Pet Furniture catnest

Published on January 22nd, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker


GOSIG cat nest

Materials: 2 GOSIG baskets

Description: I simply sew 2 GOSIG baskets together with blanket stitch using cotton thread #6.

I thought it was small for two cats but they don’t care!

~ Ricardo Gonçalves, Porto, Portugal

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20 Responses to GOSIG cat nest

  1. Anonymous says:

    That is too clever!!

  2. MacMama says:

    I am going to make this for ourcat, thanks!

  3. Anonymous says:

    good idea! to make it easier to wash, you could assemble the two baskets with some press buttons (patent /snap fasteners/poppers).

    kind regards!

  4. David says:

    Parabéns caro Tuga!
    Muito bem feito!

  5. I’ll bet your kitties prefer it cozy!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Love it!!! What a fab idea.

  7. Rachel says:

    That is one cute cat pic!

  8. Anonymous says:

    going to IKEA first thing in the morning, my kittens will LOVE this!!!

  9. SuMoGu says:

    Mines will love this too! I tought I would need to make two, because I would be to small for two cats. But I see that yours fit in LOL..

  10. Anonymous says:

    Naaaw! This must be he sweetest ever. You’ve got some lovely snuggle cats in there!

  11. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    I say that’s PURRfect!

  12. this is entirely brilliant! I will do this for my bunnies :) THANK YOU for the amazing idea!!!!

  13. Lilian says:

    I have 2 of those because my cats love them so much, but I’d never thought of making a kitty cave with them. I think I’ll go and buy a few more ~ I have 4 kitties of my own and foster many others throughout the year. I think the pregnant moms especially will really love this!

  14. Anonymous says:

    My god, you did a blind stitch! I would have just whip stitched it, but your stitch looks pretty cool. Way to go!
    Love the two kitties together. Wish mine would do that. My male will kick the female out of where ever she is…just for the heck of it.

  15. Anonymous says:

    just as promised, went to IKEA and made this. the cats love it!

  16. Anonymous says:

    What a sweet idea that is…when I first looked at the picture I thought I was looking at my cats,Lucy and Casey…must be part of their family…..going to try your briliant idea..thanks for sharing.

  17. Anonymous says:

    É pena já não venderem desses cestos em Lisboa…
    Os meus gatos iam adorar tal como eu.
    Ana, Lisboa

  18. Anonymous says:

    I can’t find these baskets at IKEA anymore. What department are they located in?

  19. Anonymous says:

    I found them in the children department, they’re intended for storing toys!

  20. Anonymous says:

    I had a thing that was in the kids department made to hang on wall and store toys, bottom zippered open for some reason. Anyway quickly learned kittens loved it, so much that when they could no longer fit in they lounged on it. I haven’t found one since. It looks like a flattish igloo and came in several colors.Love this idea.

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