How to Make an Awesome Cat Toy

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Introduction: How to Make an Awesome Cat Toy

A simple cheap toy that my cats go mad over.

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Step 1: Materials

A stanley knife
A tennis ball
Catnip or cat mint
Scissors

Step 2: Kill the Ball...

Slash holes in the ball like in the picture. Make one slit with the knife then cut across then up with the scissors, or just do it all with the knife.

Step 3: Stuffing

Stuff the ball full of catnip / catmint and rub some on the outside.
(i got mine from my garden)

Step 4: Test Drive

Here are some pictures of my cat destroying it.

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    14 Discussions

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    lemonie
    lemonie

    10 years ago on Introduction

    It's good to see that kitty didn't turn it's nose up and ignore this (as they tend to do) - you must have done well! L

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    RoddyTheGreat
    RoddyTheGreat

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    thanks, my cats are especially crazy when it comes to catnip

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    kylekosan23
    kylekosan23

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    my kats dont even like catnip whenever we buy it and give it to them they dont even mind

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    hominid
    hominid

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Some humans may be a bit puzzled when I turn my nose up at this marvellous invention. This is because a low percentage of us cats lack the gene to smell catnip. A bit like some humans are lacking the colour gene to see full colour on the X chromosome. Meeeooooow...

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    Screamo
    Screamo

    9 years ago on Introduction

    if u make some holes it can get its claw in and rip :D

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    Screamo
    Screamo

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Dont jam it all the way, you can stab a few small hole is the bottle

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    Screamo
    Screamo

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Get a bottle, put some cat food or treats in it, jam the top with a cork or something.

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    RoddyTheGreat
    RoddyTheGreat

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    how would the cat smell the treats inside? and how would it get it out?

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    katyfarm
    katyfarm

    9 years ago on Step 2

    This is a great idea! I'm going to try it today! Stay tuned....

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    RoddyTheGreat
    RoddyTheGreat

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    my cat also thinks its a dog, but it doesnt seem to be a problem

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    RoddyTheGreat
    RoddyTheGreat

    10 years ago on Introduction

     I have had to replace it now as that cat has totally destroyed the first one!