Make a Cat Scratch Pad from Recycled Cardboard

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Photo: Kiwa/Potatopanic

Photo: Kiwa/Potatopanic

Show your feline friend some love while repurposing unwanted cardboard at the same time with this smart and simple DIY project from Potatopanic.

Dreamed up by Kiwa, a 22-year-old crafter from Ampang, Malaysia, this quick and easy project is guaranteed to (finally) stop those kitties from clawing at your favorite armchair. All you’ll need is some recycled cardboard, a box cutter, a ruler and about 20 minutes to spare.

Ready to get started? Get step-by-step instructions on how to build one yourself at Potatopanic.

For even more eco-friendly products your pets will love, check out this list of sustainable pet supplies you can either buy or make yourself.

Mary Mazzoni

Mary Mazzoni

Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.
Mary Mazzoni