When my husband Bill and I moved into our home 10 years ago, we installed a shelf in the kitchen, above the sliding glass door where I could display some of my favorite Mexican pottery. Years later after we adopted our Orange Boys Oscar and Felix, they liked to jump up on the shelf from their nearby cat tree. Needless to say, most of the pottery was knocked off…..a sure message from them that they’d prefer to have the shelf as a cat perch. So we made it into just that…a shelf lined with soft blankets and cat beds for them to get up high and take naps.
Granted, most people would label us nuts for not being upset about the broken pottery. We on the other hand, thoroughly enjoy seeing how much the boys love their little retreat above it all.