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heating pillow cattoys of fabrics.
I had read about this heating pillow toys , i don't know where, and i disliked the shape so i thought it could be like this, so i had to tried this out. Mayby you like this too, so i thought i can share this with you for all the catlovers under us.LOL

My cats love the smell and adores them, Specially the cord, thats the most fun part.LOL

Just before playing time i put them with some hot water( just a half cup of water) in the microweave for 30 minutes, there are just comfy warm, and the smell is for your cats swell.So it will be longer their fave toy.;-D

Posted by Jet H. from Haarlem, North Holland, The Netherlands • Published See Jet H.'s 107 projects »
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  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 1
    Step 1

    I had some leftover cotton fabrics and because i like it when things are durable i had to made the material catstable and cat proof.
    So: take two layers of cotton, one with boring stuff and one you like the most, Or use the same for the two layers. The layers must be of the same sizes.

    So cut 2 shapes of 10cm/ 4 inches by 20 cm/ 8 inches. Or more when you like more heating pillows for your cats or if you want to give this as a present.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 2
    Step 2

    this my frontside.
    Lay the two cotton layers on each other and sew them togeter, just the first time a round the fabric side. And then trow the rest. I have used my free surface-filling stich on my sewing machine, so you can move easily like a machine embroidery stich on the material. But you can stich criss-cross with the normal stich on the layers. Yust do what you like and what you are able to do.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sorry i have found out that i can't make picts in the evening, Saw they are blurred.

    Put on both sides of the cord a knot. The measure of the cord is 20 cm/8 inches long.

    Lay the cord on the front with one knot to the side of the fabric.(the longest side) see the pict, and sew them together.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now you must wind the cord so that when you fold the fabric the cord is in side. like the next pict.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the small sides together. Put a few pins in it, so the cord cant be sew with the stiches in between.
    And sew only those two sides.
    Leaf the lower side open.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 6
    Step 6

    And cut of the edges like the pict show you.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 7
    Step 7

    You see that the botten is open.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the X on the O , click for a better view on the pict. You get now a piramid shape.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 9
    Step 9

    Like this. Sew the half part of this. So you can easily turn the inside out.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 10
    Step 10

    open the packaging of the catnip

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 11
    Step 11

    Choose what you like you can use dry rice or dry corn. The last stay longer hot.
    take 1/4 cup rice
    and 1/4 cup of catnip or less.
    mix this is a bowl or a bin.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 12
    Step 12

    Put the fuller in the gate of the pillow.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 13
    Step 13

    and fill the fuller whit your mix of the rice and catnip.

  • How to make a pet toy. Heating Pillow Cattoys - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew the last gate together.
    And your done.

    Heathing the toys for your cats with a cup of water for a 30 seonds in the microweave,
    ( the rice don't dry out to quickly and will do his job Your cat will love you much more and is gratefull with you!
    And will you leave you for a moment with your self.I like that specially when i want to sleep in my bed.
    My kitten doesn't understand that so when i'm a wake in the mornig i always found her toys in my bed.LOL

    so i hope that your will enjoy this craft and you cat her/his toy.;-D

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Blue Teapot
Blue Teapot · Clonmel, Tipperary, IE
Awesome! Happy
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Leah O.
Leah O. · Encinitas, California, US · 8 projects
I made these for my roommates cats and they loved it!! Thanks Jet!
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
no, noooooo. i think i have some problem with writing in english.
You must put the toys in the microweave, and next to them you set a cup of water in the microweave at the same time.
So the toy aren't in the cup of water, You didn't have to put the cup of water with the toys in the microweave, but they will (the rices) dry out and doens't work any longer. And i think the herbs too. thats way. I hope you understand it now, thanks for asking. And i've you don't understand it , let me know and its a pleasure to try to explain it again, in other words.;-D
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Leah O.
Leah O. · Encinitas, California, US · 8 projects
cool! my new roommate has cats. So do you actually put the toys into the water and then heat in the microewave?
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