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How Often Is This Offered?

Monthly

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Town Cats has rescued, helped, and adopted out thousands of cats to loving families. Our Mission is to alleviate the suffering of stray, abandoned, unwanted and feral cats in Santa Clara County and serve as advocates for all cats. Cats are patiently waiting for new homes. You can help entertain and keep them happy by making toys!

What's Needed To Complete

organic cat nip socks toilet paper roll

Special Requirements

PO Box 1828 Morgan Hill, CA 95038-1828 408-779-5761

How It Makes A Difference

Our shelter cats stay happy and entertained while they patiently wait for new homes with the toys and treats made for them by volunteers like you. 

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Take an infant sock and fill from toe to heel with stuffing (stuffed portion of sock should NOT be longer than 2) Add a pinch of dry catnip Pinch the sock around the heel and ankle, then stretch the ankle and cuff and tie the sock closed in a knot (do NOT use ribbon or string to tie sock closed) Done! This is an easy cat toy to make, and cats love it Finished toy should NOT be longer than 3 ½ If you need a little extra help, check out this https://youtu.be/Hbbmsa0ESzw video on cat nip sock toys! MAIL your toys to Town Cats! PO Box 1828 Morgan Hill, CA 95038-1828

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