I need a thwack on the head. My first cat tree wasn't a success because it was in the corner.
Originally Posted by Laura's Babies
LB (an the others) is/are right! Location. Location. Location!
I moved it a few feet where they could swat me as I walked by and it was a hit. It was an even bigger hit directly behind the couch on the way to the kitchen. It made the tree an extension of the couch.
Before I got my trees, they were always jumping in high places, driving me nuts. Every time i got another cat I would have to get another ottoman, so that I would have one for my feet and one for each cat. I stopped at 4 ottomans.
Three of my trees are by windows as is the feeding table. It's stone and gets warmed by the sun. I have a chair by another window with a bed on it.
The stone table by the window has a view of the birds flocking in the horse pasture. They can chitter at the birds for hours.
I've collected my furniture over the years, but I think you can improvise. I have also found out for my crew that the more stuff that I have on a shelf the less likely they will jump on it.
Chatanuga, Your kitties are lovely, beautiful.
BTW, LB, Giz sounds a lot like Mr. Spunky.
Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.
RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)