Feeling crafty? Homemade cat toys are an inexpensive, creative way to keep your cat amused—and they can be way better than anything you buy in a store! We assembled the best homemade cat toys on the web.
The 10 Best Cat Toys You Can Make at Home
In no particular order, here are 10 easy DIY cat toys you can make with items around your house.
1. Homemade Catnip Yarn Balls
Transform glue, catnip, yarn, and Styrofoam balls into irresistible homemade cat toys. See the tutorial.
2. Homemade Toilet Paper Roll Cat Toy
Save the tubes from your toilet paper rolls, and you can make anything from a cool sphere to a treat rattle. Find out how.
3. Feather Cat Pounce Toy
We love these felt “feathers”—and the little bell is music to our ears. Make your own.
4. Cat Transit System
For DIYers with serious metalworking skills, here’s an outrageous way to route cat traffic in your home. Build it.
5. Homemade Cat Toys Made from Socks
Finally, a use for all those lone socks who’ve lost their mates! Watch the video.
6. Cardboard Cat Palace
Take your cat’s love of a good cardboard box to the next level. See the tutorial.
7. Practically Free Homemade Mouse Toy
Download an adorable mouse template, break out the cardboard and scissors, and voila! Hours of feline entertainment. Get the template.
8. Super Simple Pipe Cleaner Cat Toy
This one’s so easy, your kids can make it! All you need are a few pipe cleaners—the shinier the better. Learn how.
9. Computer Mouse Cat Toy
Rummage through your old computer junk to make this super-cute homemade cat toy. Get step-by-step instructions.
10. Menswear Mice
Have you been meaning to weed out your closet? Here’s a use for all those old shirts and suit jackets that don’t fit anymore! Check it out.
We hope these homemade cat toys get your creative juices flowing. We’d love to see the fruits of your labor! Post your own homemade cat toys on the World’s Best Cat Litter™ Facebook page or share your creations with us on Pinterest or Twitter!