In this Instructable you will learn to make a nice, comfy place for your pet to sleep, rest and play. It is suitable for pretty much any mammal i can think of, the only limitations being the size of your pet (elephant hammock?). I have both ferrets and a cat and they both love their hammocks (especially the ferrets). Anyway, its easy to make very cheap and effective.

By the way, ignore my rediculous sewing and try to do it better than me. I really, really suck at it!

Step 1: What you need.

you will need:

1. An old t-shirt, sweatshirt, sheet or other scrap of material you have lying around (I used a t-shirt).

2. Scissors

3. String

4. (optional) needle and thread.
A heavy weight bath towel easier to deal with. Just saying.
Great idea!&nbsp; (Although I&nbsp;doubt my cats would be impressed enough to let me sleep alone in my own bed, just so they could sleep in the hammock!)<br /> <br /> Couple suggestions, though.&nbsp; When filling in the neck hole of the t-shirt, using one of the discarded sleeves would be good, without decreasing the available length.&nbsp; And when making the loops for hanging the hammock, it isn't really necessary to cut off the unused &quot;frilly parts&quot; - just let it hang down for an admittedly sparse fringe - but it may amuse the creatures a bit.&nbsp; As for the suggestion of adding a dowel or other stretcher, this makes the hammock more roomy but far less stable.&nbsp; If you've ever tried a stretched hammock yourself, you know what I&nbsp;mean!&nbsp; Probably better to just add a bit of pillow and be done, eh?<br /> <br /> Still, I'm more tempted to try this method of getting the cats off MY bed than many another I've come across!<br />
&nbsp;in the last step where u thread it thro the row of loops, u cood also add with the thread, a stick or bar therd to give a bit more surfacearea
OMG! I made it a little different, but wow! It worked!
Wow! I never dreamed making a pet hammock would be this easy! I'm going to make one for the ferrets at the local pet shop! THANK YOU!!!
Cool!!! I love the humor you added, too...Great job! Thanks for sharing!
Thank you for sharing! I have a bunch tees need to be get rid now to make it into hammocks to donate to shelters and my pets. :)
hey you took those pics on my b-day
Well, you may not sew great, but you have an awesome idea and are a kind pet owner. Good for you!!
YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! I made it, and it turned out great. Since my cat is like a sumo cat, I hot glue gunned the extra straps (after your done sowing them) down, which helped a lot... But my cat doesn't really like sitting in it... =(<br/>
Cool project, I got a school holiday now so I'm gonna make this for may cats.
Great job. That's a cool T-shirt. Maybe I could do this for my teddy bear(s)! Just kidding. Great Instructable!
That is a nice little DIY item, especially for say a ferret, the ones that seem to appreciate the finer things in life....like lounging :-)

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