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Cat Exercise Wheel...Looking for instructions on how to build it. Answered

If anyone can show me an easy inexpensive way to build a cool cat exercise wheel I would be eternally grateful.
I see some really cool examples on youtube but no one gives instructions.
thanks again,
danny

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CatTrampoline (author)2011-10-14

When it concerns cats, the proverb goes "If you build it, they will ignore it".

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Kiteman (author)CatTrampoline2011-10-14

How about, if you build it, then sternly instruct them to avoid it?

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CatTrampoline (author)Kiteman2011-10-14

Hmm... that might work. Or if you incorporated the irresistable cardboard box into the design. Or an old computer keyboard.

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On a more serous note, if the exercise wheel is lined with a very nubbly-textured material the cats will be more likely to use it. Ours love the scratching posts I made from a 4x4 covered with woven sisal door mat.

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Kiteman (author)2011-10-14

Do "lazy Susan" bearing work on their sides? You could fasten one to a wall, and fix your wheel (however you choose to make it) to that.

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