How To Make No-Sew Emoji Catnip Toys

By Trisha Sprouse

Move over, catnip mice and bird feathers. Millennial kitties deserve cat toys that are of the times. Trust us, you and kitty will be all heart-eyes emoji over these!

Three emoji catnip toys
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Things You'll Need:

Three emoji catnip toys
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Step 1:

Start by printing out the free templates. Cut out the face shape and then cut out the individual face features.

Cutting out template
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Face features cut out
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Step 2:

Trace the shapes onto felt and cut out. You'll need to cut out two yellow head shapes for each toy — one for the front and one for the back.

Tracing template onto felt
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Two felt head shapes
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Step 3:

Assemble the face pieces on the head shape and glue in place.

Cutting out hearts
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Gluing face pieces onto face
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Step 4:

Glue the front and back pieces together, but leave a 1-inch opening on one side so you can stuff it with catnip.

Gluing front and back together
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Fill the toy with 2-3 teaspoons of catnip and then glue it shut.

Filling toy with catnip
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Prepare to have all the feels when you see your kitty play with these adorable emojis!

Cat playing with emoji toys
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Cat playing with emoji toys
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Cat playing with emoji toys
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Did you try this DIY project? Share photos of your creations in the comments!