How to Make DIY Cat Toys

If you're wondering, "How do I make my own cat toys?" We've got four simple DIY homemade cat toy ideas for you.

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Let's get started making these DIY cat toys!

Cat parents will do anything to keep their feline friends happy and purring. Sometimes this means spending lots of money on toys and treats. However, you don’t have to spend a ton of money when your cat will love these cheap and simple DIY cat toys just as much. Let’s get started!

Plus, here’s how to keep an adventurous cat off kitchen countertops.

Project step-by-step (6)

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Step 1

Tools Required

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These are the tools you'll need to get the job done right:

  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Drill
  • Box cutter

Step 2

Materials Required

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DIY Catnip Yarn Balls:

  1. Dried Catnip
  2. Styrofoam balls (preferably golfball size)
  3. Mod Podge glue
  4. Yarn

Toilet Paper Rolls Cat Toy:

  1. Toilet paper rolls
  2. Preferred dry cat food (We like the DentaLife treats)

DIY Cat Wand:

  1. Dowel
  2. Brightly colored twine
  3. Fabric scraps
  4. Small jingle bells

Cardboard Box Scratch Post:

  1. Cardboard
  2. Elmer's glue