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
Bakers twine string
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!
If you liked this, be sure to check out our other DIY pet hacks on our website.
We provide free pet advice as every pet deserves to be well looked after. We treated around 35,000 sick injured and homeless pets last year. We're so glad we've been able to help these pets who are unable to help themselves, but there are thousands of sick and lonely pets still in need, so we need to ask for a small favour.
All of our work is funded entirely through donations. People like you are essential to our work. If everyone who benefits from our articles is able to give a little back, we can reach thousands more pets. For as little as £1 you can make a difference - do you have one minute? Thank you.