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Cat trees are a must have for indoor cats. They satsify cats’ need to climb, they provide a great view of the outdoors if placed near a window, and they offer an outlet for cats’ natural instinct to scratch. Cat trees are especially important in multicat households, giving cats opportunities to share territory on more than one level, without bumping into each other and creating possible altercations.

I really like cat trees that look like “real” trees. In addition to satisfying all the requirements above, they also mimic a relatively realistic outdoor experience for indoor cats – and they look beautiful in your home, no matter what your decorating style is. In my case, they also satisfy the need for some greenery – I gave up on real plants when my first cat Feebee decimated a ficus tree.

I saw the Cat Haven line of cat trees at Global Pet Expo in March, and while the plastic trunks look a little cheap, for the price point, the leaves looked like some of the higher end fake plants, and the trees seem to be reasonably well-made.


These trees are made from pressed wood and feature artificial turf carpet at the base. They come in three sizes, with either a round or square base. They are rated for cats up to 32 pounds in weight, but given my experience with less expensive cat trees in general, I would be cautious if you have larger cats, and would probably consider anchoring the tree to a wall to prevent it from toppling.


The small tree is available from Amazon for $141.02 with free shipping for Prime members.


The medium tree is available from Amazon for $134.99 with free shipping for Prime members (not sure why the medium is less expensive than the small!)


The large tree is available from Amazon for $159.99 with free shipping for Prime members.

A word of caution: some cats will eat artificial leaves, and if your cat is one of them, these are obviously not a good choice!

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7 Comments on Cat Haven Cat Trees

  1. I have a pop-up Christmas tree (like a hoop skirt) that goes down to about 8 inches from the floor. My cat has practically been living under that tree, and I don’t want to take it down. He’s a scaredy cat, and now even when we have company, although he can see out, he feels protected and thinks nobody can see him.

    I absolutely love the tree condo, and it would be perfect if the leaves came down lower. It is too high for him to hide, and he is too old and fat to jump up. If you ever create something like that, please let me know. I know I have to take his Christmas tree down at some point.

    • Love the cat tree! One question I have regarding it is how to clean it? Read and reread your article, but no mention on cleaning it?

      • I would clean it the way you’d clean fake plants – I’ve found that a feather duster works best for that purpose. I would imagine the artificial turf surfaces can be wiped down with a damp cloth.

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