Posts Tagged ‘animals’

Ever since putting the sets of dog miniatures together, I’ve been wanting to make a cat version. This originally started as a set of printables but quickly expanded.

I have six sets of miniatures available for sale. Unlike the dog sets, every piece in the cat versions was made by me. Each set includes a cube bed:

A scratching post:

A mouse, fish and feather toy, plus a bag of treats.

These sets are available here on Model Horse Place.

In addition to the minis, I have a set of free printables for you all.

On my Facebook page, I asked if other hobbyists would be willing to share photos of their cats I could use on the packaging. There were so many responses, and I tried to use as many photos as I could. Thank you to everyone who shared photos with me!!

There are six varieties of the “Noms” food bags:

These are pretty straightforward to put together.

There are four bags of treats, and a box of litter.

The treats are assembled just like the food bags, but I glued the top closed instead of folding it over.

The litter has a slot on the flap, so if you could add a handle if you’d like. This one is just a thin strip of cardstock glued in place.

The canned food is a little more time consuming.

My family calls these things “meat cans”

Each can has two strips. I cut these out with an Exacto blade and a metal ruler, but you could use scissors as well.

Start with the plain white strip and roll it tightly around a toothpick, adding a little glue to help keep it in place. (don’t glue it to the toothpick)

When you reach the end, add on the second strip, then keep rolling until the image covers the whole can.

Slide it off the toothpick and cover each end with the top and bottom image.

PDF Download: Cat Stuff 1 & Cat Stuff 2

For best results, print at 100% on the High quality print setting. I used plain computer paper. Feel free to re-size for different scales, but please do not redistribute or sell these, thank you!

Plastic cats need to be spoiled like the ponies, right?! 😀 Have fun!

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One more non-horse post today. Here are some more zoo photos. 🙂

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Non-horsey post today… here are my favorite photos I got of the big cats at Denver zoo.

First up, the lions. I was hoping I would get to see their lion cub, Tatu, and was not disappointed!

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