Homemade Cat Toys

Bluebird Gardens has always had a soft spot for animals, especially cats - from custom cat days of week dish towels to sleeping cat quilts, cats are a natural companion to quilts.

One of the things that inspires us about cats is how imaginative and creative they are; cats will make a toy out of almost anything! In photo, Shirley Honey and her latest new "toy," long rubber bands. Shirley Honey has now hoarded every rubber band in the house - the longer the better, and she instinctively seems to know when a new rubber band comes through the door.

Her favorite supplier is US Postal Service - they use the longer rubber bands around mail bundles. At first I was worried she would chew or eat them but she doesn't, she likes to toss them in the air and watch them squiggle when they hit the ground. I still monitor the rubber bands, just in case. Apparently they are
decorative; I find them moved  around the house, even in the fish tank.