The New Cat Condos Premier Triple Cat Perch is solidly crafted out of two-by-fours and oriented strand board (often called OSB, an engineered wood panel commonly used in home construction), with each platform supported by at least two pillars. It’s made of long-lasting materials throughout, including a strong carpet that covers the top and bottom of all platforms and is impossible to pull away. Its side scratching posts are also solidly constructed and are tall enough that your cat can comfortably stretch.
If you’re looking for something more affordable, the Go Pet Club 23-Inch Cat Tree is the most stable of the less expensive models that require user assembly, and the top platform is luxuriously large. However, its velour covering is much easier to pierce and pull off than the carpet on our top picks. The Go Pet Club tree is much less expensive, but what you get in return is much less sturdy materials and construction.