This project is for another member of my family’s household menagerie.
Our one-year-old cat, Safiri (Sa-fear-ee), was born a runt of a kitten out at my grandparents’ farm. My mother and I found (or rather heard) him in the barn, abandoned by his mother and searching for food. Our hearts melted at once and, to no one’s surprise, we took him home to live with us.
As a kitten, Safiri was mild-mannered and docile, but he soon transformed into our resident Tasmanian devil. I will never understand how that much energy can be stored inside such a small creature. To alleviate some of this energy (and save some of our own), we decided to build him a cat tree. It was time to pull out the carpet squares and get creative...