Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - pets - kitten http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:56:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Dog Bed (or Cat Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Bed-1/
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 19:01:22 PDT
Big Screen Cattery http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Screen-Cattery/
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 16:49:57 PDT
Simple Hidden Kitty Restroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hidden-Kitty-Restroom/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 17:29:21 PST
Catnip Conversation Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/Catnip-Conversation-Hearts/
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:41:06 PST
Card Board Dog Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Board-Dog-Crate/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 23:51:15 PDT
Magnetic Cat Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Cat-Toy/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 22:09:44 PDT
No Sew Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Pet-Bed/
No Sew Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Q2MR/GWF60VBM/FP1Q2MRGWF60VBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Q2MR/GWF60VBM/FP1Q2MRGWF60VBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Q2MR/GWF60VBM/FP1Q2MRGWF60VBM.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo My kittens are very soft and sweet (don't tell Coco I said so - she's a fierce warrior kitten!), and they deserve a soft, sweet place to sleep.  These beds are so easy and quick to make, you can easily assemble one while watching your favorite half-hour tv show (make it a guilty pleasure one - it's ...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 13:03:21 PST
Cat-and-kitten-tolerated harness (pullover, no-sew version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-and-kitten-tolerated-harness-pullover-no-sew/
Cat-and-kitten-tolerated harness (pullover, no-sew version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/PPUR/GSLF1ILE/FV0PPURGSLF1ILE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/PPUR/GSLF1ILE/FV0PPURGSLF1ILE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/PPUR/GSLF1ILE/FV0PPURGSLF1ILE.SMALL.jpg MollyBednum ***Tested on Animals - and they liked it!*** Why harness a cat? Don't they hate it? Depends on the cat! Some actually enjoy being accessories (before or after the fact), going places with you and being admired by passersby. The rest might still have to be prevented from fleeing if startled while a...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 21:15:44 PDT
Knotty Mouse Video for Good Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Knotty-Mouse-Video-for-Good-Cats/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 01:59:49 PDT
care for a cat http://www.instructables.com/id/care-for-a-cat/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 10:59:14 PDT
Extremely easy kitty cat toy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-easy-kitty-cat-toy/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 14:41:09 PDT
Heated cardboard home (casa de cart�n calefaccionada) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-cardboard-home-casa-de-cartn-calefaccionad/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 19:39:13 PDT
Simple Cat Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cat-Hammock/
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 18:04:01 PDT
How To Make A Simple Cat Bed In An Old Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Simple-Cat-Bed-In-An-Old-Basket/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2009 23:53:57 PDT
Four-Poster Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Poster-Pet-Bed/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 07:14:27 PDT
Cat Castle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Castle/
Cat Castle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/YWV2/FTM72DNL/FSZYWV2FTM72DNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/YWV2/FTM72DNL/FSZYWV2FTM72DNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/YWV2/FTM72DNL/FSZYWV2FTM72DNL.SMALL.jpg narex Build a two story cardboard box castle/hut for your cat! Everyone knows you don't need to buy them toys because they will play with just about anything! This thing doubles up as a play area and a place where your cat can sleep. As a bonus your cat will like being up high. I set myself a challenge fo...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 04:33:26 PDT
Disposable/Temporary Litter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DisposableTemporary-Litter-Box/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2008 01:10:40 PDT
Pet Home Medical Kit or Animal Rescue kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Home-Medical-Kit-or-Animal-Rescue-kit/
Pet Home Medical Kit or Animal Rescue kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IHBL/FH92UBDI/FZ0IHBLFH92UBDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IHBL/FH92UBDI/FZ0IHBLFH92UBDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IHBL/FH92UBDI/FZ0IHBLFH92UBDI.SMALL.jpg jgodsey Brought to you by Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley please visit our blogandour pictures on Flickr! Not really a list of instructions, but a good idea of what to put in an emergency kit. A much more pared down version would be appropriate for the average pet owner. Assemble Use a small sturdy tackl...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:30:22 PDT
How to make a cage hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cage-hammock/
How to make a cage hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/OUFP/FH7APFNF/FW3OUFPFH7APFNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/OUFP/FH7APFNF/FW3OUFPFH7APFNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/OUFP/FH7APFNF/FW3OUFPFH7APFNF.SMALL.jpg jgodsey This is a good all purpose set of instructions to make any size cage hammock for cat, kitten or ferret. It is non specific because it is intended for recycled materials. Reuse whatever appropriate materials you have at hand. But the design is basically the same. Hammocks can be made with clips a...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2008 11:26:14 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
How to turn your finger into a meat sausage, complete with plastic casing! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-finger-into-a-meat-sausage-compl/
How to turn your finger into a meat sausage, complete with plastic casing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/JBN4/FB7FC4NG/F48JBN4FB7FC4NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/JBN4/FB7FC4NG/F48JBN4FB7FC4NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/JBN4/FB7FC4NG/F48JBN4FB7FC4NG.SMALL.jpg klee27x Having just macerated my finger into pulp with my Dremel, I swore loudly a couple of times, grabbed a paper towel to staunch the bleeding, then examined the damage. This is the second time I have done this in a week, and in the same spot, nonetheless, only this time a bit worse. Well, I'm fresh out...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:16:51 PST
Cat Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Trap/
Cat Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/YDVA/F61ETVPN9NN/F5AYDVAF61ETVPN9NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/YDVA/F61ETVPN9NN/F5AYDVAF61ETVPN9NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/YDVA/F61ETVPN9NN/F5AYDVAF61ETVPN9NN.SMALL.jpg jordanuberalles A simple dead-fall style trap that will capture a cat without hurting it. Materials These are the materials I used simply because they were on hand. The whole machine is very simple so substituting your own materials will not be a problem. Milk Crate Cat String/Wire 2 Markers Bait Assemble the...
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Tue, 7 Nov 2006 00:23:45 PST
Litter Sifter http://www.instructables.com/id/Litter-Sifter/
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Sun, 5 Nov 2006 13:30:57 PST
Deliver Kittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Deliver-Kittens/
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Mon, 31 Jul 2006 23:15:35 PDT