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Yard Waste Transformed into Cat Furniture

Yard Waste Transformed into Cat Furniture

I thought of Jan when I saw this. Jan tackled an arborist’s job last week, taking down some seriously huge tree branches. Mr TF has done some of that (like Jan, pruning big branches hovering over the fence onto our property) and it was a big project for him, requiring the rigging of some climbing […]

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Mancat Mancave: DIY Castle for FREE!

Mancat Mancave: DIY Castle for FREE!

Last week’s Mancave wuz a little pricey, so this week I’m showing you one that is free (if yer peeps have boxes) or neerly free (if they don’t). Heer’s whut it looks like: Source: hautenature.com via mousebreath on Pinterest. It’s made out of two big boxes that are the same size. You just pile em […]

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Mancat Mancave: DIY Pet Bed Project

Mancat Mancave: DIY Pet Bed Project

This is a mancat mancave fit for a king — namely, a cat! This magnifisent cat bed is handcrafted from upcycled materiuls. Built like a mini house, it offers a homey, lived in environment that the gerlcats are shur to love. And, it’s not that ixpensive! It’s a DIY project from SteveandChrisDIY.com with all of […]

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It Must be Shoesday: DIY Cheshire Cat Shoes

It Must be Shoesday: DIY Cheshire Cat Shoes

Believe it or not, these are DIY cat shoes, and you can get the Cheshire Cat shoes tutorial here. Starting with solid black shoes, you get step-by-step instructions on how to tranform them into enviable works of art. Now excuse me while I go shopping for black shoes to paint!

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Fancy Feast® Cans Star in DIY projects

Fancy Feast® Cans Star in DIY projects

Fancy Feast® cans are ubiquitous in many cat-owning homes, but most are tossed into the recycling bin without a second thought. Here are a couple of video tutorials on how to reuse the cans. They might come in handy if you win the case of Fancy Feast in the Mousebreath giveaway —today is the last […]

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13 Cute DIY Cat Craft Projects & Books

13 Cute DIY Cat Craft Projects & Books

Cat craft project, anyone? We’ve got 13 easy, inexpensive projects and cat crafting books to keep you housebound till Spring: Cat Craft Projects The first project looks more intimidating than it actually is. This rocket ship cat condo is painted in the spirit of Tintin, and it’s made of cardboard, so no special tools are […]

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E-rubbermaid Subsidizes DIY Feral Cat Shelters

E-rubbermaid Subsidizes DIY Feral Cat Shelters

E-rubbermaid is the feral cat’s best friend. Its not-for-profit “Roughneck Homes” program provides the resources you’ll need to build and maintain feral cat shelters. Roughneck Containers are large Rubbermaid Bins used for storage. They’ve also become a pawpular way to provide a safe and secure living environment for stray cats. You can buy Rubbermaid Roughneck […]

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Craft Your Own Crazy Cat Lady Calendar — or not

Craft Your Own Crazy Cat Lady Calendar — or not

A couple of months ago, the world’s greatest Crazy Cat Lady Artist, Susan Faye, purrvided a description of the steps she used in creating a Cat Lady Mini-Calendar featuring her watercolor ACEOs. It’s super simple, easy-Skeezy, and all you need is a little artistic talent to pull it off. The calendar can be clipped and […]

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DIY How to Build a Cat Bed from a Vintage Suitcase

DIY How to Build a Cat Bed from a Vintage Suitcase

We LOVE the site Camille Styles web site, and this week she provides an easy step-by-step DIY tutorial on how to make a fun, stylish cat bed from a vintage suitcase! Anyone who’s ever gone on a trip knows how much cats LOVE curling up and napping inside suitcases (although they DO have ulterior motives […]

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Catty Braids for Purrfect Halloween Cat Costume

Catty Braids for Purrfect Halloween Cat Costume

Running out of time to put together the purrfect cat Halloween costume? You’ll need longish hair for this, but if you’ve got it, it’s a purrfect way to add cat ears to your Cat Woman costume while costing no more than the price of a couple of pipe cleaners. In this DIY tutorial (with lots […]

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DIY Project: Kitty Shoes

DIY Project: Kitty Shoes

These Kitty Cat Flats are cutecutecute, and with a little crafty prowess you can make ’em yourself. Complete instructions are available at The Teal Cat Project. All you need are plain black flats, embroidery thread and craft store cat eyes. Click here for the DIY instructions — just a couple of easy steps to cute!

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Mancat Mancave Monday: The Beer Box Skyscraper

Mancat Mancave Monday: The Beer Box Skyscraper

If yer scairt of hites, this is NOT the Mancat Mancave for you. But if yer a daredevil, feest yer eyes on this baby. This is a skyscraper penthouse Mancat Mancave that employs green construkshun consepts — namely, recycling empty beer cases and stikking a bunch of them together with duct tape and hopin’ like […]

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13 Fab Feline Fabrics to Jumpstart Fall Projects

13 Fab Feline Fabrics to Jumpstart Fall Projects

This week’s Thursday Thirteen is devoted to feline fabrics. As the days get shorter and kids return to school, it’s time to think about indoor projects. Like cat quiltlets. Click any swatch to find out more or to purchase. We love this unusual and sophisticated paisley fabric. With its fresh color palette I can almost […]

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6 Vintage Suitcases Transformed into Chic, Cozy Cat Beds

6 Vintage Suitcases Transformed into Chic, Cozy Cat Beds

When your people go on a trip, how many of you jump into their boring black carry-ons, hoping that your pitiful looks will convince them not to go? And how many of you wish you could stay inside those carry-ons when you discover they really are nice and cozy? Well, years ago, when your great-great-great-great […]

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