One of the fun things about cats is their long attention span for playing with boxes and little balls or other toys. No need for anything fancy! Grab some supplies out of your recycling bin and get to working making toys with these DIY cat puzzle tutorials!
Everyone knows that cats love boxes and balls and basically anything that isn’t made specifically for a cat. How many times have you opened a box only to have your cat move into it like it’s the best thing ever? Or left open a suitcase only to have the cat snuggle right into it, ready to go on holiday with you. No need to spend hundreds of dollars on fancy cat toys when you could make some great DIY puzzle toys for cats with free things you have around the house!
DIY Puzzle Toys for Cats
1. The endless fascination with tubes
Entertain them for hours with just some old toilet paper tubes and an empty kleenex box! These cats can’t wait to get to what’s on the other side! Four White Paws shares this easy tutorial. Your cat will love you for this one. If you have kids they can make this one too.
2. The ball that’s always just out of grasp
Cats will go nuts over that ball inside the box! They can push it around but not quite capture it. Fun for days! This tutorial by The Glam Cat is simple. How much fun is this!
Grab a Ziploc storage container and some cat toys. Easy peasy and hours of fun. They’ll enjoy putting their little paws into the holes to try to capture their toys. You could even put a few cat treats in there if you want.
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