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Cat Tree Condos

Updated on August 20, 2013

Cat Tree Condo Reviews

Best cat tree condos revealed! A summary of reviews for the best rated cat condos and towers around. Purchasing a cat tree, or cat condo for your favorite feline isn't always easy; there are so many choices. Cat furniture is available in many styles, often called cat towers, cat condos or cat trees, however those are loose terms and many are a combination of more than one style. Look no further, this site lists the most popular and best rated cat furniture, giving a review of each cat condo, complete with dimensions, photos and both the pros and cons of each piece. This site is a compliation of comments from numerous reviews into one review for each cat tree, tower or condo.

Cat Furniture - Things to Consider

There are many things to consider before buying cat furniture, here are a few:

Size One of the biggest considerations is the size of the cat tower, and the available space that you have for it in your home. Not only do some of these cat towers take up a large footprint on the floor, but they come in a variety of heights, up to and beyond 6ft tall.

Multiple Cats How many cats do you have? If you have multiple cats, be sure that there are enough perches or condos for at least several cats at a time.

Size of your Cats The size and weight of your cats will also be important. Large cats will need perches and covered condos that are large enough to accommodate them. Cats weighing more than 14 pounds will require strong sturdy construction. Ensure that perches on long poles have added support or reinforcement. Some cat towers have midway platforms that connect all poles, thus giving added support to the taller perches. Also ensure that you retighten screws every few weeks or months.

Carpet Some cat trees are completely surrounded by carpet, including the underside of perches, some aren't. Some cat furniture uses faux fur instead of carpet. Some people prefer the look ane feel of faux fur over carpet, whereas some think carpet provides more cushioning, as well as better grip.

Age of Cat If you have older cats you might want a cat tower with ramps to help them reach the higher levels.

Scratching Posts Almost all cat owners want a good scratching post included in their cat tree, with sisal rope being the preferred material. If you cat will use the scratching post, hopefully that will minimize the damage to human furniture!

Style There are cat towers that are stylish and will fit into your sleek stylish home, they look more like furniture than the classic cat condo. If you select a carpeted cat condo, consider whether the color of the cat condo will fit in your home, or choose an more neutral beige color.

Assembly Most cat condos or towers require assembly when they arrive. There were some that came with limited instructions on how to assemble the units, while others were clearly labelled and more straight forward. There are a few cat towers that come pre-assembled, so if you want to avoid the hassle, look into those. Use the cat condo reviews as a guide, but remember, it's also very subjective; what is easy for one person to assemble can be a headache for another, and vice versa.

Most Popular Cat Tree

Armarkat Cat Tree A7401

★★★★ 1/2 from 523 Reviews

With three perches, two ramps and two kitty houses, your cats will love to exercise, nap and watch the world around them in this great cat tree. It's neutral beige color will fit in with most décor.

Pros:

Solid wood

Sturdy

Easy to clean faux fur

Easy to assemble (for most people)

Varying heights and hiding spots

Cons:

Large Size

Comes in a heavy box

Some people prefer carpet versus faux fur

Dimensions: 50(L) x 26(W) x 74(H) inches

Armarkat 7401

Cat Tree, Beige
Cat Tree, Beige

Let your cat explore, climb, scratch, or simply nap on this top rated cat tower. Set it by a window and let them see what's going on in the outside world.

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Exercise is vital to your cat's physical health. In the wild they sleep about 16 hours a day, but spend much of the rest stalking and hunting prey, or teaching their young to do it. It is imperative that indoor cats have plenty of opportunity and room for exercise.

★★★★★★★★★★★★

5 Star Cat Tower

Armarkat 72 " Cat Tree A7202

★★★★★ with 138 reviews

This 72" (6 ft) tall cat tower gives your cats plenty of vertical playroom. With 5 platforms, one hammock, plenty of sisal scratching posts and a kitty house, this cat tree is sure to be well received by your cat, or cats. There is also plenty of room for multiple cats on this cat tree. If your cat doesn't use the hammock, you can use it as storage for cat toys.

Pros:

Great perches for the cats

The cats love it, even as it is being built!

Very sturdy

Soft faux fur

Great scratching posts

almost all positive feedback for this item

Cons:

A few people had problems with the instructions, but most assembled it without problems

As per the instructions, be sure to take off the 'display' toys and secure better ones, as these display ones are attached with elastics, which could get wound around your cats.

Dimensions: 53 x 22 x 72 (H)inches

Armarkat A7202

Armarkat A7202 72-Inch Cat Tree, Beige
Armarkat A7202 72-Inch Cat Tree, Beige

Toys, perches, a condo and even a hammock, this cat tree has plenty to offer your furry feline.

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Combat Boredom Cats are naturally very curious and in the wild there is no lack of things to discover and explore. It is important for an indoor cat to have plenty of stimulation and places to explore. A tall cat tower gives your cat something to explore, and if placed near a window, provides them with a perch to view the world outside and entertain them. They love to watch birds and squirrels.

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Great Cat Tower

Molly & Friends Step Stool Sleeper

★★★★★ with 48 reviews

Pros:

Large 18 inch perches

Very sturdy

Comes pre-assembled

Space requirements are less than other cat condos

Great for multiple cats

Carpet is wrapped around all pieces

Cons:

Package is large and heavy

There were very few complaints about this cat tower in the reveiws

Dimensions: 66" (H) on a 24 inch x 24 inch base

Molly & Friends Step Sleeper

Molly and Friends "Step Stool Sleeper" Premium Handmade 4-Tier Cat Tree with Sisal, Model 2323, Beige
Molly and Friends "Step Stool Sleeper" Premium Handmade 4-Tier Cat Tree with Sisal, Model 2323, Beige

With room for 4 cats, this roomy, fully carpeted cat tower is sure to please your furry feline. It even has sisal rope scratching posts, to save your furniture!

