10 Awesome DIY Projects for Cat Lovers

Looking for a quick way to add some fun to your cat’s life? Need a cost-effective solution to a scratching or flea problem? Look no further! We’ve got everything you need with these 10 Awesome DIY Projects for all your cat needs.



This is perfect for cats who have allergies, or are picky eaters!

Combine one can of cat food and 1 teaspoon catnip.

Put into a resealable bag. Cut the corner off.

Squeeze into dime-sized amounts onto parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.


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This is perfect for you and your cat if your cat can’t get enough grooming throughout the day!

Just tape a simple scrubbing brush to your wall with double sided tape, and voila! Your cat can now get brushed day and night, without your help!


The perfect solution for kitties who can’t stop scratching your furniture, no matter how many fancy cat scratch posts you buy them.

Simply wrap sisal rope up your computer desk leg, and glue in place at the top!


This is an amazing substitution for those more expensive water filtering fountains found in pet stores! The supplies cost about $15.

Secure aquarium filter over large bowl.

Fill most of the way with water.

Plug in filter where convenient.



Here’s a quick, super fun way to play with your cat!

Stuff socks full of crinkled paper.

Tie in a knot at the end.

That’s it!


This is an amazing hack for cat owners who must constantly battle the mess of cat litter.

Just cut a hole into an upside-down storage bin.

Stash the litter box inside.


Finally, a safe and effective way to naturally get rid of those pesky fleas! Get peace of mind with this quick and simple recipe, which uses lavender and lemon to kill the fleas.

Combine 2 cups water, 1 sliced lemon, and fresh or dried lavender in a saucepan.

Bring to a boil; let simmer for 30 minutes.

Strain through a colander. Discard lemon and lavender.

Add 2 tablespoons of alcohol-free witch hazel.

Pour into a spray bottle.

Use on cat as needed.


This adorable DIY project would be perfect for a craft fair or a fundraising item!

Stuff hooded sweatshirt with cotton, stuffing only sleeves and chest portion first.

Tuck and fold sleeves into semi-circle around edges.

Sew into place.

Form remainder of bed, stuff in proportion, and sew all seams closed.


The ideal solution for patio kitties who wish to stay comfortable.

Tie rope onto 4 points of a basket and knot tightly.

Hang securely from your favorite spot.


This is a great, cost-effective way to help take care of feral cats, or to ensure that your cats will stay warm if they go outside in the wintertime!

Cut corresponding holes into the bin and cooler.

Place cooler inside of bin.

Stuff all available spaces between the two containers with straw.

Place additional straw into cooler.

Cover both with their lids.