Note to self: remember this as an idea for cat friendly living room. Add dark rustic floating shelves on the side and create one long platform across the top. Add invisible floating shelves on adjacent walls for more kitty mobility.
Update laminate countertops with a concrete finish. -- Use Rust-Oleum to paint outdated brass faucets and fixtures! -- 27 Easy Remodeling Projects That Will Completely Transform Your Home Maybe combine this with a concrete floor stain.