10 Awesome DIY Cat Trees

If you haven’t noticed, the cat trees you have available at your local pet store are very expensive and for the most part, not exactly appealing. Made of cheap carpet in boring colors and designs, they don’t catch on with modern cat owners. s.a.v.e money and keep up your style by making one of these cat trees.

#1 – Traditional style

If you prefer the traditional cat tree, that’s okay! But you don’t have to spend hundreds to make one. Follow this pattern on Instructables.com to make one for a fraction of the price, in colors that match your home.



Image source: Instructables.com

Image source: Instructables.com

#2 – Cat perches

Martha Stewart may be known for her cats, but she also loves cats! This cool perch is a snap to make and looks great.



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#3 – Bookish Cat

Have empty bookcases lying around? These bookshelf clips from Franklin Cat Furniture turn an unused bookshelf into a cat play structure without too much effort! Just be sure to secure the bookshelf to the wall.

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#4 – Drawer Kitty

Jackson Galaxy has a DIY cat tree that uses old dresser drawers . It’s the perfect plant for a bedroom or library.

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#5 – Nature’s kittens

Learn how to make this cool cat tree from a natural genus in this YouTube video by Pixelista. The results are truly a.m.a.z.i.n.g and it won’t cost you much



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#6 – Ikea Kat

This creative gentleman used Ikea parts to build his cat a fun and modern cat tree that looks like it could be a work of art.

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#7 – Cylinder cat

If your cat loves tunnels and hiding places, this DIY cat tree from Lowe’s is perfect. The nice thing about it is that you can make it as large as you have the space and can cover it with carpet, artificial grass, rope, fabric, etc., to suit the style of your home.

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#8 – Block of friends

This fun cat tree is perfect for those who like geometric shapes and lines in their decor. You can paint it one color, or multiple colors to match your decor



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#9 – Wooden cat

Another tree that uses natural wood (it looks beautiful and it’s perfect for cat claws), this one has a foundation added to it, unlike the others.

Image source: Instructables.com
#10 – Minimalist Cat

If you want to give your kitty a place to perch but keep your minimalist look, these cat shelves made from Ikea parts are sleek, elegant, and practical.

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