Instructables: exploring - living - pets - cats Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:41:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super Mario Cat Box
Super Mario Cat Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrJumbles I stumbled across this gem on the interwebs, seeing as no one makes it, I figured I should tell you how I did it. I stumbled across this site when I was about half way through so sorry I dont have pics for the earlier parts.I wrote this up how I built it, However if I was to build it again. I wou...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:32:34 PDT
Kitten Vanity Litter Bin
Kitten Vanity Litter Bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 I couldn't take it anymore, whenever I would walk into the bathroom, I would have cat litter on my feet. No matter how often I cleaned the mess up, there would always be more on the floor in just a few hours.There had to be a better way to contain the arrant litter pieces from covering my bathroom f...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:32:00 PDT
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!)
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darwinfish It's a simple problem. We have one geriatric cat who barely eats and two Norfolk Terriers who love cat food. Turn your back for a minute and the dogs will seek out the cat food and scarf it. The dogs put on a show of being sorry if we catch them, but as soon as they have another chance, they go for ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:04:08 PDT
CATPISS - preparing your cats for the Apocalypse
CATPISS - preparing your cats for the Apocalypse - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart When the Apocalypse comes, I'm gonna be prepared. I don't want to be driven by the events and I'm not going to resist in a classic way. I'm going to anticipate. It's not only about me, in fact. Everyone around me needs to be ready. Physically ànd mentally.Like you know, a lot of cats are sharing our...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:51:03 PDT
Inescapable DOG, CAT, Human Walk to Connecting Building, (Kennel Panels) Covered and Sheltered from the Elements
Inescapable DOG, CAT, Human Walk to Connecting Building, (Kennel Panels) Covered and Sheltered from the Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> katerlyn BONUS: AN INSTRUCTABLE created by a SECURITY CAMERA... PHOTOS CAPTURED, TOOLS Easy 5-foot fence panels 5-foot matching gates Landscaping supplies, tiller, dirt, hoe, etc. Toolbox, most notably ratchet set to put panels together For roof, we used polycarbonate panels (watch for sales)...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:00:58 PST
$0 Incognito Cat Box & Pet Storage
$0 Incognito Cat Box & Pet Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Not_Tasha CraigsList is this magical place where if you know what you're looking for and are patient, you can find anything---for free. 2 1/2 years ago we were looking for a soluion to our cats tracking litter all over the place. My husband came across those Ikea hacks on Pinterest that show old storage piece...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:04:05 PST
Inexpensive cat sleeping hutch
Inexpensive cat sleeping hutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yard Sale Dale Hello. This is an inexpensive (can be under $20, and recyclable) plastic box for a cat to sleep and rest in. This is good for indoor or outdoor cats. You could use it for an office or shop cat. It could also be a toy for children with stuffed animal toys, maybe even to encourage them to pick up toys...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:40:32 PST
Re-using a capsule to medicate your cat or dog
Re-using a capsule to medicate your cat or dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> katerlyn After three long weeks of trying many horrendous ways to medicate my 14-year-old cat, I found the most simple crazy easy way to help her. Capsules are for sale online, but I happened along one on my counter top and the rest is history.I apologize for the video having some wasteful moments, start aro...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 19:45:28 PST
DIY: Make this easy cat toy! :)
DIY: Make this easy cat toy! :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diamonds_OnTheInside Hey everyone! I know Christmas is fast approaching, and I bet you're wondering what you can give to your cat for Christmas. Well, I have a solution. This easy and eco-friendly cat toy! Let's get started, shall we? Grab your materials. Here is what you're going to need:-Old T-shirts in any color...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:07:18 PST
DIY Kitty Latrine
DIY Kitty Latrine - More DIY How To Projects]]> TBInnovations Thinking outside the litter box (or just thinking the litter box outside). If you don’t mind cutting a few cat-sized doorways in your walls, you can move that whole operation farther from your main living area and breath easier.
