Cat toy - Fishing rod

How to make a cat wand

A cat wand is fantastic for cats who love to chase. It can help to curb their natural hunting instinct by providing them with an outlet for their energy.

What you’ll need:

  • Wooden dowel (around 30cm in length)
  • Five jingle bells 
  • Fabric scraps
  • Fabric glue
  • Bakers twine string
  • Scissors

How to make your cat wand

Step one: Wrap your wooden dowel with twine, leaving 10-12 inches at the end of the rod to dangle
Step two: Secure the twine with fabric glue at the base and the end
Step three: Place all your jingle bells on the piece of twine left at the end of the wooden dowel
Step four: Tie the fabric scraps to the end of the twine
Step five: Get your cat to try out your handywork

It’s as simple as that!

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— Page last updated 07/04/2022