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10 of the Best Human Cat Towers on Instagram

Watch the cats in these pictures turn their humans into real-life furniture by climbing up them.

Phillip Mlynar  |  Jun 6th 2014


Have you ever been a human cat tower? You know, that thing that happens when your cat decides to climb up you in a fashion usually reserved for scaling his own piece of feline furniture? It normally ends with the kitty deciding to sit in a totally uncomfortable place on your body while giving off a look of calm intent as if nothing untoward has just occurred.

The situation happened to me the other day with my cat, Mimosa, while I was lounging on the couch. That got me wondering whether human cat towers were a widespread thing. A quick search though the vaults of Instagram suggested that the answer was a resounding yes.

Here are 10 of the finest human cat towers on Instagram:

A proud pose completes the scaling of a human cat tower. What posture!

These days, human cat towers are very technologically savvy. They also make fine iPad stands.

A disinterested gaze lets the human cat tower know the joke is definitely on them.

Legs make for a fine human cat-tower base. (Strange, indoor sandal-like footwear optional.)

Here our furry friend takes on the role of an impromptu mustache. Multitasking at its most effective.

A sturdy cat tower can support two kitties at the same time.

Butt bumps help make the climb up a human cat tower an enjoyable experience.

Sometimes your human cat tower is not tall enough and all you can do is gaze upwards and dream.

A sophisticated full-arm human cat tower expedition in action.

Remember: Any and all body parts can help give shape and texture to a human cat tower!

Has your cat ever used you as a human cat tower? Tell us about it, and show us pictures for proof!

About Phillip Mlynar: The self-appointed world’s foremost expert on rappers’ cats. When not penning posts on rap music, he can be found building DIY cat towers for his adopted domestic shorthair, Mimosa, and collecting Le Creuset cookware (in red). He has also invented cat sushi, but it’s not quite what you think it is.

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