By Jennifer Akre
You have decided that it's time for your family to get a pet. So, one Saturday everybody piles in the van and you head to the local animal shelter to pick out a new cat, but before you go any further, do you have everything in place for that new family member? To start with, you are going to need to get some cat furniture for it.
Cat furniture is the perfect way for your new cat to feel right at home because it will give him or her his or her own place to go whenever it might want to. One of the must have purchases that you need to make is getting a cat house or kitty condo. This will offer your companion a nice place to sleep instead of on your bed at night. One will generally by thicker and circular in shape, featuring enclosed sleeping areas where you cat can go to get comfy. Sometimes, they will be only one level with one opening, but other times there are two, three, even four level options available, ideal for if you have more than one cat. Typically, it will be made out of some type of durable material, like wood or plastic, that will then be covered in a sturdy fabric, like carpeting, so your cat won't ruin it.
In addition to a cat house or kitty condo, another must have cat furniture selection is a place where your cat can go and let off some of its steam. One great option where he can do just that is a cat tree.
It has the general shape of a real tree with a center pole with additional poles sticking out of it. Like the cat house, it is made from a wood/plastic and carpeting combo, providing your cat with an awesome place to run, jump, and play. If you are short on space, then a scratching post would be a good investment since it still offers your cat a place to get rid of its pent up energy by scratching.
These are just a few of the cat furniture selections that are available as well because there are many, many others. Like, deluxe cat gyms, perches, hanging ropes, and stairs. To see all the choices that you could purchase for your cat, along with all those must needed supplies that one will need like a collar, toys, brushes, a litter box and kitty litter, food, and anything else your cat might need is by jumping on the Internet for some online shopping. In no time at all can you get everything that you need for your new pet and it will be shipped right to your home. Now, that is convenient, especially with today's gas prices.
So, if you are planning on welcoming a new cat into your family, make sure that you purchase some cat furniture for it so it can really feel at home. Otherwise, it might feel lost if it doesn't have a place all to its own.
Author Jennifer Akre is an owner of different niche online stores like http://www.simplycatsupplies.com that offer customers not only products, but information relating to furnishing and decorating indoor and outdoor living spaces. There is also a lot of helpful advice to create one comfortable place for your cat. Today, she shares her insight when investing in luxurious cat furniture. Every cat deserves some.