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:13:00 PDT
Raw Green Tripe Diet For Healthier Dogs and Cats. BARF Feed Natural
Raw Green Tripe Diet For Healthier Dogs and Cats. BARF Feed Natural - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndrewKFletcher Natures Raw Super Foods For Dogs. BARF = Biologically Appropriate Raw Food Not a Dribble Of Kibble In Sight! Recommended by top breeders, Raw Green Tripe is your dog's best friend ! It will restore vitality, improve coat and skin conditions, maintain muscles and bone, supply energy and stamina an...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:36:30 PDT
Twine Cat Toys
Twine Cat Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Recently I got a new kitten. Although he looks very similar to my previous cat, he is quite different and VERY wild! He plays with anything he sees all the time and keeps losing his mouse toys. For this reason I decided to create one instead of buying new ones. I saw little mouses made out of twine ...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:34:13 PDT
Simple, Cheap, Comfy home for cats
Simple, Cheap, Comfy home for cats - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sammi12345678 Why spend lots of money on cat stands when you could spend your money on yourself. Your cat will be just as happy or even happier if you just get them a box. you could buy something for your self or go to store and ask for one. It is easy to replace and  you could get all fancy and make a castle, ta...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:10:11 PDT
How to Breed Cats storyteller From This clips offers tips on how to successfully breed cats.  Storyteller produce and distribute documentaries and factual programming specialising in animals and nature; from endangered species and what's being done to save them to mysterious animal and monster stories. http://www.storyteller....
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:26:34 PST
CATS Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> john pedersen A box of supplies needed when you adopt a Cat or a Kitten, I got this idea after reading an article on the BBC web site about Baby Boxes given to Finnish mothers when they take home their new baby from the hospital. Here is a link to the story: I have not...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:37:58 PST
Large Outdoor Cat Run House- Kennel for around $100 musiq021 I have a cat that has a taste for the outdoors. The thought of him roaming around kills me. I don't want him getting mauled, trapped, or bringing back strange sicknesses for my other cat. So I thought instead of putting up with his complaining in the house, I could send him out to a safe outdoor hou...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 15:48:52 PST
Shark Pet Bed
Shark Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Deadly_Siren Hi Everyone! This is the first instructable I have ever done so I hope it's okay. I made this bed for a contest and because I had the idea in my head for a while just never did it until now. So I hope you all enjoy it and if you want to do it and enhance it or make it better, by all means, do it! ^_...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:21:15 PST
DIY Pet Tombstone/Memorial Stone!
DIY Pet Tombstone/Memorial Stone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> hauntedhousewife A cat I had become very close with passed away recently, and I buried her in my back yard. She was awesome and I didn't want to forget about her. I didn't want to forget the location of her grave, either. I am a incredibly frugal person (my husband and I are living on only 1 income) and I wanted to...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:14:50 PST
Self Petting Station
Self Petting Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> Attmos   This is a fun little project that can be completed in an hour or two depending on what you have laying around the house.  It's a self-petting station for your cats so that they can get a good back scratching while you're at work or away on vacation.  I found the Ad while looking for toys to keep m...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 15:57:23 PDT
The Awesomest Coolest Easiest Water Bowl for DOGS & CATS!
The Awesomest Coolest Easiest Water Bowl for DOGS & CATS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimTiffinJr This is a water bowl for dogs or cats.  It is super EASY!  In a few simple steps you could have a water bowl that you only have to fill up once in a while, and it holds twice as much water for later on.  In this project you don't need to buy a whole new bowl, you just reuse your dog's regular bowl....
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:28:56 PDT
Catpanion Cube
Catpanion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Hidden Litter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> user1044 Since we have cats, and we also foster kittens, we needed to add litter boxes around the house. We didn't just want the boxes out in the open so we wanted to hide them in plain sight. We saw enclosures at Petco but they ran about $70 to $200 for just one. So we decided to make some ourselves..   Thi...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:42:31 PDT
Cat Enclosure
Cat Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> gam cad My parents recently got a third cat, and it became too much of a hassle to keep track of them outside so I decided to make an outdoor cat enclosure. This instructable will take you through all the necessary steps to create mine or your own cat enclosure. The cage is made up of a schedule-40 pvc fram...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:40:05 PDT
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 13:39:38 PDT
The Survivalist's Cat Tree
The Survivalist's Cat Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart You're an outdoor guy or girl? You're looking for a good excuse to do some outdoor stuff at home? You're having a cat? Welcome in my world! In this i'ble I'll show you how to make a tree for your loved kitty. It's great fun to make and kitty will love it, believe me! Make the structure Choose a ...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:20:17 PDT
How to give a cat fluids NosePrints It's not easy giving a cat fluids but Monique from Noseprints shows you how to do it without losing blood!
