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We put up our tree last night and our 10 month old cat (Stella) won't stop climbing up the tree and knocking everything off. How do we get her to stop??

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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The first thing you really need to do is take all the glass off the tree! I learned that the hard way last year.
There are a couplr things you can do.
First, if possible, put the tree and the cat in seperate areas of the house and shut the door in between them. I know this is probably not possible so..
I have heard it suggested to tie the tree to a wall or some thing simalar. This way it can not fall over.
I also have heard it suggested to put tin foil under the tree and they wont walk n the tin foil. You can also buy a couple of those cheapy clear plastic mats or runner rug type things. They have little spikes on the back the keep them from slipping. Turn them upside down and put them under the tree with spikes face up. She may not walk on this either.
You can buy a mat that is supposed to keep them out from under the tree to, I really do not remember what it is called though.
GOOD LUCK! I had two one year old kittens last year, they were horrible!! Now I have a new 7 month old kitten plus 4 6 week old kittens. It is a nightmare! I almost want to take the tree down :cry:
The good news is my two older cats (they are now two years old) have not messed with the tree at all, so they do grow out of it.
 

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this year we put all non breakable trimmings on the tree. it was a real mess last year, cleaned up alot of broken glass. :cry:

even with the nonbreakable ornaments, yesterday morning i found one of the stuffed angel with its wings torn off!!

it's difficult when they are young but they do grow out of it...mostly!! :wink:
 

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It has often crossed my mind to purchase 2 Christmas trees, one for dress-up and the other for my cats. The dress-up tree will have to be kept from the cats. Good luck, as many folks who have indoor cats will not purchase a Christmas tree because of their cats are wont to climb them. :lol: Also, if you have a fir tree in the front yard, it might be better to dress that one up rather than bringing one into the house.
 

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Hey JoJo100,

Good Luck getting them out of the tree. We've tried everything, but my four kittens have moved into it perminantly, I think. They only come down to eat and use the litter. And the whole family thinks the water in the tree stand is like nectar, every drop. Oh well, Christmas only comes once a year.
 
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