Aby-a-Day – July 18: Pouncing Playground Bungalow

We went to Petco the other day and saw this cute Planet Petco Pouncing Playground Bungalow.

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It’s basically a fancy cardboard box with a scratcher.

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Except it has catnip and cute stickers to decorate it!

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Tessie was the first to come check it out.

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Jacoby read the instructions for me and made sure the catnip was fresh.

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Then, it was time to start building!

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Yes, Jake…of course you can help!

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First, we built the base and put in the scratch pads…

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…which Jake immediately tested to make sure they were up to code.

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Okay, Jake. I think we’re good.

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No, seriously, Jake. I think we’ve got this.

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Next, we added the catnip to the scratch pads.

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Jake and Tessie were responsible for making sure it was evenly distributed.

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They were very thorough.

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Jake even made sure the scratching still worked once the catnip was applied.

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Then the walls went up!

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There’s still a little porch to scratch on outside the house.

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Jake checked out the front door.

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Yep, the scratchers still work. Good job, Jake!

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The bungalow was carefully inspected both inside and out.

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Then the roof was raised!

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Everyone helped with decorating the little house with the stickers.

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Jake tested out the scratcher on the porch again, just to make sure.

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It’s also good for just sitting on, as it turns out.

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The bungalow isn’t perfect. The roof comes off a little too easily for my liking.

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Angel didn’t seem to mind, though.

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Fire lazors! Yes, overall, I’d say this little house was a big hit. And I have to admit, it was a lot of fun to build!

Petco makes a castle and a skyscraper, too, and they even have a YouTube video about the set.