How to make a cat scratching cat
The content of the article
- Of what and how to do a multi-tiered scratching post for cats
- How to make a simple homemade scratching post for cats
- Angle high scratching posts for cats with their own hands
Kogtechoka – an important attribute of a house interior, if you have a cat at home. Those who do not add to your home such item, pay risk some furnishings, because they can become“Victim” even the cute kitten.
Sharpen claws – physical need any cat. In order not to hurt the cat, having cut his claws, and so as not to injure the furniture, if you do not prune, you can make a homemade scratching post. Scratching with their hands – it’s fast, cheap and practical!
From what and how to do a multi-tiered scratching post for cats
Stacked kogtechoki for cats come in handy when you have a small, but active pet, or several of them. Here are the required materials:
- wooden pole;
- thick or coarse wool sisal rope.
Tip: Do not pick up the plywood and post color. They will still be covered with woven elements.
To start, you need to make a large rectangle of plywood. Divide it painted strip in half lengthwise. Next, we outline the space for wooden poles. For this putting a column in vertical position to draw out the plywood and bottom.
It is necessary to make three marks. It is desirable that they are arranged in one line on a torn apart from each other. Distributed along the length of the rectangle must evenly.
The next step – the attachment of the carpet to a rectangle. It is necessary to cut out the shape of the carpet, equal to the rectangle area, and cut it to the level of pillars. Glued carpet should be a special glue.
Tip: To make a scratching post fits into the interior, plywood can be clad with a cloth, the corresponding color of its parts.
An important stage – joining column. The first and second column must be close and be equal in size, and a third to accommodate a length two each. First, they need to glue adhesive for wood, and then turning the plywood, screw the screws, so they do not fall off.
Take a piece of plywood, which is approximately half the base. Visually divide it in half along the line and on the right side and note the location for the column. Before you cut and paste it on the figure of the carpet, you need to glue it to the two poles and tighten the two screws. Further, sticking figure.
To glue a mark column such length that will make the whole structure identical in length to a third length of the column. When a small bar will be glued to attach to it a small piece of plywood, screwed into a couple of screws and put a piece of carpet.
The final stage – the pillars wrapped with rope. We need to try to wrap tightly, lest they could be seen. Do not forget at the last winding to tie the knot and attach the tip of the glue strings.
How to make a simple homemade scratching post for cats
This type kogetochek cat has some advantages. First – you can easily restore it if it is severely damaged. Second – make it extremely simple.
The base should consist of a column and plywood. Desirably, the column is equal to the length of the kitten raised tabs. On the square of plywood glued bar. For better fixation of the screw can be screwed.
Next, you should make shapes out of cardboard. Ideally, it is necessary to try to make a pyramid. Cardboard about seven species of squares of different sizes. Then, create holes in their middle, equal area top of the column, and stringing squares.
The first row of squares – the biggest. Further, their size has to go on the decrease to a device took the form of a pyramid.
Of course, the material of which created a pyramid-scratching, is not eternal, but it is very easy to replace. As soon as you notice that the kitten claws damaged some sections, you just need to get them out and exchanged for new ones.
Angle high scratching posts for cats with their own hands
Before creating such scratching posts for cats, consider its willingness to damage the wall stud. They should be kept on a string, which, in turn, will be held on a nail.
It is important to evaluate the pet’s predilection for this occupation. If the kitten is sharpening its claws almost constantly and uses for this purpose almost everything he comes across, it is better to use a piece of plywood and thick thread.
The base can be made of plywood in the form of a square. Take a thick thread, then firmly and tightly wrapped with it. If you experience for that Kitty will be able to disrupt it, you can first apply a special glue, and then wrap. An important condition – it is desirable to wind very quickly, because the adhesive sometimes almost instantly grasps materials.
To attach a scratching post driven into a stud, you need to link the two screws thick thread, tie and hang their product.
Sometimes cats rarely sharpen their claws. And if it is – your case, try to scratching cat-snail. The best material for her – corrugated cardboard.
Of this cardboard cut into long strips. The approximate width of – ten centimeters. Take the longest streak and twisting it into a spiral. Then, glue it to the tip of the other strip, and continue to roll.
When minimized, you can cover the inner part of the strip, so that they are better kept. We must continue to do so until you have a circle whose diameter is about thirty centimeters. After the circle is complete, the tip is pasted.
To hang a scratching post, take the thread and tie it to the boundary layer. If you want to use the adhesive strips when minimized, at the last winding it is not necessary to add, otherwise the thread does not get through. The other end of the strings primatyvaem to stud.