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How to Sew a Fish Cat House

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Your cats will love this! As I began sewing it together - it's as though my cats knew I was making something for them. My cat Tommy (in the photos) loved the new home instantly! She was laying all over the material even before I began sewing things together. So the fishy cat house definitely looks crazy and a little silly - but that's what is great about it! You can easily alter the pattern and just use it to create a house for your kitties without making it into a fish. That's up to you! The full pattern is available so you can download in the next step. The final cat house will be approximately 25 inches long by 9 1/2 inches tall and 12 inches wide.

Also, I researched these online and only found the same old strange looking fish cat houses that people have made, based off of one single pattern that's sold in stores. I didn't like how it looked and the reviews weren't so good. So, I made my own. It's not perfect but I like how it turned out. :) This project is a little tough to sew when you get to the end - and you have to maneuver this big thing around your sewing machine. But if you're up for it - let's get started!

I couldn't figure out what to call this!!! A cat-eating fish house - a fish-eating cat house - I'm so confused! :) lol... So I stuck with a Fish Cat House!
 
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Cindy024 months ago
Cute
studleylee10 months ago
My little Kharman Ghia would love this. I'm gonna make one soon.
HollyMann (author)  studleylee9 months ago
awesome to hear!
AnnaBanana112310 months ago
Funny...Very funny.
jessyratfink10 months ago
Ahhhhhhhhhhh! How did I miss this? It's so cute! I might need to try something like this so Lu stops stealing Roscoe's dog bed. :D

And Tommy is just beautiful!
HollyMann (author)  jessyratfink10 months ago
Thanks Jessy! :) That's cute Lu keeps stealing the dog bed! :) Cats are so funny. Your cats are beautiful too!
origami9910 months ago
Purrfect! My cats will love this. Thanks!!
shazni10 months ago
Awwww so cute! lovely :-)
If there was a PET contest, this would had been a grand prize winner :). Great work Holly :). I am not a cat person but your cat looks so cute inside the fish mouth :D.
I think it has a really good chance in the craft contest, too! I hope you have entered it, you've certainly got my vote!
oh yes, almost forgot about that :).
HollyMann (author)  BrittLiv10 months ago
Thank you guys so much! I did enter it into the Craft one :) thanks for the support!
Treasure Tabby10 months ago
LOL its usually the kitty that's enjoying a fish dinner and not the other way around. Love it and I'm sure the kitties love it too. But If I was to make something like that for my kitty it would have to be large since he loves to spread out. I would have to make a whale shark possibly. Or some other type of shark? Hummm
HollyMann (author)  Treasure Tabby10 months ago
A whale shark would be awesome! Too cute!!!
M.C. Langer10 months ago
The irony of a cat inside the mouth of a fish. Amazing job Holly!!!
ChrysN10 months ago
That is so adorable, I love it!
HollyMann (author)  ChrysN10 months ago
Aww thanks Chrysn!
lotuslady10 months ago
Brilliant idea! This is an awesome cathouse! :3
HollyMann (author)  lotuslady10 months ago
Thank you lotuslady :)
Attmos10 months ago
Cool! I like the concept of seeing a cat relaxing in a big fish, funny.
HollyMann (author)  Attmos10 months ago
Thanks Attmos!
lgiuliani10 months ago
Adorable! Tommy sure seems to love his Fish Cat House=great idea!
HollyMann (author)  lgiuliani10 months ago
Thanks!!! :) Tommy needed her own hideout!
GorillazMiko10 months ago
This is the coolest thing I've ever seen.
HollyMann (author)  GorillazMiko10 months ago
Thank you so much - that is such a nice comment! Awesome!
ynze10 months ago
...and much prettier than a actual catfish :-)
HollyMann (author)  ynze10 months ago
Thanks!!! :)
marcellahella10 months ago
Soo nice! If my cats will look at instructables they will sure pretend one!
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