A cat's instinct is to climb and seek new heights, a cat furniture trees helps nourish that instinct. Cats also like to scratch their nails to trim them and mark their territory. Most cat furniture has carpet or sisal which promotes the scratching of their nails. Cat condo or townhouses satisfy the exploring instinct in these felines. Indoor cats live longer and happier live than outdoor cats but they also run a health risk if they are not active and don't exercise. Cat owners want their pets to be happy and cat furniture helps promote healthy and happy lives.
Unfortunately, some cat owners do not think about how to make their pet happy or healthy while others go a little overboard. For those middle of the road pet owners, cat furniture is not a luxury but necessary for their pet. Cats will establish their territory once they have discovered their furniture. Once they have established their world, they will spend a great deal of time there. In some cases, male cats quit marking their territory with urine once cat furniture was brought in the home. Cat furniture is important since cats like to jump and see how high they can reach.
Cat furniture materials consist of many items and some come already assembled while others are easy to assemble. Materials include glue, nails, screws, carpet, sisal rope, plywood, OSB styrated board and particle board. The best cat furniture is assembled with screws to make the unit sturdy. Screws work best with plywood or OSB styrated board. Fairly new on the market is a carpet that has been recycled and earth friendly which is being used in cat scratching furniture and cat tree furniture. Also a good natural fiber being used on cat furniture trees is sisal. The sisal is harder than carpet and softer than wood and makes for a good material to use on the cat scratching furniture such as scratching posts.
If your cat loves to sit in the window or in the sunshine then a cat perch is the furniture piece to satisfy your cat's needs. Made out of the same materials as the cat tree furniture, it has a ledge big enough to sleep or accommodate those felines that are a little robust in size. Cat beds are also part of the cat condos and townhouses and are usual on the top of cat tree furniture. Cat scratching furniture can exists with just a post of several levels attached to the post.
Cat furniture is a good idea to keep you cat busy and well exercised. It is also important that you cat has an area that is essential his. Providing your cat with the furniture it needs to satisfy its instincts such as climbing and seeking new heights, establishing territory and scratching needs makes for a happier and healthier cat. It should be considered indulging your pet with a cat furniture trees, allowing your cat to live well within your home.