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How to Make a DIY Cat Playhouse

Your Cat Will Be Endlessly Entertained by This DIY Cardboard Playhouse!

How to Make a DIY Cat Playhouse
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It's no secret that cats love cardboard boxes. Anytime I receive a package, I'm excited about my new item — but my cats are even more thrilled about the cardboard box. For anyone whose cats are just as fixated on boxes as mine, this cardboard cat house DIY is perfect for your furry friends. Not only does the house serve as a toy, but it also offers cats a private and cozy spot to nap (which, let's be real, is how most cats will spend their time in their new home).

This DIY is simple and only requires a few items. Obviously, you'll need a cardboard box, and with a few more essential tools, toys, and decorations, you can easily get started on your house. This how-to will provide a good guide to get started, but feel free to mix things up and use toys or decorations that you think your cat will enjoy the most. This DIY requires sharp objects and a hot glue gun, so be sure to craft carefully and allow the glue to fully cool before you let your cats play with their new toy.

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