As of my last cats in the alcove post, I had added a 2nd shelf near the cat tree [the one with the black brackets]:
We’d had to move the cat tree away from the TV platform because Bonkers had been jumping from the tree to the TV platform to Birdie’s platforms:
So anyways, getting back to today, I have now added one more mini shelf to Birdie’s collection of platforms [she now has 13 [OMG] downstairs and 3 more upstairs, not including the 2 in the dining room that she doesn’t use]:
This new platform will bridge the gap between the platform above the living room wine rack and the platform in the doorway between the living room and hallway:
I bolted it to the wall with 3 L-brackets:
She hasn’t used it yet, but I have hope.
This morning Jim told me he has twice seen Birdie purposefully avoid the new mini platform. She has jumped over/around it. He pretty much said “it’s in the way – you should remove it”. MEH! So after work today I took it down:
You probably already know how to get anchors out of the wall, but in case you don’t, it’s super easy. You just screw a screw into the anchor:
Then use a hammer claw to gently pry the whole thing from the wall:
After the anchors were out I Spackled the holes:
After work today I washed down the wall to remove the extra Spackle and then touched up the paint. You can hardly tell a shelf was there:
You are on top of things. I would have left the holes in the wall for a couple of months at least before finally getting around to patching them.
HA! They bugged me every time I walked by, so I had to do something. Hubby thinks I’m nuts. He would have voted for leaving them alone for months before patching them 🙂
Well, it seemed like a good idea, but obviously Birdie had her own ideas!
Yes, Birdie definitely has her own ideas. She has her alcove, and we hardly ever see her near the floor anymore! That’s HER SPOT 🙂