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 18:21:22 PDT
Simple Hidden Kitty Restroom
Simple Hidden Kitty Restroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> hlagas I wanted to hide and contain my cats' litterbox, help remove litter from their feet, and hide the kitty litter paraphernalia. This wasn't free to build, but depending on what you find, you may be able to make it for close to free.  I spent about $100, total. This instructible is more of a "duh, wh...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 17:29:21 PST
Two Platform Sisal Rope Cat Tree
Two Platform Sisal Rope Cat Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> Attmos   Well I have just moved cross country from Colorado to Ohio.  My condos front window offers my cats a wonderful view of birds and SQURRELS of which we didn't have many in Colorado.  The problem is I can't fit two cat seats and my chair in the front window, so I needed to make a single two seat-er w...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:00:50 PST
Catland -- An odor-free, private, convenient location for your cat box!
Catland -- An odor-free, private, convenient location for your cat box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Enobie We turned the unused space under the stairs into a room for the cats’ litter. We built a ramp out of plywood and covered it with indoor-outdoor carpet. It runs up from the pet door we installed through the wall to a level area for the litter tray. Bi-fold doors on the end of the little “room” k...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 20:36:34 PST
Cat Shack Fever thetsquare   Sometime not too long ago, we built a home for our cats We Like to call it the Cat Shack.
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 16:59:45 PDT
Is Your Cat Getting Enough Water? Attmos Being a cat lover, I get a daily news letter about cats and related material. I've read that many are concerned with whether or not their cat gets enough to drink.  Apparently, it is a valid health risk for cats, as they are very, I mean very, picky about the water that they drink.  I've had cats th...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:56:40 PDT
CUSTOM PET FEEDER - More DIY How To Projects]]> Few Bits I have 3 cats and feeding them was quite messy.  I had 3 sets of mismatched bowls and placemats to protect the floor, and no matter how hard I tried to keep it tidy, the area was always a mess.  So I decided to make a sleek no-mess feeder for my furball friends.  This could be used for small dogs as...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:44:25 PDT
How to teach a cat to swim.
How to teach a cat to swim. - More DIY How To Projects]]> rsmaudsley So you may wonder why someone would need to teach a cat to swim.  For me it's a safety issue, but it's also because I have one real cool cat.  Her name is Sassy. If you look at the first photo you will see that our sliding door from our house is not too far from the pool.  All of our cats are stric...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:01:13 PDT
Stylish & Simple Suitcase Pet Bed
Stylish & Simple Suitcase Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> HollyMann This is a simple project that your cat (or other small pet) will enjoy and appreciate! This Instructable will show you how to create a stylish pet bed from a hard-shelled vintage suitcase. I personally have a small collection of vintage American Tourister suitcases, and love that I could put one of ...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:52:01 PDT
DIY Cat Tree
DIY Cat Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimbotheconflictor For whatever reason cat trees are expensive and all look alike. When I noticed our cats really seemed to like the left over felt from my Kindle and laptop sleeve projects I decided to use it in a cat tree to replace the tiger striped abomination under our living room window. Inspiration Our c...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 21:48:08 PDT
Dog cologne(ALL NATURAL)
Dog cologne(ALL NATURAL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> frenchkisser Your dog has bad odor?want to eliminate that bad smell?  some of you answered yes...right?? I have something you want and you need to have.... the all new NATURAL PET COLOGNE this cologne will eliminate the bad smell with-in your dog -Materials- Lemon orange water spray bottle . . . -Tools- Gr...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 08:45:06 PDT
Cat Door Bell windigoking A simple door bell for that special kitty in you life. Materials: 1 cheap wooden shelf ($12) 1 cheap wooden shoe rack ($3) 1 cheap wireless door bell ($15) 1 small spring (free out of broken toy) 3 2" nails 1 plastic boot mat ($2) Glue or epoxy ($3) Step one Assemble shelf.   Take top rack off s...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2012 12:27:41 PST
Homer's Odyssey, the Tale of a Cat and How to get too many kittens without trying, really fast.
