How to Build a Cat Apartment from Discarded Boxes

Dreaming of new exciting digs for you beloved furball but lack the monetary means to do so? Here's an easy and free solution to the problem.

Steps

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    Get a hold of discarded but clean and sturdy packing boxes. You can easily find this at supermarkets and local store. Some boxes have dividers inside in order to keep the items they stored snug and stationary during transportation. Do not throw away these dividers.
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    Clean the boxes out by wiping with a dry cloth.
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    Secure the dividers into place with tape.
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    Draw or outline the shape of the entrance and exit into the side of the box. Make sure you position the entry and exit between the dividers so you do not accidentally cut through them later.
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    Close the lid of the box. Tape securely with a double or triple layer of tape.
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    Cut out the outlined exit and entry holes.
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    Repeat the process with all your other boxes.
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    Stack the boxes into a pleasing but not too tall formation. Tape securely at the back.
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    Introduce the cats into the apartment and see how they like it.

Tips

  • You can add a fun feature by making a "tunnel" box. This can be done by cutting out holes that interconnects the divider so cats can walk through the labyrinth from one end if the box to the other.

Things You'll Need

  • Packing boxes
  • Sellotape
  • Penknife
  • Pen/pencil

Article Info

Categories: Crafts | Cats