Alternative uses, Cat Scratching Post
We have two PVC Vinyl Fences surrounding our property. If my cats were outdoor cats, they would be walking them. That thought, combined with the ease of sterilizing and washing pvc, gave me the idea to convert this Fence post to a climbing and scratching post for cats.
Standing upward, with a 4 inch square opening, it needs one bolt to secure it to a solid wood bookcase. It can be unbolted to be cleaned. The carpet on it can be replaced. The pvc is easy to cut, if you want to match the post
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height to a piece of furniture.
Home Depot employees told me, when I told them what the post would become, people come to the store all the time to buy components to make their own cat scratching posts!
Playtime, mama cat climbs this to the top in seconds, while her kids stretch on the bottom and scratch. Nearly time for a new carpet, replacement will be easy!
This cleans more easily and has more uses than the sisal covered short wood post/condo that sits next to it.