Every person that ever owned a cat knows love to look over their territory from a high vantage point and since they are predatory animals, they love to hunt and sharpen their claws on almost any vertical and slightly hard surface, for example, your favorite sofa.  Cats undoubtedly need something to keep them entertained and well challenged during the time they are not sleeping. Having a cat tree and a scratch post is a perfect solution, but they tend to cost hundreds of dollars. So, to save you some grief and some money, we offer you the top 10 DIY cat tree projects that you can do with cheap material, a bit of effort and a lot of love. After making these you’ll have a gentler and less destructive cat guaranteed.

Cat Tree From Real Tree

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IKEA Hack Cat Climbing Shelves

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Puff And Pooh’s Cat Tree

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DIY Wall-Mounted Cat Tree

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Cheap Cat Tree

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The Survivalist’s Cat Tree

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How To Build A DIY Cat Tree

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DIY Star Trek Cat Tree

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DIY Climbable Christmas Tree

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DIY Unique Cat Furniture Tutorial

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