Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of Catster print magazine. Click here to subscribe to Catster magazine.
Check out these feline-friendly stylish pieces that will create a two-paws-up space for the cat or cats in your home.
Lovers of Italian culture will appreciate this cat tower that pays homage to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Carpeted interior steps lead to the top of the tower, where cats can perch and survey their empires. Weighed down by a wood base, the tower has three detachable shaft pieces for moving and cleaning. The tower is 67 inches tall.
$685, Square Paws
Your cat will feel like king of the jungle when he perches atop the Baobab cat tree. This wooden behemoth is much more attractive than the carpeted monstrosities from your childhood. Four “branches” lead five feet up to the top, where a larger platform awaits.
You can design your own tree by selecting the base color (six options) and choosing from mohair or plush scratching surfaces, available in multiple colors. Square Cat Habitat donates 5 percent of the purchase cost to animal charities.
$395 to $795, Square Cat Habitat
Whether you live near the ocean or just wish you did, this distinct perch will bring the seaside into your living room. Plus, imagine the hilarious photo ops of your cat chilling on this amusing tower. Its crudely spray-painted lettering calls to mind real lifeguard chairs. It stands 42 inches tall.
$525, Square Paws
Manufacturers have finally caught on that people want cat furniture that isn’t ugly. The Natural Sphere Cat Tower is made of all-natural wood and woven banana leaves, which blend seamlessly into your home décor.
Your cat will love to stretch out and scratch the sisal rope-wrapped leg, and you will love the machine-washable bed cushion.
For cats who love to hide, the Vesper V-tower offers plenty of options. the modern design is a good fit for contemporary interiors.
This is great for multiple-cat households; two cubes and one tunnel provide three equally awesome places for resting or playing — no fighting over the prime spot. Available in walnut or black.
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