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Make a catnip toy which your kitty will love.
Our neighbours cat, Precious likes to come and hang out with us, so I made him a little toy.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 1
    Step 1

    Ask your cat what it's favorite animal is. Precious said he wanted a mouse.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 2
    Step 2

    Make yourself a template, my one was just an oval shape with flat edges.

    Draw around your template on the brown felt 3 times.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut the shapes out and pin together around the edges, so that it creates a 3D shape.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew around the edges, removing the pins as you go. Leave one of the ends unstitched, so that you can turn it inside out when you're finished sewing.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 5
    Step 5

    Turn the shape inside out.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut a small, wide rectangle of fabric.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold in half and sew around the edges, leaving a small gap.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tell the kitty to be patient and stop interrupting your sewing.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fill with catnip and then sew up the remaining gap.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 10
    Step 10

    Push the catnip pouch inside the mouse body and fill with stuffing.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 11
    Step 11

    Cut a length of black cord, slip it inside the mouse and then sew up the remaining opening.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 12
    Step 12

    Make a template in the shape of a mouse ear and draw out on to grey felt twice.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 13
    Step 13

    Stitch these on to either side of the mouse with a needle and thread. I made a small stitch in the middle of the ears to make them bunch up.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 14
    Step 14

    Cut two small black circles of felt and stitch at either side for eyes.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 15
    Step 15

    Cut a circle of pink felt and stitch on for the nose.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 16
    Step 16

    Cut off any loose threads and you're ready to go.

  • How to make a pet toy. Cat Toy - Step 17
    Step 17

    Give to the kitty!

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Syeyon K.
Syeyon K. · Kathmandu, Central Region, NP · 67 projects
I bet precious is very precious to you! (Pun intended)
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PineconePrincess
PineconePrincess · Roseburg, Oregon, US · 19 projects
I LOVE OUR CAT! its so cute! =^~^=
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Cemre K.
Cemre K. · 6 projects
my cat enjoys chasing just about everything-dogs, cats, mice, lizards, hummingbirds...
should I make one of each?

looks pretty easy to make, even hand sewing, since I don't have a machine!
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Alice L.
Alice L. · 9 projects
Cuuute ^_^ I*ll make one for my cat Laura ☺ ☺ ☺
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~*Sugar*Kane*~
~*Sugar*Kane*~ · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 6 projects
Awwwwww~!! I love this~! And Precious loox so happy~!! I really like his tail draped over your arm~!! haha Thank you for sharing~!
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Mildred P.
Mildred P. · 3 projects
que bonito tu gato! ^^

me encanto el tutorial,
le hice uno a mi gatito
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Chudames
Chudames · Bellingham, Washington, US · 112 projects
Cute kitty ^_^!
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LiMi
LiMi · Norfolk, Virginia, US · 5 projects
Thanks! I'd love to do 2 of these so I can watch my friend's cats go nuts XD
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Rhoswen J.
Rhoswen J. · Carmarthen, Wales, GB · 4 projects
thats so sweet and such a lovely cat!
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tula t.
tula t. · Sydney, New South Wales, AU · 2 projects
hahah so cute my cat is so in need of toys poor babyHappy
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