Hump Day Video: How To Make A Free But Strange Cat Toy

Need a new cat toy but don’t want to spend the money on something that your cat might not like? Here’s a video of how to make a free and fun (but quite weird) cat toy. Happy Wednesday!

10 Responses to “Hump Day Video: How To Make A Free But Strange Cat Toy”

  1. Merlin Marshall says:

    I find that everything in my house becomes a cat toy.

  2. Melissa says:

    I have a strong feeling that my dog would eat that cat toy.

  3. Cathy says:

    Might as well save yourself the trouble and just use a dried up hairball your cat puked up LOL.

  4. Bridgett says:

    hum….interesting. I generally just toss the fur in the trash. No need to keep it around. This guy should start making sweaters.

  5. bengals says:

    So true Cathy! — I know for a fact that one of my cats would eat it, then probably puke it back up, he doesn’t even wait until I pry the hair off the brush before he tries to start eating it!…regardless of whom I’m brushing.

    Now filling pillows…there’s an idea!

  6. e wem says:

    Yes a clean hairball, What a discovery.

    I have been seeking a replacement for the fur mice from China I refuse to buy. Since no one seems to want to sell fur mice from American Rabbit fur this might work.

    Crafters use a felting pick on wool to mat wool into a felt. I wonder if that would work on cat hair?

    His cat is adorable and looks so very happy. He must be a great owner.

  7. amys says:

    Yeah, my cat always just wants to eat those, then throw them up.

    She really likes the PetStages toys, especially the dental cleaning ones that she can chew on.

  8. mittens says:

    http://www.fiberarts.ca/Pet%20Fur.html

    i just rescued a seal point himalyan so a sweater or at least some fetching mittens( no damn pun intended even though the cats do seem to view me as a cat toy) might not be out of the question…

    so does anyone have any himmie grooming tips? ive never owned a cat with this much freakin’ fur- she looks like a shag covered ottoman…and the shelter said she was not real cooperative at the groomers. i have a feeling she generates more than her share of cigar shaped cat toys.

  9. Diane says:

    I thought the whole idea of brushing the cat was so the fur doesn’t end up in her stomach.

  10. N.R. B. says:

    I bought some mink tails from a local furrier and made them into cat toys. My cat loves bunny tails since she eats rabbit, and also the mink tails. At five bucks a tail, they are cheaper than some of the ’specialty’ cat toys she won’t even look at.

    But the cat’s favorite toys are toilet paper rolls, half a pistachio nut seed, and pencils. She’s a little on the strange side.


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