26 DIYs Your Pet Will Totally Appreciate

Even the most aloof cat’s heart will melt when he curls up in the bed you made him with your own two hands.

1. Make a pet bed out of an old suitcase.

Directions here.

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2. Or a wooden pallet.

Directions here.

ID: 988556

3. Show your bird you care with these heart-shaped treats.

Directions here.

ID: 988465

4. Make a dog toy from braided t-shirts.

Directions here.

ID: 988459

5. Or from old towels.

Directions here.

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6. Build your own cat perches.

Now they can look down on you with the greatest of ease. Directions here.

ID: 993529

7. Your dog looks cold. You should knit her a sweater!

This pattern is surprisingly easy.

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8. For a big dog, vintage chairs prop up food bowls nicely.

And if you have a few pets of different sizes, this helps keep their food separate and their mealtimes peaceful. Directions here.

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9. Turn a small table into a four-poster bed.

Fit for pet royalty. Directions here.

ID: 993377

10. Crochet a cat bed with a giant hook.

Directions here.

ID: 988421

11. Crochet a birdhouse with a normal hook.

It’ll make all the other birds mad jealous. Directions here.

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12. Don’t be so species-normative: celebrate your pet’s paws with this Christmas stocking.

Directions here.

ID: 993342

13. Show your little guy how deeply you love him by inscribing his paw prints in clay.

Directions here.

ID: 993361

14. Or if you’re REALLY devoted, say it with a custom pillow.

Directions here.

ID: 993357

15. Bake your dog these peanut butter treats.

Directions here.

ID: 988577

16. Stuff a sweater to make a cheap pet bed.

Just fill it with cotton stuffing or old towels and it’ll be like you’re constantly hugging your pet.

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17. Frozen pet treats are perfect for the summertime.

Especially when they’re this cute. Directions here.

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18. Every self-respecting cat or dog needs a bow tie.

DOG PROM. Directions here.

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19. These tubes are perfect for hiding and scratching.

Directions here.

ID: 988559

20. And this scratcher will give your cat’s nails a workout.

Directions here.

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21. A trundle bed makes a great sleeping space for a furry friend.

Find out how to build your own trundle here.

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22. Braid your dog a collar.

He’ll be ready for summer in the Hamptons in no time. Directions here.

ID: 993508

23. If there’s one thing cats love, it’s catnip. Knit your cat a toy…

Directions here.

ID: 993543

24. Or sew one.

Directions here.

ID: 993548

25. Or needle felt one.

Directions here.

ID: 993553

26. And because guinea pigs need love too:

Make your little guy this sweater.

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