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5-Star Buys: A Handcrafted Cat Bridge

by Katie Hawley

Jul 11, 2019

This one-of-a-kind resting spot is beloved by felines far and wide—and by their humans, too.

A cat lounges in a roped cat bridge from CatastrophiCreations
Photo by: CatastrophiCreations

In our 5-Star Buys series we spotlight popular Etsy items that recently struck a chord with shoppers—and let their rave reviews do the talking.


As any cat parent can attest, it can sometimes seem like your favorite feline companion possesses an almost psychic ability to predict your next move—and promptly turn your intended destination (your pillow, your keyboard, your go-to spot on the couch) into their personal resting place. One way to reclaim your space, and give your pet an eye-pleasing perch to call her own? A custom-built wooden cat bridge. Crafted from sturdy pine and available in three attractive finishes and nine lounge-worthy lengths, this ingenious design from Michigan-based cat furniture workshop CatastrophiCreations is beloved by kitties far and wide—and their humans, too. In the words of one happy cat caretaker:


A cat lounges in a roped cat bridge from CatastrophiCreations
SHOP: Roped cat bridge from CatastrophiCreations, from $195

“Stunning! The bridge is unique, breathtaking, and brings excitement to my cat. The rope is durable; she can’t chew on it. I appreciated that the bridge came pre-assembled and saved a potential headache. The installation was simple and the quality is great.” — DS


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Katie Hawley

Katie Hawley is a senior editor at Etsy. She's also an aspiring weaver, a perpetual snacker, and head-over-heels obsessed with her dog.