Part 1 of this article explored basic facts about cat trees: how cat trees can help timid cats, how cat trees can be a positive influence on cat behavior, and what to look for when shopping for a cat tree. In Part 2 we will conclude with where to put a cat tree, easy ways to create cat trees, and links to more information.
People live in a horizontal world but cats aren’t limited to the horizontal side of life. Cats like to control the horizontal and vertical aspects of their environment. In fact, they rely on vertical areas for safety, comfort and certainly for fun. Providing your cat with vertical options in his territory isn’t just a luxury, it’s a crucial part of feline life. In a multi-cat home, vertical territory can make the difference between a happy household and a feline battleground. One of the easiest ways to increase vertical territory is with a cat tree.