Cat scratching poles, meh
Anyone with pets has probably encountered the issue I’m about to describe. Pet related items are not exactly appealing and tend to stick out like a sore thumb in your house. For example trying to find a well designed cat scratching pole may either prove impossible or lead to insane prices.
In some cases you may think you have found the (seemingly) perfect object, but the focus on appearance turns out to have come at the cost of functionality.
The solution here is simple: create the item yourself. In this case we were looking for a cat scratching pole, but could not find anything suitable. To make a long story short: our cats are now hugging and scratching a sheep shaped scratching pole. Not only a cute sight, but also highly functional – and of course the rope coat suits the sheep well.