Homer's Odyssey, the Tale of a Cat and How to get too many kittens without trying, really fast. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Kidney Support Homemade Cat Food - More DIY How To Projects]]> susanrm My 15-year-old cat (Update 8/2014: Tony has just turned 18 years old!) has had kidney issues for a few years now. Over the last couple of years, I have managed it well by giving him homemade low-protein cat food made from recipes by established veterinary nutritionists, and under my vet's supervisio...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 21:05:48 PDT
How to get good pictures of cats KaJaAs 1. First, the things you need:     A cat (s)     A camera     Cat toys     A mouth     Cat treats 2. The first thing you need to think about is what type of picture you want. Sometimes you just want your cat to look at the camera. Maybe you want a picture of them playing with a favorite toy. Well i...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 19:10:15 PDT
5 Minute Recycled Cardboard Kitty Condo
5 Minute Recycled Cardboard Kitty Condo - More DIY How To Projects]]> 7katz This kitty condo will be adored by the cats in your home, believe me! It is easy for you to make, but the cats don't care! You will have lots of fun watching your cat play and knowing that you are doing something good for the environment by not buying something brand new made out of non-recyclable m...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 13:21:26 PDT
Kitty Litter Dust Reducer
Kitty Litter Dust Reducer - More DIY How To Projects]]> bkennelly We have cats, three of 'em. That means we have a litter box (thankfully, they are all content to share) With a litterbox comes kitty litter - and with kitty litter comes dust. Between the three of them in and out all day stirring it up, and it getting stirred up a couple times a day during clean out...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 17:02:59 PDT
Super Easy Cat Bed With Toys (From Scraps)
Super Easy Cat Bed With Toys (From Scraps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 7katz This bed will be loved by your cat, and, it is very easy to make! My cats were already laying on it before it was done, that shows that this is a winner! Have fun with the toys that are made from the leftover scarps and use up some of your old socks all at the same time! Have Fun! Materials and Eq...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 19:39:43 PDT
I share my garden every day. jriley-3 My cat Bailey sharing my garden.
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Sun, 15 May 2011 07:26:22 PDT
Kitchen scrubber filled with catnip for the feline in your life 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
-My Pet Photos- lil larry There's a forum about a pet photo contest and I pulledout some of my pets photos. I have a dog named Willy and I had a cat named Kitty. I took most of the dog photos and my mom and dad took the cat photos. The first one was on this small table in my upstairs living room. I liked it because she was o...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:22:31 PDT
Clean toilet brush use for cat scratching katerlyn Years ago I picked up a bunch of pretty blue toilet bowl brushes for 99 cents apiece. My Mom pricked my bubble by saying "no one uses those anymore!" So I sit with these pretty brushes...finally, after making cat cages, I noticed the cats keep rubbing on the wire. I found one of my blue wonders an...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Cat Enclosure - Tunnel, save space ('CatWalk is my Road' - AKahn) katerlyn 2014 note I just finished cleaning a stretch of the garage cat walk. What I should have done was lined the cages with something that rolled from the back (drywall) down around to across the bottom of the cat walk wire....every few feet, so that you can remove and replace easily. Carpet tiles wou...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 21:59:27 PDT
motion activated cat litter box odour fan
motion activated cat litter box odour fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> windigoking This is a simple set up for a stinky problem.  (it works better then it looks, i just quickly set it up to see if it works)  the motion switch I used turns on for 5 minutes but can be set for 10 or 30. I used the following: 1 cardboard box big enough for the litter box and for the cats to move in...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 19:13:49 PST
Cat scratching post
Cat scratching post - More DIY How To Projects]]> dindu Tools & materials needed:    30 x 30 cm (11,5''x11,5'') Wood for base Cardboard tube 60 cm (23,5'') Wood to keep tube standing firmly Two-sided tape Knife cca 25 meters (75 ft) of rope Screws Drill Cost: Rope: cca 10$ (can be much less, depending on the type of the rope) Wo...
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Sat, 25 Dec 2010 06:29:51 PST