Best Cat Window Perches
Your cat wants to know what’s going on outside. Give her the perfect place to window watch. Check out our list of the best cat window perches.
Does your cat love looking out the window, but she doesn’t have a comfortable way to do so? Well, there are a variety of window perches designed just for felines, and they can give your pet the platform that she needs to keep an eye on what’s going on outside.
To get an idea of what’s available, check out our list of some of the best window perches for cats that we could find. As you browse your options, consider their features and what your furry companion would prefer so you can boost the odds that she’ll love it and use it all the time.
The majority of these perches will mount directly to your window or a glass door, and some of them are more enclosed than others, but we also included an option that doesn’t require mounting it on a window, in case you’re interested in an alternative design. No matter which one you choose, it’s a good way to provide your pet with some environmental enrichment.
K&H Pet Products Universal Mount Kitty Sill
The K&H Pet Products Universal Mount Kitty Sill can hold over 60 pounds, so if you have more than one kitty and they can both fit on it, they can lounge at the same time and snuggle together. You can easily mount this product to your window with the three strong suction cups, without needing to use any tools.
This perch features a soft orthopedic foam base and faux fleece to give your kitty a comfortable and supportive spot to hang out while getting some sun and looking outside. It also has adjustable, snap-in legs, and it will fit most windows that have glass panes that are 17” wide or larger. Measuring 14” x 24”, this window perch for cats comes with a cover that is removable, and it also comes with a 1-year limited warranty.
Note: You can also check out the K&H Pet Products Hooded Universal Kitty Sill. It, too, features a sturdy design with adjustable snap-in legs, and it can easily mount to your window with three strong suction cups. The main difference is that this one boasts a built-in hood with a lookout window to give your kitty some extra privacy and support.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Kitty Sill Deluxe with Bolster
K&H Pet Products has a lot of different options when it comes to window perches for cats, and the EZ Mount Kitty Sill Deluxe with Bolster is just one of many that we’ll cover on this list. This product will fit windows that are least 24” x 19” in size.
Capable of holding more than 50 pounds, this is a sturdy product in a hammock style, so it’s perfect for kitties that like to nap near a window while getting some sun. The comfortable bolsters along the edges can provide your pet with additional support and comfort. And, when it’s not in use, you can simply flip it up so you can close your blinds, curtains, or drapes without the perch getting in the way.
Measuring 12” x 23”, this window perch is easy to assemble and install without any tools. The bolsters are removable, the cover is machine washable, and the frame can be wiped with a damp cloth to clean it.
Oster Sunny Seat Cat Window Perch
The Oster Sunny Seat Cat Window Perch measures 12” x 22”, and it is a great way to give your cat amazing views of the outside, while saving space. You can install this super strong window bed in minutes, without any tools, by attaching the industrial strength suction cups to any glass window or door.
This perch, which comes with a 1-year limited warranty, is designed to remain firmly in place, giving you peace of mind that your pet will be safe when using it. And it can hold up to 50 pounds, so it’s great for larger kitties and cats that want to share the perch with their buddies. Plus, the durable, polyester cover on this perch is removable and machine washable, making it easy to keep clean.
K&H Pet Products Deluxe Kitty Sill Cat Window Perch
Another great option offered by K&H Pet Products is their Deluxe Kitty Sill Cat Window Perch. It features soft faux fleece and an orthopedic surface for your cat to sit on, along with decorative bolsters that can provide additional security and support. You can zip off the bolster to transform this product into a plush sill, and you can remove the cover, which is machine washable.
This strong perch comes with a 1-year limited warranty and measures 14” x 24” x 10”. It is easy to set up without any tools by using the hook and loop that are provided. However, you can also use the screws that are included in the package to secure it into place even more strongly. Just be sure the windowsill is at least 2” deep before installing this product. Once it’s all set up, it can hold up to 40 pounds.
You can choose from two design options: leopard and kitty print.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Scratcher Kitty Sill Cradle
Your cat needs a variety of scratchers to satisfy her natural urge to stretch, scratch, and keep her claws healthy. What’s nice about the K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Scratcher Kitty Sill is that it doubles as a large, durable horizontal scratcher made of recyclable cardboard, so it does more than just give your cat a place to sit by the window. And, thanks to its curved shape, this perch will cradle your cat, so she can easily get into a comfortable position.
You can mount this perch, which measures 20” x 11” and comes with a 1-year limited warranty, to any glass surface using the suction cups. This lets you quickly and easily give your feline a place to call her own that’s high up off the floor. And because it comes with catnip, you can get her interested in it right away.
Note: When the scratcher gets worn out, you can purchase the Kitty Sill Cradle Refill to give your kitty a brand new surface to lounge on and scratch. Also, if you don’t think your kitty would like the cradle design, you can check out the regular Kitty Sill design, which also doubles as a cardboard scratcher but has a flatter platform with bolster-like sides.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Double Stack Kitty Sill Cat Window Perch
The sturdy K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Double Stack Kitty Sill Cat Window Perch is another great product to consider when you want to give your pet a seat at the window that’s elevated so she can enjoy the view of what’s going on outside, as well as what’s going on inside the house. But what makes this product different from the others on this list so far is the fact that it has two levels.
