Cats are interesting creatures; sometimes they like to choose strange places to observe everything that happens around them and to relax.
It’s good if it’s a window sill or a back of a sofa. But it happens differently. In what cases does it become necessary to have a house for a cat?
For example, you have a small apartment or the family consists of a large number of people, which irritates the kitty, and she seeks solitude unnecessarily. Or your mustachioed and striped minion chose an unsuitable place to rest, for example, an unstable bookcase with flowers, your closet with things or
even a dining table. In all these cases and many others, the best solution would be if a cat house appears in your apartment. Do it yourself with your own hands is quite real. At the same time, you can use improvised materials and, if you do not have time and skills, build some quick option.
How to make a cat house with your own hands from what was lying around at home
What do you need for this? Unnecessary things that you wanted to throw away, and a little imagination. You can create a cat house with your own hands from any box. Place it in the corner of the room, laying it on its side (long side). On the part that is now the “bottom”, place a soft litter. A cardboard box is also well suited for these purposes, you can paint it on the outside or glue it with colored film.
A good option for the house is an old suitcase, and a wicker basket
turned on its side can be hung on the wall. There is an option to build a cat house from the remnants of a carpet or felt. Do it yourself is not at all difficult. Combine several small pieces of material or bend one large one in any fancy combination, as your fantasy tells you. They are fastened together with wire, glue, liquid nails, you can even sew with strong threads. Pet houses look very creative from various old household appliances that have been serving their age, for example, from a computer monitor, speaker, TV.
How to make a cat house so that it looks like a purchase
Of course, for this you will need more time and effort, and also, you may need to buy some materials and tools. But then your imagination has no limits. You can decorate a cat house with your own hands so that it fits perfectly into the interior. Doing the thing yourself, you can take into account all the nuances: the size of the animal, its habits, features of the apartment. Necessary materials and tools: sheets of plywood, metal corners, screws, hemp rope, screwdriver, glue, scissors, material (carpet, furniture fabric), foam rubber. The standard form of the house is cubic, but you can make it elongated, wrong, it all depends on imagination and skill. Fasten the walls with corners, cover the inside with material, placing foam rubber under it. Upholstery can be glued to plywood and fastened with small carnations. After that, attach the front wall to the house, in which previously cut a hole with a diameter of 12-15 cm. The size of the room for the average cat is 0.4x0.4x0.4 m. Make the exterior decoration of the house. If you want it to be combined with a claw point - tightly wrap the plastic pipe with a diameter of 10-12 cm with a rope and fasten it with the structure. The whole structure is nailed to the floor, to the wall or to a wide sheet of plywood. The latter will serve as a sustainable foundation.