It's no surprise that most cat owners love to spoil their pets with lots of fun toys to play with. There is no shortage of pet stores that sells are kids of cat toys, but why not have some fun making your own? Check out our list of our favorite DIY Cat Toys that are easy to make and are guaranteed to keep your kitties busy for hours!
Cat Scratching Post
Keep your kitty from scratching the furniture and and add a scratching post to your home. This cat scratching post is so pretty and decorative!
Tutorial: Cat Scratching Post
Feather Cat Toy
This toy is made with wool felt cut into leaves in this easy 4-step tutorial.
Tutorial: Feather Cat Toy
DIY Cat Kicker Toy
Your cat will love this simple sewing tutorial as they hug and kick around this soft toy that is stuffed with some fabric and catnip.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Kicker Toy
DIY Cardboard Cat Scratcher
Great way to put those extra shipping boxes to good use! All you need is cardboard, glue and a knife. My cat absolutely loves this one and uses it several times a day.
Tutorial: DIY Cardboard Cat Scratcher
DIY Cardboard Cat Play Box
Here is another great tutorial that can be made with extra cardboard that you may have around the house. You can accessorize it with some string, ribbon and pom poms.
Tutorial: DIY Cardboard Cat Play Box
DIY Feather Cat Toys
Cats love playing with feathers and this tutorial is easy to put together and lots of fun for your furry friend!
Tutorial: DIY Feather Cat Toys
DIY Cat Wand
Create a fun cat wand using some bells and different pieces of spare ribbon or fabric strips you may have on hand. This is a great way to have some pet parent time with your kitty.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Wand
DIY Cat Scratcher
Cat scratchers are a great way for your cats to stretch out their claws and keep them in shape. Feel free to customize this any way you'd like with your cat's name.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Scratcher
Self Groomer for Cats
All cat owners know that cats like to rub and groom themselves on everything from the furniture to the owners themselves LOL. This tutorial uses low-cost materials and is fairly easy to make.
Tutorial: Self Groomer for Cats
DIY Wooden Spool Cat Toy
This toy can be made with some wooden spools, some spare ribbon and washi tape for this quick and easy tutorial!
Tutorial: DIY Wooden Spool Cat Toy
DIY Cat Puzzle
This toy can be made with items and old cat toys you have around the house. Cats will go crazy digging for the treats that are mixed in there as well.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Puzzle
Catnip Pillow Toy
This toy can be made with some spare fabric, cotton or other type of filling and some catnip for an addictive cat toy!
Tutorial: Catnip Pillow Toy
DIY Natural Cat Toy
If you want to go the natural route, this cat toy can be made using natural materials free of chemicals in under 30 minutes.
Tutorial: Natural Cat Toy
Fishing Poll Cat Toy
If you are a beginner in stitching then this toy can be a fun DIY for your cat. This looks like a great tutorial using felt and comes with the PDF template download.
Tutorial: Fishing Poll Cat Toy
DIY Cat Toy Whack-A-Mole from Cardboard
Talk about a fun and interactive toy you can play with your cat. This tutorial does require more work but can be hours of fun for your cat.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Toy Whack-A-Mole from Cardboard
DIY Felt Cat Wand
Only 3 items, scissors and a glue gun is all you need to create this fun cat toy. The felt material may hold up a bit better than the ones using feathers.
Tutorial: DIY Felt Cat Wand
Crinkle Pompom Cat Toys
My cat loves the toys that make that crinkly noise. You can purchase the cellophane material in the wrapping paper section of any store.
Tutorial: Crinkle Pompom Cat Toys
DIY Cat Scratching Post
This is a cool-looking scratching post using a traffic cone and some rope. You can dye it in any color you wish or leave plain.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Scratching Post
DIY Cat Puzzle Box
This fun toy can be made using a cardboard box and some paper towel rolls, that's it! Just fill with catnip, some treats and small toys so cats can try and claw at it.
Tutorial: DIY Cat Puzzle Box
Fleece Spider DIY Cat Toy
Use some extra fleece material cut into strips and a rubber band for some fun in less than 10 minutes!
Tutorial: Fleece Spider DIY Cat Toy
Felt Emoji Cat Toys
If you have some sewing skills, this tutorial provides printable emojis you can use, you can create a super fun cat toy!
Tutorial: Felt Emoji Cat Toys
DIY Kitty Cubie
If you want to save some money and avoid buying those expensive cat beds, you can make this Kitty Cubie using foam padding.
Tutorial: DIY Kittie Cubie
Homemade Catnip Toys Using Socks
What a great way to use those mix-matched socks you have in your sock drawer! Add some polymer and catnip and you have a toy your cat will love.
Tutorial: Homemade Catnip Toys Using Socks
Candy DIY Catnip Toy
This toy is so cute cause it looks like piece of candy. Great DIY for beginner knitters!
Tutorial: Candy DIY Cat Toy
DIY Soda Box Cat Toy
Turn an old soda box into a super fun interactive toy for your fur baby!
Tutorial: DIY Soda Box Cat Toy
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