DIY Crafts Pets Picks

Easy Crafts For Cats, Made from Trash!

Posted on July 2, 2020 by

Do you like spoiling your cat? I know I love spoiling Mady and Mortis with toys and treats – the problem is that they get bored with stuff so fast and money gets wasted. I searched high and low for cat toys you can make at home for pennies and even tested a few out (with the help of my furry assistants).

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This video by Furball Fables has a lot of trash to treasure toy ideas. I created a few balls from cardboard tubes and the cats liked them for the most part!

diy cat toys

Morty preferred rings and that is an option – especially if your cat hunts rubber bands.

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Do you have socks sitting around collecting dust because you lost their mate? Turn those socks into fish! Craft Factory shows you how to make a fishy toy in minutes.

diy cat bed

I made this kitty bed with a cardboard case from bottled water. I painted it (using nontoxic acrylic paint) and added some marker dots to make it cute. I bought a $1 sheet of felt to line it – but feel free to use an old towel or blanket if you wish.

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If you are more adventurous you can craft a colorful cardboard mansion inspired by Like Amagic’s video! Check out all the fun details!

diy cat toys

No matter what you make I am sure your kitty cat(s) will be happy. Just remember all toys need supervision when in use to keep kitties safe.

2 Comments

  • Reply
    Danielle
    July 5, 2020 at 3:09 am

    Cute ideas! I’m hesitant to buy my cat new things since it seems the more I spend, the less likely she is to actually use them, but DIYing from leftover materials is a great way around that!

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      kendy
      July 13, 2020 at 12:01 am

      I hope your cats like these diy crafts!

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