Only the occasional cat shares the hammock. Oscar Wild particularly enjoys occupying it by himself. He looks so cute all curled up. He was the runt of the litter and has stayed permanently kitten like in his body proportions. The sweetest cat on planet earth.
This one is XL family size. It's huge! Too huge for one person, actually. It's cotton, thick cords, and washable (in the bathtub) then hung out to dry. I've had no issues with broken strings or anything like that and I've been sleeping in it for 3+ years now.
What with the bloody hypo business, minimalism is where it's at for me. Easy to vacuum under it.... no dust mites. I hate laundry, so a duvet cover is all this needs. The wool duvet works best. The contents don't shift and it's not overly bulky. The really well stuffed down duvets are too hot and awkward. The silk one is not puffy enough. For my back I use a heating pad under the duvet. Yes, I did extensive experimentation before I found the 'Goldilocks' solution. LOL! People think this all is eccentric but if they had my back for a while, they'd change their minds right quick. I bought a Brazilian hammock too but it was too constricting. Only good for naps not for every night sleeping.
Speaking of little fuzzy buddies, Oscar just jumped in with me for his afternoon nap. He'll have it all to himself in a few minutes.
Lately I have discovered the perfect solution to minimizing cat fur on the sofa cushions: The cats now have their own Martha Stewart cat huts and beds. They appear to prefer these to lying on the sofa. Thank heavens. I was wondering why, three weeks after vacuuming the cushions, there's barely any cat fur on them. This was an 'aha' moment. Using the Furminator helps a lot but the Angora kitty has no undercoat or guard hairs. Just fluffy fur so not a candidate for Furminating. She gets brushed but it doesn't really help that much. She just smears her white fluff all over the place. She's spending nap times in the cat hut (one foot and tip of tail sticking out right now). Even the carpet is furless! A miracle.
One sofa has sheepfur rugs on it. Fur does not stick to fur. I found that out a while ago. But the cushions are still fair game.