Indoor Cat Playhouse for Pampered Felines

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Indoor Cat Playhouse DIY, A Fun Project for Pampered Felines
Indoor Cat Playhouse DIY, A Fun Project for Pampered Felines

The Best Indoor Cat Playhouse DIY project to pamper the feline queen or king that rules the household. This is an easy do it yourself crafting project created with love and and lots of color. For us who consider our pets as part of the family, healthy nutrition is also a fundamental part of the welfare of our beloved cats.

Nutrish Indoor Complete is formulated with a real superfood blend to complete the nutritional needs of our indoor adult cats
Nutrish Indoor Complete is formulated with a real superfood blend to complete the nutritional needs of our indoor adult cats

That’s why we love Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Indoor Complete Chicken with Lentils & Salmon Recipe. Available nationwide in supermarkets and online. Save on your purchase click on the image now. Save $2 on Nutrish Indoor Complete. The coupon is good through the end of the year. You have 30 days from the time you print to redeem it. You can print 2x.

Save on Nutrish Indoor Complete

Shopping at Target for Nutrish Indoor Complete
Shopping at Target for Nutrish Indoor Complete

Nutrish Indoor Complete is formulated with a real superfood blend to complete the nutritional needs of our indoor adult cats. The ingredients in this product include real U.S. farm-raised chicken as the number one ingredient, plus real salmon and lentils.

Tatiana enjoying her new food and the indoor cat playhouse
Tatiana enjoying her new food and the indoor cat playhouse

Nutrish Indoor Complete is the perfect food to address good indoor adult cat digestion, weight concerns and immunity. It is fiber rich, has minerals and taurine for a complete and balanced diet and best of all my cats love it!

A fun DIY for an indoor cat playhouse
A fun DIY for an indoor cat playhouse

Inspired by Nutrish Indoor Complete, I decided to build an indoor cat playhouse DIY using bright colors, butterflies and insect motifs that my cats love. My felines like to lounge in front of the window and often enjoy the garden. Where they sunbath and chase insects and lizards.

Tatiana is one of our four rescued cats
Tatiana is one of our four rescued cats

Adult cats who live indoors, aside from needing a balanced diet they also require stimulation to avoid boredom and mischief. Having suitable toys, scratching posts and their own furniture helps them to be relaxed and stimulate their natural instincts.

Our indoor cats need balanced nutrition and play time
Our indoor cats need balanced nutrition and play time

My cats are fans of cardboard boxes. Whenever a boxed package arrives they love playing with the cardboard box, so it occurred to me to craft this indoor cat playhouse using cardboard boxes. If you like crafts, I invite you to make your own indoor cat playhouse. It is a fun activity and the result is a cute playhouse that your felines will enjoy for endless hours. Watch the video for the complete scoop.

These are the materials that are needed to make the indoor cat playhouse:

  • 2 large cardboard boxes  (18 “x 18” x 24 “inches)
  • White spray paint
  • Color paints
  • Plastic containers for paint mixing
  • Butterfly and flower designs templates or stencils
  • Glue and hot glue gun
  • Tape
  • Brushes
  • A cutter
  • A marker or pen
  • A ruler
  • Scissors
  • One cat figurine
  • One wooden sign with the word LOVE
  • Six foam rubber sheets (brown and beige colors to simulate shingles)
  • Pompons
  • Cardboard scratcher (optional)
  • Catnip (optional)
  • Cat toys (optional)
An indoor cat playhouse crafted with love
An indoor cat playhouse crafted with love

At home we have four adult cats, all rescued. It’s sad to see so many abandoned cats. That’s why I’m glad that Rachael Ray created an organization called Rachael’s Rescue® which is dedicated to helping all those forgotten pets, those who have no love and a responsible owner to take care of them.

Tatiana relaxing after playing at the indoor cat playhouse
Tatiana relaxing after playing at the indoor cat playhouse

This is how it works. When you buy Nutrish products a portion of the sale is donated to organizations and charities dedicated to helping animals through The Rachael Ray Foundation. The proceeds are used for medical treatments and supplies to help animals in need.

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Kamira

This DIY playhouse is awesome! You really did a fantastic job!! I love DIY and artsy things so I’m pinning! Nice to see a different option for healthy dry food too. I forgot Rachel Ray has her own line of pet food. Thanks for sharing.

Joelle

What a cute little house! You are super crafty and they seem to love it!

Holly

That’s adorable! my cats would love something like this and I certainly have enough boxes around the house from my Chewy orders.

Paula

We really like your fancy kitty house! We are happy to hear you found a food that works for your cats. Up until a few weeks ago, we could eat anything. Now that truffle was diagnosed with bladder stones, she has to eat a prescription food. This has been a challenge

Debbie

That cat playhouse looks amazing! Great DIY. You’re so right too. Indoor cats need simulation and good nutrition to lead happy, healthy lives!

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