DIY: Interactive Toy For Dogs

This is so simple, yet so clever!  Saffron LOVES interactive, food dispensing toys.  I think she’d prefer that all her food required some work to get to it, given how excited she gets when she sees me filling her Tricky Treat Ball or hiding a chew treat in a box.

This DIY interactive toy just requires a muffin tin and 6 smallish balls.

DIY Cat & Dog Toy Round-Up

Yikes, it’s December! I have to get crackin’ on making some presents.  To get you started on gifts for people with pets, here’s a round-up of previous posts on DIY toys for cats & dogs.  They range from crazy-easy to not-too-taxing on the difficulty meter.  Try them out!  You’ll have thoughtful, unique gifts for all the furred ones you know.



3 No-Sew Dog Toys

2 No-Sew Cat Toys

2 Braided Dog Toys

Slingshot Ball for Dogs


Some Sewing (some can be done with just needle & thread):

Felt Sushi Cat Toys

3 Easy to Sew Cat Toys

2 Squeaky Dog Toys

Felt Mouse, Bird, Fish Toys for Cats 

Foxtail Dog Toy

Fortune Cookie Cat Toy

Pretty Birdie Cat Toy



3 Knitted & Felted Dog Toys

Knitted & Felted Mouse Cat Toy 

Friday Fun Bonanza: Dog, Rabbit, Horse, Cat

So I have a big backlog of Friday Fun videos and I can’t wait weeks to get them posted for you, so here’s a bunch!

The Biggest Tease.  (Thanks Cristine!)


Joe The Easter Bunny gets an ATB (All Terrain Bunny system).  I want to point out that Liam, the boy who designs the terrific ATB, even draws the plans with the correct perspective.  What a neat kiddo!


Einstein, a teeny, tiny horse, loves his big, big ball.


Maru the cat tries out some stylin’ hairdos.