5 DIY Cat Toys You Can Make

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Some people love dog and some people loves cat. They consider their cat as their friend and sometimes they say that cat is there companion because there cat is the one who been with them when others leave. Cats have different shapes, size, color and hair types, but they are unique like us. Cat lovers can say that it thoroughly amazing to have one cat because of the joy they gave to us. But the best thing about cats is that they always love to play like when we are still young, we always loves to play.

Who wouldn’t want to play with cats? What if let’s make toys for our cats and play with them? Instead going to the nearest store and buy toys, why not make some DIY cat toys at home. You don’t have to worry; we can still make fun and good toys for our cats without wasting a lot of money.


You here are some Youtube videos: 5 DIY Cat Toys – affordable, easy and made with materials you can see at home.


Here are the links for 5 DIY Cat Toys:

Party Maker:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YG-W-Q-cdY

Party Maker

Things needed:

  • 1 Coat Hanger
  • 1 Empty Party Mix Bag
  • 1 Colorful Tape

First cut the empty party mix bag into thin strips. Then cut off 10 inch piece of colorful tape and place the end of the strips to the edge of the colorful tape one by one until you finish all the strips you cut. After that, get the coat hanger and remove the cardboard tube and you can now put the strips with colorful tube in the cardboard tube.


Feather Wand:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au8vq3EHkMs

Feather Wand

Things needed:

  • 2 Color of Yarn
  • Dowel
  • Thread
  • Bead
  • Feather
  • Leather strap
  • A string
  • Scissor
  • Drill

Using your thumb, wrap your first full yarn around your hand and cut at the end after that do it again but use another color of yarn, then mixed and carefully full it in your hand and using a string tie it together.

Now cut the loops, after that ready your short leather strap and sew it to your yarn ball then sew the feather to the end of another long leather strap then slide down the bead after that you can now tie them together.

Using the drill make a hole in the dowel put the end of the leather strap and ties it. Now you can play with your cat using the feather wand.


Cat Scratcher:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPLTUDBy82Q

 Cat Scratcher

Things needed:

  • 1 drill
  • 1 12”x 12” Plywood
  • 1 Wood screw
  • Razor Blade
  • Screwdriver
  • Pen
  • 3 Templates
  • 36 inch wooden dowel with ¾ x ¾ square widths

Paint the plywood with the color that you want, this will be the tower base. Then bring out the three templates, cut one template by 8 inch by 8 inch Cardboard Square, one template by 7 inch by 7 inch cardboard square and one template to 6 inch by 6 inch cardboard square then cut the center of three template by ¾ inch by ¾ inch hole. Make 80 pieces of Cardboard Square by 8 inch by inch, 7 inch by 7 inch and 6 inch by 6 inch with a hole in the center by ¾ inch by ¾ inch.

Then, carefully drill a hole in the center of the plywood base, and you will also carefully drill another hole in the dowel about one inch deep, and then you will connect the plywood and dowel using the wood screw. After that you are now at the last step, you will go to put the cardboard (should be largest to smallest) to the dowel down to the base.


Self Petting Station:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKUej0_g2w0

 Self Petting Station

Things needed:

  • 12” x 12” Plywood
  • 14” x 14” Fabric
  • 2 Toilet Brushes
  • 1” x 1” Wooden Cube
  • Staple gun
  • Wire Cutter
  • Glue
  • Drill

Remove the brushes from the handles. Drill a hole to the wooden cube. Then apply glue to the end of one brush and slide the wooden cube over the end then take the other brush and connect with it. After that place in the top of the fabric the plywood, fold the edges over and secure it using the staple gun to this to all sides. Then, make a two hole at the plywood using a drill, get the brushes and connect them with the holes that you make and enjoy your new self petting station.


Puzzle Box:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxt8LsXLh_M

Puzzle Box

Things needed:

  • 1 Glass
  • 1 Razor Blade
  • Marker
  • Plastic Container

Using your glass draw two circles at the lead of your container, after that carefully cuts the circle at the lead. Then throw your cat’s favorite toys inside the container and secure the lead. Now you can play with your cat using this puzzle box.

Fun and easy to do, right? So what are you waiting for try it now and play with your cat at home.


 

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