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« on: May 26, 2007 05:34:27 PM »

I have nerdily named the two "rooms" the Vanilla Tower and the Chocolate Cave, due to their paint colors. I don't think I got a picture from behind, but you can see that paint color in the first picture.

Hubby and I did this almost entirely from scraps of wood we found at construction sites and materials we already had like carpet tacks and nails. The only exception was the $6 roll of sisal rope, but we need another roll to finish the back legs.

Oh, and we bought some wood glue. The carpeting is from several  large scrap rolls I bought about a year ago for $10 for another project.

Lola, the little dark kitty, loves it, but Dave isn't yet so intrigued. The chocolate brown box faces the opposite direction of the white one, so they can get into that from the back side.












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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2007 05:53:30 PM »

That's great!  What a lucky kitty Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2007 05:59:27 PM »

my little man, devendra, would love one of those!
i wish i had more room!!! it may make him forget about little birdies....Sad

ps my cats always have silly names...devvys full name is devendra hessian incandescentantiana
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2007 07:03:56 PM »

oh, i love it! i've been wanting to build one of these for my kitties -- thanks for the inspiration Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2007 09:57:46 AM »

That's awesome! I've been wondering if I could build one of these myself Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2007 10:00:33 AM »

I need to make one for Ruby, she loves climbing and the ones at pet stores are $100+ it's crazy. That one you made is great!
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« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2007 10:22:10 AM »

That is fantastic! It looks as good (or better) than any of the pricey ones I've seen in the stores.

I'm so inspired right now. My cat would love one of those...
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2007 10:55:10 AM »

Amazing job. The whole kitty condo looks very professional. I'm glad your one kitty like it. ^_^
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« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2007 01:42:29 PM »

Wow, this is cool. 

You got a great deal on the carpet scraps, too, it looks like high quality stuff.
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« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2007 04:58:22 PM »

When I first saw this, I was thinking, you can't just stick two PetCo carriers together and call it homemade!  But then I read the description and was blown away!!!! I've been wanting to make/buy one of these for my calico, but they're upwards of $150 for something exactly like what you've made!  You should be very proud of yourself (and your handy hubby!)

Fantastic job! Bravo!
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