Why Cat Wall Shelves?

Posted by Amy 09/15/2014 4 Comment(s)


As you consider the possibilities for providing a climbing, playing and lounging space for your cat, wall-based cat climbing systems are an exciting new option.  Here are some of the benefits of creating a vertical environment for your cat:


Space Saving

Traditional cat trees and towers can take up precious floor space.  Moving towards a wall-mounted system of shelves is especially helpful for apartment-dwellers or homes with smaller rooms.  Cats can be provided an excellent climbing environment without sacrificing square footage.



Most cats enjoy observing their world from high vantage points.  This is in large part due to their instinct to protect themselves, and an elevated position for sleeping and playing allows them to spot potential dangers around them.  This harkens back to their ancestry as hunters, retreating from larger predators. Supporting this instinct by providing vertical perching spots provides cats a sense of security and safety.



Especially in multi-cat homes, a wall-based environment allows cats to increase their territory, and helps them to establish social hierarchy by occupying space at different levels.   Providing a vertical territory helps reduce cat-to-cat conflicts and provides a sense of security for more timid cats.



Providing a wall-based cat shelf system encourages your cat to engage in physical activity, climbing and play, helping them to stay mentally enriched and healthy.  In addition to being great entertainment for your cat, you will also be entertained by watching your cat climb and play up high!


Decorative and Custom

You can create a cat wall system that compliments and coordinates your home’s décor using our customization options.  Choose from a wide variety of styles – wooden, carpet, canvas, and more – in your choice of colors.



Start small and build your system over time!  You can always order additional components to expand your cat’s wall climbing system.


"My cats love their wall climbers. They now have 3 out of 4 walls done with different wall climbers.  Highly recommend getting these for your cats!  They will love you for it.  Easy to install."
-- Jody 



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