Your cat can choose to use one of the two levels, as she can easily jump from the lower level to the top level through a round hole. And if you have more than one cat, they can all hang out on this perch, thanks to the extra space that it provides (it’s strong enough to hold more than 100 pounds when installed correctly).
As is the case with the other cat window perches on this list, this one is designed to be easy to install. It measures 12” x 23”, and it uses Push ‘n’ Turn suction cups that secure the product to your window. Also, when not in use, you can fold it up so it will be out of the way of your window treatments. Plus, the removable cover is machine washable, and it comes with a 1-year limited warranty.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Penthouse
Another window perch with two levels is the K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Penthouse. What makes this one different, though, is the covered sides with round windows. Great for multi-cat households and kitties that love spending hours sunbathing or looking at the birds outside, this perch can be set in place on most windows and glass doors with the extra strong suction cups that are included.
This product features a secure, built-in ledge to make it easy for your furry friend to jump up and make her way into the covered part of the perch. There are also open mesh windows for increased visibility, along with a plush microfleece pad on the main platform. The top of the penthouse is also lined with microfleece, so it’s comfortable no matter where your cat chooses to sit. And the cover is removable and machine washable.
Measuring 23” x 19” x 9.5”, this perch comes with a 1-year limited warranty. It’s simple to install without any tools. Then, when not in use, you can take it down easily, and the collapsible design is convenient when storing it away.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Window Bed Kitty Sill with Kittyface
Yet another great window perch from K&H Pet Products is their EZ Mount Window Bed Kitty Sill with Kittyface design, which comes with a 1-year limited warranty and offers a totally different shape from the products listed above.
This is a hammock bed with an adorable design. It will quickly and easily mount to any window using the industrial strength suction cups, and you won’t need any tools to get the job done. Once securely in place, it will be able to hold up to 60 pounds, so it’s perfect for larger cats and multi-cat households.
The top of this perch, which boasts a half pod design, makes it easy for your cat to jump in and settle down for a nap or spend time looking out the window comfortably. The removable Amazin’ Kitty Pad that comes in the package acts like an insulator to keep your kitty nice and warm, and it can also help trap dander and fur. Plus, because it’s enclosed all around, this perch helps keep your pet secure while she’s napping.
Note: This product is also available in green and tan color options as well.
K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Bubble Pod Cat Window Perch
The EZ Mount Bubble Pod Cat Window Perch by K&H Pet Products is a unique product to consider for your cat that loves to stare out the window. This perch, which can hold up to 60 pounds, will attach to just about any window or glass door in seconds with the strong suction cup mounting system that is easy to figure out (no tools needed).
Measuring 27” x 20” x 7.5”, this product boasts an enclosed design to provide extra comfort and security to your pet. It also comes with the Amazin’ Kitty Pad, which is soft, warm, and perfect for napping and lounging. The opening on each side makes it simple for your cat to jump into and out of this window perch whenever she desires, and the bubble lets your pet see what’s going on in the house as well.
Available in two colors, tan and green, this product comes with a 1-year limited warranty.
Note: A similar product is the K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Window Pod Kitty Sill, which also provides a secure enclosed perch that your cat can use every day. The main difference is that this one doesn’t have the bubble that lets your cat see out the back of it to be aware of what’s going on inside the house too.
Kitty Cot Original World’s Best Cat Perch
Next up, there’s the Kitty Cot Original World’s Best Cat Perch, which features patented giant suction cups that allow you to mount it securely to any window without the need for any tools. It can hold up to 25 pounds, so it can work for one kitty or two cats that want to cuddle together while checking out what’s going on outside.
This product, which measures 25.5” x 14”, is made of lightweight PVC. It also features tough fabric that is weather-resistant and easy to clean in a sink or tub. The hammock style is sure to be a hit with your furry companions who enjoy being up high to take in the views all around them.
Note: If you notice that the suction cups are becoming worn or weak, you can replace them by purchasing the Kitty Cot Original World’s Best Cat Perch Giant Replacement Suction Cups.
PetFusion Ultimate Window Cat Perch
Don’t like the idea of setting up a perch using suction cups on your window? No problem! Check out the PetFusion Ultimate Window Cat Perch instead. Designed to be sturdy and safe, it combines the features of a climbing post, scratcher, and window perch all in one.
Although this product has a base that allows you to set it up near a window, you can use the three heavy-duty suction cups that are included to firmly attach the top platform to a window and make it more secure. Your cat can use this product for climbing, lounging, and scratching. The top platform measures 20.5” x 16.5”, the base measures 16” x 12”, and it measures 44” tall. Plus, it comes with catnip, a pad for the platform at the top, and three sisal posts. You can even purchase replacement posts whenever necessary to make it like new again.
Made of engineered wood, this product does require assembly, but it comes with easy-to-follow instructions so you can do it quickly. When you need to clean this perch, you can spot clean it using mild soap and hot water. Be sure to pat it dry with a clean towel, and use a lint brush to remove cat hair that has accumulated on it.
Give Your Cat the Best Seat in the House with a Window Perch!
Most kitties really enjoy being near a window so they can look outside and see the local wildlife, smell the breeze, and spend time basking in the sunshine. With the right window perch, such as one of the products listed above, you can let your furry friend take in the best views while feeling secure and comfortable. Whether you think your kitty would prefer a platform or an enclosed perch, there’s something for every feline, and you might even decide to purchase more than one style to give your pet plenty of variety.
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