Towers are not only reserved for Rapunzel. Cats love to clamber up these towers, and they bring with them great health benefits as well as charm to your living area. They encourage cats to climb and use their muscles. Some even come with inbuilt scratchers, hammocks and great places to lounge around.
The downside: Cat towers can be costly, and your cats cat tear them apart! That’s why a low budget cat tower should be a consideration.
As with any cat tree, it is important that you make sure that it is stable and that it can support the weight of bigger kitties. The low budget cat trees below provide this at an affordable price.
Go Pet Club 52-Inch Cat Tree
This dynamic tower is 52 inches high and comes with three platforms, a condo as well as two fluffy little mice to bat. There are sisal posts, and overall this tower is stable and can support the weight of small to medium sized cats.
The overall quality is good and while not the tallest of trees, it does allow for some great cat exercise and clawing. As for stability, will not wobble and can support multiple cats.
You can view the full line of Go Pet Club cat trees available on Amazon by clicking here
Trixie’s Miguel 25-Inch Fold and Store Cat Tower
If you live in a small place, then this cheap and short tower is great for you. The style is unique, and it folds up for easy storage. It stands at 25 1/2 inches tall and is stable (regardless of its collapsible ability).
The hammock allows for relaxed lounging, and the condo provides the safe space some kitties need. TRIXIE makes this style in a few colors, and the cute additions of a batting ball and mouse, as well as the sisal scratching side, make this a winner.
You can view the full line of Trixie’s cat products available on Amazon by clicking here
Kitty City Claw 47-Inch Mega Kit Cat Tree
If you are looking for a fun jungle-gym looking tree, then this is it. Made with pipes and ABS plastic joints this is one strong tower. While it does require assembly, it can be built in various ways keeping your cats on their toes.
Standing at 47 inches, it allows for climbing and the funky pompoms and sisal polls are a great touch. Also is a definite conversation piece.
You can view the full line of Kitty City cat trees available on Amazon by clicking here
So, if you are looking for something under $50 that won’t collapse as soon as your cat jumps on it these are the best choices quality wise. They are all well-built and provide your cat with height, scratching posts, and perches for them to lay around. Don’t forget to place it by the window so they can see the world outside! We have another article on cat tree benefits and higher priced cat trees which can be found here