8 Cat Window Perches Where the Curious Indoor Kitty Can Kick-It

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Is there any animal out there that understands the art of relaxation like a cat? We all wish we could chill out as cats do on the daily, but it's not all easy living. Cats need regular rest and even a change of view to stay healthy. Getting a cat window perch for your feline can help them live a better life.

Not all kitty cots are created equal. Some are freestanding, others hang from the window, and others are mounted on walls or sills. Find out what perch is right for your indoor cat.

Best Cat Window Perches for Feline Friends

Best in Style

1. Hauspanther Nest Perch Cat Scratcher - Espresso

This pet perch is purrfect for the adventurous kitty who likes to take a seat every now and then. There are a plush resting seat and a built-in cat toy that you'll even want to swat. Heavy-duty wall mounts improve the durability, so it's sure to be your sunbather's favorite spot for a long time.

Best Under $21

2. LSAIFATER All Around 360° Sunbath and Lower Support Safety Iron Cat Window Perch, Cat Hammock Window Seat for Any Cats

LSAIFATER offers a strong suction window mount that collapses easily for better accessibility. The canvas platform is removable, machine washable, and highly breathable. The only downside is that you'll wish there was a human-sized one for your own sunbathing.

Looks like the strong suction cups work well! Diana says her cat loves it.

Best Double-Deck

3. Suzicca Cat Window Perch Hammock Bed Double Decker Deluxe Suction Cups Seat Cat Shelves Sunbath Hammock Bed for Cat Hold UP to 20KG 44lbs

A velvet sunny seat. Hemp scratching pillars. This double-decker piece of cat furniture is more hip than your favorite cafe and pretty sturdy too. Tested up to 44 lbs, tough PVC can hold a large cat or two smaller pals.

Best for Large Cats

4. K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Kitty Sill Tan 27 X 11 X 6 Inches

K&H offers a cat window hammock with industrial-strength suction. The EZ mount window bed is like a convertible that your cat can birdwatch in. K&H even provides a free "Amazing Thermo-Kitty Pad" to keep dander off your window and in the cat bed.

Best for Beauty Sleep

5. sweetgo Cat Window Perch-Mounted Shelf Bed for cat-Funny Sleep DIY Kitty Sill Window Perch- Washable Foam Cat Seat

Sweetgo's cat window perch is more like one of those window sill reading nooks, but where your cat can daydream about catching innocent birds. The plank folds to become a super space-saving cat bed.

Best Scratching Post & Bed Combo

6. PetFusion Ultimate Cat Window Climbing Perch 45" Tall (Tree Sisal Scratching Posts, Modern Design Simply Suctions to Window.) 

Some perches hang on the windows, some on walls, but this cat tree is free-standing. It's an Amazon best seller for that reason: tall enough to offer a window view and with all the upward adventure of climbing like a predator.

Best Under $10

7. Cat Window Hammock, Cat Window Perch, Cat Window Bed Holds Up to 35lbs by PobbY

This $9 window perch is a budget-friendly pick for small cats. But, don't let the price fool you. I know it's cheap, but the quality is far from it.

Lauren gave it five stars and wrote, "I *almost* returned this thinking it wasn't really necessary, but finally gave it a try and glad we did because our two kittens LOVE IT! Right now, both kittens (age 4.5 months) fit on it together, but I'm sure for full size cats it would only fit one at a time. The suction is sturdy and I don't have any concern of it falling."

Add an orthopedic foam bed in the wintertime to keep your cat warm and happy. Be sure to clean when needed, the space-saving bed can be cleaned by hand washing.

Runner-up for Large Cats

8. Oster Sunny Seat Window-Mounted Cat Bed, 50 Pounds

This $17 cat perch can hold cats up to 50 pounds. The washable cover is a major perk, along with the pricing.

A customer said it's a huge hit in her household.

This post was originally published on April 12, 2021.

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