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« on: January 10, 2013 12:56:09 PM »

Last summer for my Birthday I decided to go to our local SPCA and adopt a cat Smiley Well I ended up coming home with two because our SPCA was having a deal adopt me and my shadow. Which meant that you could get two cat the where paired together so I ended up getting two brother kittens that where 4 months old.  When I started to look for a large cat tree for them, I could not believe how pricey they were so I convinced my husband to help me build one out of an old wood shelf I had. That begin our long weekend build.

Finished cat tree  Grin


Cats having a nap  Smiley


Supplies:
Wood shelf
Carpet glue
Carpet
Cardboard tube
Plywood
Rope
4 L brackets


Gluing all the carpet to the tubes and the wood shelves


My husband cut holes in each level of the wood shelf for the cats to get from the bottom to the top.


All the piece covered with carpet & trimmed with rope


I finished it off by wrapping all of the wood sides with rope for them to climb.

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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2013 02:24:38 PM »

That is amazing!!!!!! I must make this now. I believe my ladies would go crazy! Great job!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2013 02:27:25 PM »

You are the best cat Momma ever.  This cat "tree" is epic.  Well done!
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2013 03:21:18 PM »

My cats were asleep when I looked at this wonderful cat tree with openings and curvy resting beds, and that's good because I am not ready to build them something as fun. This two cats were very lucky when you choose them at the SPCA.
You are so right, these trees are very expensive, even the much smaller ones then yours. Kudos for making one yourselves.
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2013 04:22:50 PM »

This is incredible -- you guys did a great job! Lucky kitties!
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2014 06:38:13 AM »

I bet the kitties love this!
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I've always looked at these scratching posts and cat trees and been annoyed at how expensive they are when they are apparently so straight forward.  This has given me renewed resolve to make one for our two.
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