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It’s easy to love a cat, but if you’re living in a small space, it’s difficult to find the right spot to stash the litter box. Camouflage it with this clever furniture hack.

Like a previous litter-box hack we shared with you, this one relies on modifying furniture to hide the litter box.This version one-ups the previous one by including a slide-out tray and a holder inside for an odor-absorbing pad. The biggest improvement over the previous version is the increase in size. If you were concerned that the other design was too small for your cat, this one is big enough to fit a storage-tote inside, and comfy enough for even a large tomcat. Check out the full article at the link below to see the insides and built-in storage.

Have a pet-related hack to share? Let’s hear about it in the comments.

[via Lifehacker]

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The climbing trees at pet stores are ridiculously expensive and take up tons of floor space. Help your kitty jump to a royal view, Super-Mario-style, without cluttering your floor or wasting money.

ModernCat showcased a pretty nifty climbing wall designed by one of the blog’s readers. The kitty roost is made from a combination of Ikea products: shelving brackets, small shelves, and wool carpet swaths. With some smart shopping, though, you could buy similar materials just about anywhere. By using the wall itself as the primary support for the cat’s climbing space, you avoid the big footprint of a commercial climbing tree. Inexpensive construction aside, the best part about using the wall for support is you can create a roost as high as your ceilings allow. I know a certain cat at my house that would be thrilled to have a 15 foot tall perch in my office, well above children’s poking fingers. For more pictures and links to the various parts, take a peek at the link below. If you have your own creative pet related project, we’d love to hear about it!

Ikea Climbing Wall [ModernCat]

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