Make a Cat Scratch Pad from Recycled Cardboard

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Show your feline friend some love while repurposing unwanted cardboard at the same time. This smart and simple DIY project for a cat scratch pad comes from Potatopanic.

Dreamed up by Kiwa, a 22-year-old crafter from Ampang, Malaysia, this 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.

Ready to get started? Get step-by-step instructions on how to build your DIY cat scratch pad at Potatopanic. Your kitty (and your furniture) will thank you!

Feature image: Kiwa/Potatopanic

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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.
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