Should The Refined Feline Change the Lotus Cat Tower? Give Your Opinion and Enter to Win!

Mon, Jul 25, 2011

Climbing & Perching

The Refined Feline is thinking of redesigning their Lotus Cat Tower and they want to get your opinion. They’ve prepared an online survey that takes just a couple of minutes to complete. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a drawing to win one of the designs.

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27 Responses to “Should The Refined Feline Change the Lotus Cat Tower? Give Your Opinion and Enter to Win!”

  1. 1
    carol

    Love the look of these towers. Maybe a litle more padding on the shelves.

  2. 2
    Dina Osinski

    My Walter needs one of these in the worst way! He is such a kitten still and loves to climb and play! I have been trying to keep him busy with new toys and treats but he still seems to get bored very easily and gets himself into trouble. lol

  3. 3
    t whitehurst

    Do not change a thing. They are works of art. Purrfect just as they are.

  4. 4
    Amy

    They are just lovely!!!! IF I did anything it would be to put a bed on top to give the furkids somewhere to sleep in comfort. My kids love to do that.

  5. 5
    jmuhj

    The only thing I’d desperately love to see changed is the PRICE.

  6. 6
    Maudie

    I have the original tower and my cats love it … of course it’s aesthetically pleasing for me too, but the cats’ opinion is paramount in this instance! I’m not so keen on the design that looks like a bookshelf – I think it’s nice for multiple cats to have a chance to be king of the castle and the top perch looks a little too small for that. I like the softer lines of the new design, but I’m still a fan of the original and would recommend it to anyone.

  7. 7
    Carole

    I like the contrast of the polished wood and the curved lines. Yes, perhaps a little padding at least on the top platform. These would make elegant additions to any furnishings. My cat would feel so classy!

  8. 8
    jadedea jade

    i agree with jmuhj. price change would be awesome.

  9. 9
    Kiakat

    Love all the designs!! Favorite would be the original.

  10. 10
    Colleen

    It would be fun to see my cats jockey for the top!! I like them all. I think the cats would prefer the 2 with the kitty cubbys.

  11. 11
    Kris p

    I love the look of the bookcase one! Seeing how my cats already love the tops of my bookcases, I think they’d be overjoyed to have one of their own.

  12. 12
    Susan Roragen

    I like the original the best. But my cats like to lounge and/or roll and it seems like a lip or edge on the top would give them a little more security to enjoy their perch. Especially the top of the bookshelf one is too small for comfort, seems like. :)

  13. 13
    peg

    love the bookcase style. we us an old bookcase and they love it, but they would love your cause of the cutouts make it easier to go from level to level. access is the best.

  14. 14
    Tania

    That looks so professional and artsy, perfect for any modern home and keeping the kitties entertained and happy. I hope they keep the same design for the Lotus. Its very sleek and isn’t an eye soar like most carpeted cat tree houses.

  15. 15
    Shannon

    No! I like the original best.

  16. 16
    Scott

    My wife and I bought the Lotus Tower for our cat and he loves it but I definitely think that the redesign on the far right is better.

  17. 17
    Deb

    I like the original design the best. I think a larger platform at the top so both cats could perch on it would be good. The bookcase one does not have large enough area for cats to be comfy.

  18. 18
    laura

    I like each one for there different designs, but for my home & personal taste I would choose the third option.
    Although, as a previous commenter mentioned, it would be nice for the price to be “redesigned”… lower.

  19. 19
    mitsucat

    I personally own the white mini lotus tower, and I absolutely love the design as well as its functionality. We put it next to the window, and our cat Jiji loves hanging out on the top of the tree all the time, looking outside the window or just napping on it. The only thing is she does not use the scratch pad on the side, but it’s just her (she does not do much of vertical scratching.) Otherwise, both I and my cat are extremely happy with its original design. I chose this tree over others mainly because it’s just so beautifully designed and goes sooo well with our modern furniture. I’d be really sad to see the elegant curvy lotus shape go…

  20. 20
    mitsucat

    And honestly, I don’t think it’s overpriced for its quality. You get what you pay for.

  21. 21
    vickie

    new price would be good. My cats like to climb and chase each other i know they would love to see who could stay on the top shelf the longest, i love the design and dont see a need for change.

  22. 22
    Andra

    What I would love to see is it made in the USA. The price doesn’t bother me however, if I’m going to spend $400 on it, just charge me $450 and make the thing in the USA. It probably would help the environment not having to ship it from Asia (I cannot remember exactly where it was made but it was not the USA.

  23. 23
    amanda brown

    i think all 3 are paw-some!!! i have 3 fur-babies of my own and all 4 of us would love love this. they love to be up high and that seems to be the tv and thats too dangerous for my loves so the bookcase 1 would be purrfect…i can put their beds on it!!!

  24. 24
    loriG

    We have this. It goes well w/ our decor, so we luv it. My kitty Louie , I’m not so sure. He luvs vertical scratching yet will not use the lotus scratcher. He won’t even touch the thing so a redesign on that would be nice. The cushions are not that desirable for a cat to hang out on.I plan on going to a fabric store to make my own cushions for Louie.He does’nt seem to like the lotus ones. He has’nt once laid on either of them. He does like to hang out on the shelves though , but it seems a little challenging, took him a long time to figure out how to manuever the Lotus w/out hitting his little head so a redesign on the shelves would be nice as well. more open maybe. For the price it really was’nt worth it, ESPECIALLY since it was such a pain to put together. Nothing lined up. It took my hubby a good afternoon to tweek the lotus & get it together. He’s a good sport. I would have sent it back. It is pretty wobbly also, could be a little more stable on the redesign. All in all, it seems pretty low quality for the $$$ we spent on it. Such a disappointment, but we have it now. It at least looks nice & Louie does enjoy it occasionally. They really do need a redesign though , just for the functionality & safety for the kitty cats. Keep the look though :)

  25. 25
    Maria

    It is perfect. Maybe more colour options?

  26. 26
    BRITTANY

    Our boy loves the Lotus Tower. I am not a fan of these new designs, but perhaps increasing the shelf size of the existing Lotus Tower might be an option. Also, BRING BACK THE REFINED LITTERBOX!! Thank you.

  27. 27
    sydney

    its awsum, but maria is rite, more color options


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