And that my friends is how our 20 year old Christmas tree that survived 5 other cats died. The boy was most upset when the replacement we got wasn’t big enough to climb.Cats Christmas Ornaments Pajama Family cat lover T-Shirt We waited until he was too old (and fat) to be trying those sorts of stunts. The old boy went to Valhalla earlier this year where I’m sure there are lots of trees for him to climb. Our current two haven’t seen a Christmas tree yet because we haven’t put it up yet because they and my nephew are right at the stage that they will all try to climb it together and this one is only a couple of years old.
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I ended up foregoing the tree and now hang “pine tree” garland around the room about a foot away from the ceiling and hang the ornaments on that. We deploy a few white noise machines just so we can sleep through the inevitable devastation. They’re going to wreck it before we get there to save things, so I’d rather not get woken up by it. Pro tip: loosely hang heavy metal bells on the bottom of the tree. Cats Christmas Ornaments Pajama Family cat lover T-Shirt They’re noisy and distract from the nicer ornaments. If the cats knock them off they don’t get broken and they jingle nicely enough that most cats will just bat them around.
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Plus sometimes they fall off loud enough that it scares the cats away from the tree permanently.Cats Christmas Ornaments Pajama Family cat lover T-Shirt I have four cats and a corgi and this has been a nearly perfect method for protecting my tree/ornaments. Our cats are nice with our tree but we live in a two story building and when you sleep down stairs you’ll hear the two cats upstairs running back and forth back and forth right above you head And then the lights on the tree won’t light on one side because the kitty done chewed the cords in half.