5 of the Best DIY Cat Toys

DIY crafts have been on the rise for years now. There’s DIY jewelry and DIY furniture, so why not make your own cat toys too? Homemade cat toys are an inexpensive, creative way to keep your cat entertained. You can even customize them to fit your cats playful needs and personality. We put together a list of the 5 best DIY cat toys you can make at home.

1. HOMEMADE CATNIP YARN BALLS

Why not add a creative twist to the classic yarn ball. It’s a yarn ball that doesn’t unravel!  Plus, it’s infused with catnip to keep your cat interested! All you need is glue, catnip, yarn, and a few Styrofoam balls. See details here.

2. HOMEMADE TOILET PAPER ROLL CAT TOY

Instead of tossing the tubes from your toilet paper rolls, re-use them as toys for your cat! Use toilet paper rolls, a hot glue gun and your cat’s favorite treats to create anything from a simple sphere to a rattle or treat puzzle. See details here.

3. FEATHER AND STRING CAT TOY

For a more elegant craft – try making these felt feathers with bells attached. And if your cat isn’t a fan, they’re beautiful enough to use as décor! See details here.

4. SOCK TOYS FOR CATS

Finally, a use for all those lone socks who’ve lost their mates. Your cat will flip for these crinkly fish sock toys! See details here.

5. RIBBON CAT WAND

This craft might be the easiest, but definitely one of the most entertaining! Add bells for extra noise, and bunch the ribbons together using twine. Attach the ribbons to a stick, and it’s good to go. See details here.

Once you create these crafty toys for your furry friends, make sure to share your creations on Facebook and Instagram and tag @kidsnpetsbrand for the chance to be featured!