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Indoor Cat Towers That Look Like Real Trees Are A Thing And They’re Absolutely Beautiful
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Animals, Cats2 years ago

Indoor Cat Towers That Look Like Real Trees Are A Thing And They’re Absolutely Beautiful

In 2008, Shelley and Joe DelRocco built a cat climber for their cats. The Florida-based husband and wife duo liked the whole process (and result) so much, they began making them for other people as well. Pretty soon, everything grew into a business, and today, they sell their designs to pet cat owners all over the States and beyond. A huge part of their success can be attributed to one particular feature their cat furniture products share. Trees.

That’s right. While most indoor cat beds, condos, and scratchers don’t look anything like the great outdoors, Shelley and Joe constantly improve their designs with a clear goal in mind: to provide the most lifelike natural environment for cats to enjoy indoors. And combining their love for animals with Joe’s experience in building homes, they’re killing it!

More info: ETSY (h/t mymodernmet)

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Some of these cat towers are perfect even for multiple cats. Crafted of wood, cedar, plush carpeting, and silk leaves, they bring out the playfulness in their inhabitants. The movement, rustling, and flexibility exhibited when cats climb to speak of their natural instinct of curiosity. Not only are these cat trees durable interactive play centers, but they’re also beautiful pieces of art that complement the human’s home as well.

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

“Our real cat tree with leaves is designed to focus on your cat’s true nature, bringing out your cat’s primal instincts,” the DelRoccos said. “This method of building pet furniture helps reduce captive stress and encourages your cat to stretch and scratch on the gnarled branches, bark, lichen, and all.”

The houses cost from $574 to $1,199 and are sold on Shelley and Joe’s ETSY store.

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Image credits: PetTreeHouses

Cat owners really appreciate the designs

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Vinnkuu Eagleman
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks very nice, but 1300$ for one? Thats too much

Alexandra Hughes
Community Member
2 years ago

Never mind the trees--check out the tail on the cat in second to last picture!

Lucas
Community Member
2 years ago

There's more tail than CAT! 😮

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SandraG_lak
Community Member
2 years ago

They don't describe these very well. I think they need to point out that the trunk is a real tree and emphasize the leaves are silk (yes it is mentioned but looks like a lot of people missed it). Your cat won't get poisoned by the leaves.

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Vinnkuu Eagleman
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks very nice, but 1300$ for one? Thats too much

Alexandra Hughes
Community Member
2 years ago

Never mind the trees--check out the tail on the cat in second to last picture!

Lucas
Community Member
2 years ago

There's more tail than CAT! 😮

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SandraG_lak
Community Member
2 years ago

They don't describe these very well. I think they need to point out that the trunk is a real tree and emphasize the leaves are silk (yes it is mentioned but looks like a lot of people missed it). Your cat won't get poisoned by the leaves.

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