Instructables: exploring - living - pets - cats - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:53:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Twine Cat Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Twine-Cat-Toys/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:34:13 PDT
DIY Pet Tombstone/Memorial Stone! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pet-TombstoneMemorial-Stone/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:14:50 PST
Self Petting Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Petting-Station/
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 15:57:23 PDT
The Awesomest Coolest Easiest Water Bowl for DOGS & CATS! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesomest-Coolest-Easiest-Water-Bowl-for-DOGS-/
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:28:56 PDT
Catpanion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Catpanion-Cube/
Catpanion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UF7O/HJKBYIZT/FSPUF7OHJKBYIZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UF7O/HJKBYIZT/FSPUF7OHJKBYIZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UF7O/HJKBYIZT/FSPUF7OHJKBYIZT.SMALL.jpg rachaelwhitaker Make your cat a companion it can sleep in, a Catpanion Cube! This project can be done over a weekend, so get sewing! (Warning: several cute cat photos follow) Supplies 1 inch thick foam padding (you'll need enough for six equal sized squares) medium gray cotton or similar fabric. (how m...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 18:12:09 PDT
Hidden Litter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Litter-Box/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:42:31 PDT
Cat Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Enclosure-1/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:40:05 PDT
The Survivalist's Cat Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Survivalists-Cat-Tree/
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:20:17 PDT
Two Platform Sisal Rope Cat Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Platform-Sisal-Rope-Cat-Tree/
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:00:50 PST
CUSTOM PET FEEDER http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOM-PET-FEEDER/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:44:25 PDT
How to teach a cat to swim. http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-a-cat-how-to-swim/
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:01:13 PDT
Stylish & Simple Suitcase Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Simple-Suitcase-Pet-Bed/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:52:01 PDT
DIY Cat Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Tree/
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 21:48:08 PDT
Homer's Odyssey, the Tale of a Cat and How to get too many kittens without trying, really fast. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homers-Odyssey-the-Tale-of-a-Cat-and-How-to-get-/
Homer's Odyssey, the Tale of a Cat and How to get too many kittens without trying, really fast. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/69WR/GRTHMWH9/FFI69WRGRTHMWH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/69WR/GRTHMWH9/FFI69WRGRTHMWH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/69WR/GRTHMWH9/FFI69WRGRTHMWH9.SMALL.jpg Vyger My name is Homer, and that's my picture from when I was having a really bad day.  And this is my story. Editors Note: I decided to write this instructable partly in the form of a narrative because I thought it would be more interesting. The story and the history enrich the instructions in this case...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 23:22:57 PDT
Kidney Support Homemade Cat Food http://www.instructables.com/id/Kidney-Support-Homemade-Cat-Food/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 21:05:48 PDT
Super Easy Cat Bed With Toys (From Scraps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Cat-Bed-With-Toys-From-Scraps/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 19:39:43 PDT
Kitchen scrubber filled with catnip for the feline in your life http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-scrubber-filled-with-catnip-for-the-feline/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/13TD/GNBETPE7/FO813TDGNBETPE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/13TD/GNBETPE7/FO813TDGNBETPE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/13TD/GNBETPE7/FO813TDGNBETPE7.SMALL.jpg katerlyn $1 for scrubber that can be filled with catnip   Liquid soap scrub brush Cable ties   Scissors   Catnip (optional)   After seeing my cats repeatedly rubbing against wire shelving, I was determined to find some kind of brush material to make it more enjoyable. Th...
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Thu, 5 May 2011 22:32:02 PDT
Cat Powered Auto Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Powered-Auto-Feeder/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 01:59:56 PDT
Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Cats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2RJ6/FNNK1RE0/FK92RJ6FNNK1RE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2RJ6/FNNK1RE0/FK92RJ6FNNK1RE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2RJ6/FNNK1RE0/FK92RJ6FNNK1RE0.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Everybody loves cats. Our domesticated feline friends have captured our hearts, imaginations and mice for much of civilized history. In turn, we have provided them with food, shelter, kitty litter, snack treats, toys and silly costumes. We have taken countless photographs of them and even have a spe...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 14:41:18 PST
Cat-Powered Automatic Cat Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Powered-Automatic-Cat-Feeder/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2008 20:46:56 PDT
How to make your cat purr http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-cat-purr/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 20:49:37 PDT