These relatively simple, do it yourself cat hacks, would definitely make for some mighty happy cats!
Easily make an under-table or under-chair cat hammock with cloth and Velcro straps.
See how someone made their own here.
Let your cats scratch themselves with this DIY self-petting station made with toilet bowl brushes.
If your cat has ruined your screen door or window, there’s a fix for that.
Window screen tape! Get it here.
If your cat eats too quickly and then throws up, place her food in a shallow plate.
Just smooth out a singular layer of kibble to keep your cat from diving face first into her food.
Got feral cats in the backyard? Keep ‘em warm this winter.
Check out the tutorial here.
Remove a cabinet door panel and add a curtain with a tension rod to hide a litter box.
Make a cat tent out of a T-shirt and two hangers.
Finally, a use for that old bat mitzvah T-shirt that’s 10 sizes too large. Get the directions here.
Glue a carpet sample to a wooden frame for a minimalist cat scratch post.
It’s practically wall art.
Tie sisal rope around an Expedit single shelving unit to create a scratch post and cat bed in one.
If you need a cheap and easy yet stylish hideaway bed, sew together two Ikea Gosig toy baskets.
Cut out squares in a bookshelf to create a kitty exercise tower.
This is actually another Ikea hack, using the Billy shelf.
Keep cats busy for hours with this DIY Tupperware cutout puzzle.
The trick is to burn the cut edges with a lighter so that jagged edges don’t hurt your cat’s paws. Directions here.
A tissue box and toilet paper rolls can easily be turned into an inexpensive toy your cat will love.
Don’t de-claw your cats! If your cat is regularly drawing blood, cover his paws with Soft Paw vinyl coverings for their paws.
Covered in cat hair? Of course you are.
Throw your cat-hair-covered clothes into a dryer with a dryer sheet. Or just rub yourself down with a dryer sheet if a lint roller isn’t available.