They may pee on our couch and frequently throw things from our shelves just for the fun of it, but we really don’t know what we would do without our kittens! They are as adorable as they are independent and even though they think they are the boss of the household, as devoted pet owners we are always trying to make our home environment even more cat friendly! If you are looking for some super cute DIY cat projects, you came to the right place!
1. Cactus Scratching Post
Unless you want your kitty to scratch your floor, couch, bed and clothes (to name a few), she’s going to need a scratching post! Maybe you’re worrying that it’s going to feel completely out of place in your home, especially if you live in a smaller apartment, but thankfully Buzzfeed has a super creative DIY idea!
2. Indoor Grass Lounge
If you have an indoor cat or live in a big city without many green surfaces, you’re going to have to come up with a way to provide some greenery for your best feline friend. Home You has a great idea for an indoor cat lounge that you can set up in just a few easy steps!
3. Hanging Cat Perch
Cats are known to love heights and comfort, which is why this hanging basket perch by Hymns & Verses is perfect for them! They are going to be able to have an overview of the room while remaining comfortable and safe! If your kitty is known to be super curious, hang the perch next to the window!
4. Wooden Cat Bowl Stand
Some people say that cats are more attached to their bowls than their owners. That may be true, but thankfully we are so attached to them that it doesn’t really matter! However, we do acknowledge their deep affection for the food bowl – which is why you need to visit Almost Makes Perfect!
5. Cardboard Box Cat House
Cats love playing with cardboard boxes, but they also love hiding in dark narrow spaces. This project by Cuteness brings the two hobbies together: it’s a cardboard box house for your kitten! Finally a place where her majesty is going to have the final say!
6. Real Branches Cat Tree
Cats are passionate climbers, so a cat tree is a must-have for every cat owner. If you’ve been struggling with buying one because of how unnatural they tend to look, we’re happy to report that you can find a tutorial for a cat tree with real branches at By Brittany Goldwyn!
7. Cat Ladder Fort
A mini ladder can easily become your cat’s new playground. Follow the steps at Buzzfeed to learn how you can upgrade a mini ladder into a fort-like piece that is going to make your feline friends look even more badass than they already are!
8. Color Blocked Scratching Post
Nobody wants a scratching post that looks out of place or completely mismatched with your interior, which is why A Beautiful Mess is bringing us a gorgeous color blocked scratching post with a gentle coloring and minimalist appearance that can easily blend into any living space!
9. Cat Climbing Wall
Making a proper climbing wall for your cats is one of the most genius hacks you can bless your home with! Right now your kittens are probably climbing on very inconvenient surfaces, but the addition of a climbing wall is going to solve this problem once and for all! Get the tutorial at Ikea Hackers.
10. Cat Teepee
Despite their avid climbing and passionate chasing of invisible things, cats love to lounge and rest. It seems like they can never have too many comfy surfaces to rest on, so why don’t you surprise your kitty with a special teepee by Meow Lifestyle made only for her!
11. Personalized Cat Bed
Cats consider themselves royalty, which is exactly why regular cat beds just won’t do. They need to be custom made and hand-sewn to be fit for our feline queens and kings! See Kate Sew shares the details about this beautiful monochrome personalized cat bed!
12. Cat Tent
Another way to provide your kitten with a tiny space to retreat to is to make a special cat tent! You’re going to need a shirt that you’re not wearing anymore and the tutorial by Dear Crissy! If your cat is constantly hiding under the bed or the couch, this is the best solution!
13. Mouse Felt Toy
People who don’t have cats probably can’t even imagine how playful these little furry creatures are. They absolutely love playing, running and chasing! Just like the kids and the dogs have their own toys, so must the cats! Lia Griffith shares a tutorial for these adorable mouse felt toys!