Our thinking was that we knew we'd spend our days picking Stanley out of the middle of it, him chewing on the lights, or ornaments crashing to the ground in the middle of the night. Christmas Trees are just too enticing for kittens to stay out of!
What a silly girly she was.
You can always do what an old friend did-they had a mini tree outside or they just decorated a branch of an outside tree...You could always just hang stuff from the ceiling and make the whole place one big winter wonderland...
Don't forget the Christmas stockings though...cats love those if they are big enough for them to climb into!! Find a crinkly one that makes noise ;)
This is a good chance to enjoy other trees - nursery displays, outdoor lights, our favorite... Ruta's does the chandelier tree thing so we always make an excuse for supper there in December!
hug those furfaces for me!
Maybe we'll do that next year.
this year we strung lights above the TV cabinet and also put out some ceramic decorations. We also decorated the outside of the house with lights. feel christmasy enough :)
-Enjoy your furbabys and family- that's all that matters anyway! Sometimes I think if I didn't have all the rushing around to do to clean, decorate, and play "hostess" I could actually realx and enjoy the family more too....
I thought of you today while picking out Christmas cards. There was one with a red cat on it that said something along the lines of the cat singing to himself that he was going to "Wreck the halls" and bring down the tree...it was cute. It made me think of Stanley and how most cats can't resist the lure of the tree!!
More cute (I love the cat that says "I Hate Everything") photo here:
Only one of our cats was ever a tree climber, and she loved an audience. At every Christmas party she would make at least one big dramatic leap into the tree, complete with falling ornaments. Otherwise she was very well-behaved!