DIY: Valerian Fish Toy

Here’s an easy cat toy project that uses valerian, so if your cat is one of those that doesn’t react to catnip, this might do the trick.  Valerian, like catnip, is an attractant for cats and they respond to it in much the same way.  It’s available in the healthfood section of your grocery store… Continue Reading

Etsy: Spring/Easter Cat Toys

I haven’t done a post on nifty Etsy things in ages.  I love Spring and there are some pretty fun Spring/Easter things for cats on Etsy right now.  (I’ve included a few bunnies for people too.) Row 1 Bunny with pocket Bunny pin Rabbit print Row 2 Little ducklings Mini bunnies Catnip Easter trio Row… Continue Reading

DIY: 3 Knit & Felted Dogs Toys

I love these cunning dog toys.  All three tutorials are for knitted & felted toys.   Don’t forget to use wool yarn so it will felt.  Felted knits handle more like fabric and are more durable.  (Here are a few tutorials on felting, in case you need them: this one covers both hand & machine felting,here is a printable one on… Continue Reading