FOUR WAYS TO BUILD A CAT-FRIENDLY HOME
Every cat parent makes changes to their environment to suit their cats—from litter boxes to scratching posts to cozy spots to cuddle. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a house where every detail is designed to delight your feline friends? It can be done! Here are four amazing cat-friendly homes to get you inspired.
The 7 Best DIY Cat Furniture Projects
What do balls of paper, a rolled-up sock and bottle caps have in common? They are all playthings that prove you don’t need to spend big to keep your cat happy.
That’s why we’re serving up a list of the best cat furniture you can build yourself at home! We promise, your cat will appreciate a homemade, Do-It-Yourself cat furniture project far more than one bought from the store. And we suspect you’ll love making them too—so get crafty, cat people!
7 DIY Cat Furniture Ideas You Can Build at Home
1. CAT BASKET
Cats love baskets and they love sitting in the sun. Try this perfect combination of the two, a homemade cat window basket! It will be their favorite cat bed on those sunny days!
2. CAT BED
So you want to know how to make a DIY cat bed? Look no further! This is a great way to put that old sweater to work. Just a few stitches and some yarn and your cat will be purring in no time!
3. CAT SCRATCHER
Get your cat scratching with this easy-to-make, DIY cat scratcher. A few pieces of wood and some rope later, and your cat will be the happiest and sharpest kitty on the block!
4. CAT SCRATCHING POST
Looking for a more heavy-duty DIY cat scratching post for multiple cats? This one has you covered! This one is great for the persistent scratchers and extra strong felines.
5. CAT HOUSE
Going for a little more pizzazz? This beautiful cat house offers plenty of square-footage and skylights! Put on your own finishing touches to make it an extra perfect DIY cat house for your furry friend!
6. CAT HAMMOCK
For the cats who love a good nap, we love this crafty DIY cat bed! Because if your cat needs anything, it’s another place to lounge and relax. Give your cat a cushy hammock for when they’re not lounging on your laptop keyboards.
7. CAT TREES
Feeling a little ambitious? Dust off that drill and learn how to make cat trees that will be the envy of your neighborhood! This DIY cat tree project is perfect for those rambunctious kittens or energetic old cats who love to scratch and climb!
And just like that, your home is a homemade adventure-land for your cat! They’ll love a new place to play or lounge, and you’ll feel proud seeing your creation in use. Still feeling crafty? Use household supplies to create one of these DIY cat toys.