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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 12:39 AM Thread Starter
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I thought they had cute designs for cats and if someone wants to catify their home for their companions!

The Vertical Cat - Innovative Handcrafted Cat Furniture, Trees, Shelves, Stairs - Create vertical space to enrich your cat's environment


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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 01:34 AM
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Some really neat stuff!
Or ideas to spark DYIs!

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And the name but the Cat Himself Knows, and will never confess." T.S. Eliot
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Thanks, I want to put shelves down my 30' hall, but those are a little pricey. Anyone know of less expensive ones?
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I know, I see things like this and start wondering how could I do something like that (only cheaper!) I'm seriously thinking about clearing off the top of my bookcases! That would give them another
12 ft. of high space to play on, my book cases are already anchored to the wall so wouldn't have to worry about falling.
I think I'm under Cat Mind Control! :rolleyes:

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I especially like their window shelves - great idea having a shelf that spans the entire length of a window and attached at the sides.

I've thought about adding cat shelving in my bedroom (I already have a layout in mind), but my cats don't really spend a whole lot of time in there, so I don't think it makes sense, and I already have cat shelves up in my spare room aka the unofficial cat hangout.

What I can definitely do is add shelving along the bottom of my windows to create enough space for a lounging spot - my next project!
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Love those! But I'm cheap too, so I made my own using ikea Ekby shelves. I cut one in half and bought two sets of brackets and some good brick screws. Then I just stapled a square of free carpeting from Menards on it and voila!

Here's a picture of my project, total cost around $40!

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OMG....stares at that BEAUTY!!!!
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post #8 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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Wanabe Catlady are those the IKEA brackets? I just bought some for my SO to make some cat shelves in our unofficial cat room. I think they look very finished and tasteful. Nice job and your kitty is beautiful. Is he a polydactyl?


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Yep! They are from ikea. They are part of that whole ekby shelving system.

And yep, he is a polydactyl! One extra toe on each paw


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post #10 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-07-2013, 11:40 AM Thread Starter
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Some more inspiration for the DIYers on the forum!

Overview of how to build a floating cat shelf - YouTube

Notice how his cat keeps trying to help!


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With my hands, they will know comfort...With my action, they will be free...
~TNR and Rescue changes lives of animals.~

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