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Scratching Post providing scratching posts should not only save your furniture, but it keeps their claws sharp, helps them stretch, and let's them mark their territory.

★★★★★★★★★★★★

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Large Cat Tree Condo

Go Pet Club Cat Tree

★★★★ from 49 Reviews

With 6 platforms, 2 kitty houses, 2 ramps and plenty of scratching posts, this cat tree has plenty to offer your cats. At six feet tall, it gives your cat a good view of the room and outside if he's beside a window.

Pros:

Cats want to play on it before it's even built

Sturdy

Great beside a window for a vie.w outside

Plenty of hiding spots

Roomy for multiple cats

Fun dangling mouse toys

Cons:

Instructions are not clear, or missing.

Some complain that the perches can be a bit wobbly, although others say it just needs to be tightened properly

Top perches might be too small for a medium sized cat to lay on.

Dimensions 50"W x 26"L x 72"H

GoPetClub Cat Tree

Go Pet Club Cat Tree, 50W x 26L x 72H, Beige
Go Pet Club Cat Tree, 50W x 26L x 72H, Beige

6.5 feet tall cat tree condo, with 2 condos and various perches will give your cats a comfortable fun tower to exercise and nap on.

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Many cats that are insecure will benefit from having a place to "perch". It can give them a sense of security and dominance to get up high, and away from things. This is also often helpful to a situation with multiple cats if one is being bullied or picked on. Allowing them somewhere to get away can sometimes help.

★★★★★★★★★★★★

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73" Beige Cat Tree Pet House

★★★★ 1/2 from 43 Reviews

6 Perches, 2 kitty condos, 2 ramps, plenty of sisal scratching posts, and a few dangling cat toys.

Pros:

Easy to assemble - 20-30 min

Cats enjoy sitting on top looking out windows

Great value for the price

Space for multiple cats

Cons:

Wobbles a bit, but not to a point of concern

Assemble ladder properly for stability

Packaging for delivery wasn't the best

Dimensions 27" x 23" x 73" H

Large Kitty Condo: 20"(L) x 15"(W) x 12"(H)

Small Kitty Condo: 15"(L) x 12"(W) x 10"(H)

★★★★★★★★★★★★

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Modern Sleek Cat Tower

The Refined Feline Lotus Cat Tower

★★★★ from 8 Reviews

If you want to provide some fun perches and scratching posts for your cats without compromising the sleek stylish look of your home, this is the cat tower for you: modern, minimalist and stylish.

Pros:

Available in honey, mahogony and espresso wood colors

Stylish, sleek design

Sturdy

Berber carpet mats

Sisal scratch pads

Smaller space requirement than some cat towers

Cons:

More expensive than many other cat towers

Heavy box

Less reviews to read and compare

Some holes were out of alignment for assembly

Wood screw hole covers did not fit tightly

Dimensions 20 x 20 x 69 (H)inches

Modern Cat Tower

The Refined Feline Lotus Cat Tower in Espresso
The Refined Feline Lotus Cat Tower in Espresso

Stylish, sleek, modern design, for the more discerning cat owner. Give your cat a place to nap and play without compromising your style.

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Smaller 5ft Cat Condo

Armarkat Cat Tree A6202

★★★★ 1/2 from 37 Reviews

With 3 platforms, one tunnel, one kitty condo, a hammock and plenty of scratching posts your kitty will find lots to do in this smaller cat tower.

Pros:

Easy assembled

Good Value

Has soft faux fur covering all plaforms

Great sisal rope scratching posts

Is big enough for multiple cats

Cons:

Tunnel on the top is a bit small, won't fit a large cat

The tallest post is a bit wobbly, better against a wall for a heavier cat

The hammock is a bit small, but if isn't used, is great for cat toy storage

Dimensions: 36"(L) x 20"(W) by 62"(H)

Armarkat Cat Tree A6202

Armarkat Cat Tree Model A6202, Beige
Armarkat Cat Tree Model A6202, Beige

About a foot shorter than some of the taller cat condo's, this unit still gives your cat several perches, a hammock, a kitty condo and soft faux fur to cuddle up on.

 

★★★★★★★★★★★★

Tall Sturdy Cat Tower

Molly & Friends Pinnacle Extra Large

★★★★★ from 9 Reviews

This is a very sturdy, tall cat tower, which requires a limited amount of space in your house or apartment. This cat tree has 4 open platforms and two round cat condos located on the bottom and top. It is completely covered in carpet and has on sisal rope scratching post. It comes pre-assembled and ready to play.

Pros:

No assembly required!

Very sturdy - multiple cats jump and climb on it without problem

Carpet surrounds entire unit

Spacious platforms for bigger cats

Roomy for multiple cats

Small footprint

Handmade in the USA

Pros:

No complaints from the reviews

More expensive than many others

Dimensions: 90"(H) on a 24" x 24" weighted base

Molly & Friends Pinnacle

Molly and Friends "Pinnacle" Extra-Large Premium Handmade Cat Tree with Sisal, Beige
Molly and Friends "Pinnacle" Extra-Large Premium Handmade Cat Tree with Sisal, Beige

Small footprint, very sturdy, hand made cat tower provides roomy platforms for multiple large cats.

 

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      Criterion 2 years ago

      Thanks for the sharing SandyORiley. I am setting up a cat tree condo too at http://the-criterion-executive-condo.com

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My cats would love one of these.

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      rawwwwwws lm 4 years ago

      I have an orange tabby, so this lens is great.. maybe buy him one!