There are lots of easy to make toys for cats and these can often be made from things you have around the house.
Cats love getting into boxes. I bet you have come home with a box and before you can unpack it properly your cat has jumped into it.
Let's look at some of the things you can make out of boxes for cats.
Make a Cat Cave
Sarah from Sadieseasongoods shows us how to make a Cat Cave from a box in 5 easy steps. Or watch the video by Tipsy Elves:
2. Make a cardboard Cat Scratcher
Unfortunately no instructions for this one but it looks quite simple. I would say you would use the sides of boxes cut into rectangles. Cut a centre rectangle out and then glue them together.
3. DIY Peek-A-Boo Box
This is simple to make and you put a toy or treat inside for the cat to maneuver. This should keep your cat amused for quite a while! Find the full instructions at meeow.com
4. DIY Cat Scratch Box
Unfortunately no instructions for this one but it's easy enough to work out. Find a suitable box and then from other boxes cut pieces of cardboard to stack into the box.
5. DIY Cardboard Cat Chaise
Be the talk of your cat loving friends with this amazing Cat Chaise. Find the full pattern and instructions at evilmadscientist.
6. DIY Cat Hammock
Create a stylish cat hammock from a box and some fleece fabric. Great for sleeping or play. You can find the instructions at allyou
7. DIY Interactive Cat Toy Box
Made from a box and some pipe cleaners this makes a very simple and quick toy for your cat. You will find the instructions at petdiys
8. DIY Simple Cat Play Box
I think the picture is self explanatory here. All you need is a cardboard box taped shut and cut some cat sized holes in several spots so you cat can tunnel in and out. You could add some cat toys to make it even more enticing.
9. DIY Cat Play Portal
Again no instruction but easy to work out. Take several boxes and stack on top of each other. Cut cat size holes in various places and make sure you have interconnecting holes between boxes. tape the boxes together. Add one or more cats. Original picture from themetapicture
10. DIY Cat House or Castle
There are so many options here from the very easy to the complex.
Have fun making toys for your cat from cardboard boxes and remember you can find lots of great cat lover gifts at MustHaveBeenTheCat