, but I can't seem to figure out where to get one/pricing.

Bonus points of it will keep my cat on the patio so they can go out occasionally and sniff about (they're not allowed to be 'outdoor' kitties beyond the patio point.

Thanks for any advice in advance!!!

-C

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