If you have pets, you likely understand that there are plenty of things that go with having those pets in your home. The common items you need are food and water, but what about furniture? Sure you have likely seen all kinds of dog furniture on the market, but why not furniture for your feline friends? Yes, cat furniture has taken on more popularity in recent years. If you ask your cat, it is likely about time they get equal treatment to their canine counterparts.
So just what is feline furniture?
There are a number of styles of cat furnishings on the market these days. Here's a look at just a few of them.
Cat Beds - Just like your dog wants a good place to sleep, so does your cat. One of the most vital pieces of cat furniture is cat beds. Cats like a space to call their own and to be able to feel safe on. This is just what cat beds can do for them.
Cat Perches - Cats love to look at the world from above. Cat perches are a great way to do this. By giving this selection, it will be able to boost themselves off the ground. Many perches can be set in a window so your cat can enjoy the outside view while still being comfortable.
Cat Trees - Cat trees are great pieces of cat furniture, especially for an energetic cat. Generally cat trees are multi-leveled play areas for cats. Many have a perch on top where your cat can curl up and rest. They also can have toys hanging from them as well as levels that your cat can crawl through and hide in, playing the day away.
Cat Condos - Want to make your cat really happy? Why not get cat condos? These pieces are literally little houses that your cat can curl up inside and feel safe from the rest of the world. This selection also comes in a number of styles from pieces that sit on the ground to condo units that are on the top level of trees.
Before you start shopping for cat furniture, get to better know your feline friend. See the type of things your cat likes, and doesn't like and you can use these traits to decide which ones are the best.
Additionally, you should consider the space you have available. Those with a massive open living room have a lot more options than those who are trying to squeeze into a studio apartment. Decide on what space your cat furniture will be able to have, measure this space, and make sure what you select will fit into this area.
The final consideration is how the piece of furniture looks. If you are putting this item in the main area of your home, you will not want something that looks obnoxious against your décor. Thankfully, most kinds of the selections for your cat come in a number of colors and styles so you can find one that will better blend with your current housing décor theme.
Author Jennifer Akre is an owner of a wide variety of online specialty shops that offer both items and information on how you can easily furnish and decorate your space. Whether it's your living, bedroom, or even your deck or patio, there are many tips you can use to make those spots both functional and beautiful. Today, she offers advice on how to create a fabulous pet area by using charming cat supplies and essential puppy supplies to keep your furball happy and healthy.