loading
Picture of Duct Tape Bow Tie - Kitty Cat Edition
2012-09-01 13.59.41.jpg
2012-09-01 14.40.32.jpg
I've always loved duct tape.  Making things out of duct tape was a hobby of mine back in grade school, and has stuck with me for years to follow.  When I decided my cat Schrödinger needed a bow tie, duct tape was the first material to come to mind.

What You Will Need:
Duct Tape
Scissors
A willing cat (preferably one that doesn't eat duct tape!)

Note:  No kitty cats were harmed in the making of this instructable. 

Step 1: Make the Base of the Tie

Picture of Make the Base of the Tie
2012-09-01 14.03.33.jpg
2012-09-01 14.04.54.jpg
2012-09-01 14.06.30.jpg
2012-09-01 14.07.47.jpg
2012-09-01 14.10.16.jpg
Cut a roughly 10" strip of duct tape.  Being very careful to get it straight and not leave any bubbles, fold it in half and line up the ends.  Press the sticky sides together to create a sealed piece of duct tape cloth.

Cut another strip of duct tape of the same length.  Overlap your last piece of duct tape cloth about 1/2" onto the new duct tape, making sure that the long edges are parallel.  Line up the edges and fold the duct tape in half, sealing the sticky sides once more.

Make sure to trim all the edges leaving no leftover sticky spots.  Remember, this is going on a cat.  Cats have fur.  and teeth.  and claws.  Cats really don't like getting duct tape in their fur, or they can use those teeth and claws to inform you of such.
 
YAAAAAAS
So cute :3
I think he likes it! :-)
14, 9:55 PM.jpg14, 9:56 PM.jpg
I cannot believe u got a bowtie on ur cat! I can get 2/3 cats in our house to wear dresses ment for the larger dolls... but not a bowtie
cdog5572 years ago
My cat would kill me.
JonnyBGood2 years ago
I had everything I needed except a willing cat. My cat would kill me if I even tryed good job.
Xthinker3 years ago
So, no one has gotten the joke for the cats name yet, huh. The bow looks very stunning on her by the way!
TheBaldFish3 years ago
Nice! We give our regal kitty Charles a toilet paper ascot on the regular. He loves it. We will have to give this a try and see if he is in.
047.JPG
TheProcrastibaker (author)  TheBaldFish3 years ago
I love it! Charles looks very handsome. :)
Oh, very cute. She looks quite dashing. :D
TheProcrastibaker (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
Thank you! I think so too.