by Mr. Ducke
Cat Condos Cat Gyms and Placing The Scratching Post
Since cats enjoy a room with a view, cat condos combine scratching surfaces with comfy perching and hiding places. These, too, range from simple to lavish and from inexpensive to costly. Usually made with concrete building forms (the large, sturdy cardboard tubes used to set concrete), condos are covered with carpet and offer several cubby holes. Since cats have an instinctual desire to explore dark, den-like places, condos quickly become popular with the feline crowd.
Make your own: Cat condos are a bit more complicated to build since they usually require cutting holes in, and gluing carpeting to, concrete building forms. However, it can be done if you have the time, patience and basic tools.
Cat playgrounds combine scratching surfaces with a stimulating variety of other elements, satisfying your cat\’s natural