How to make cat toys? Top 10 ideas to copy

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How to make cat toys? Top 10 ideas to copy

by Team AllYourVideogames | Jan 25, 2022 | News |


Want to learn how to make cat toys, with easy-to-find, low-cost items? Then this post is especially for you!



Anyone who has a pet knows the need to provide entertainment for the pet. When it comes to felines then, it is crucial to develop their physical and emotional aspects.

Also, providing your cats with homemade toys makes them calmer and prevents them from becoming stressed and destroying your sofa or other furniture in the house.

After all, cats are natural hunters and it is also essential to awaken this natural instinct in a healthy way. The good news is that it is possible to make toys and entertain cats with little effort and money.

With that in mind, we have brought you some options for those who cannot afford to spend and are looking for savings and creativity. Here's how to do it and what materials you'll need.

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See the best cat toys you can make at home for your kitty.

1. Cardboard scratcher

Just with cardboard and glue you will be able to make a scratching post for your kitty to have fun. Just cut it into small squares or strips and stack.

For the structure you can use another whole cardboard or a frame and fix it on a wall, where the cat can reach.


You can choose the shape, location and shape of the cardboard pieces. Here are some inspirations from Pinterest:




2. Wand for cats

The wand is a great option for you to interact with your pet. It can be made of many different materials, the main point is what you will hang to get your cat's attention.


They love to play with wands, even more so with the tutor's participation. Here are some ideas on how you can make your cat's:

3. Cardboard tunnel for cats

The tunnel is a very simple toy to make and is a lot of fun for the kittens. With just a few cardboard boxes, masking tape and string, you will be able to achieve an excellent result.

You can also cover the tunnel with fabric or any other item you like, to make it more beautiful.

4. Cardboard box cat toy

With just a simple cardboard box, it is possible to make an extremely amazing toy in the eyes of felines. See the step by step on how to make a toy with simple objects and stationery items.

In addition, you can also make it with several other materials and decorate as you wish. See some more inspirations:



5. Cat toy with sock

For this toy you will only need one sock. You know that sock that you lost the pair or that you no longer use? It will serve you perfectly.

Just cut a few strips and fill the sock with feathers, which you can easily find at utility stores, craft stores or stationery stores.


Finally, tie it with string and your cat's toy is ready.

6. Cat toy with shoe box and toilet paper roll

Much to your cat's delight, you have the chance to make a shoe box become an amusement park for him. You will only need the box, toilet paper rolls and glue.


You will glue the rolls inside the box, in rows, with hot glue to make them stronger. If you want, you can also decorate and add some more accessories such as feathers and trinkets.



7. Cat toy with egg box

This is another version of the scratching post, which can be made with egg cartons. Here, you'll also need a cardboard box to stack the egg cartons inside.

8. Cat toy with fabric

Did you know that it is very easy to make a toy using only fabric? So it is! You can take some scraps and make braids, knot them and cut them into strips.

There are several ways to make a toy with pieces of cloth, just use your creativity.


9. Cat toy with pet bottle

Another very interesting idea is to make a toy with a simple pet bottle. You will place a bait inside the bottle and decorate as you wish.

See how to make toys for cats with a pet bottle:

10. Cat den with t-shirt

Finally, with a t-shirt, cardboard and a pillow you can build the best shelter in the world, for your kitty to rest or have fun.

Follow the step by step and learn how to make a den for your cat.

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