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DIY Cat Chase Ball Track

By: Harley Hamilton
Updated September 11, 2023
DIY Cat Chase Ball Track
DIY Cat Chase Ball Track

"Calling all cat lovers! Unleash your creativity without breaking the bank with this amazing DIY Cat Chase Ball Track project, made entirely with affordable materials from your local dollar store! With a few easy-to-find items like plastic plates, bowls, and ping pong balls, you can craft a mesmerizing feline playground that will keep your kitty entertained for hours. Not only is this project easy on your wallet, but it's also an excellent way to stimulate your cat's natural hunting instincts and provide them with hours of exercise and mental stimulation. Plus, it's a rewarding experience to see your furry friend have so much fun!"

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts


Materials List

  • 2 clear plastic plates 6”
  • 1 round bowl (3” diameter x 2” height)
  • 1 ping pong ball
  • multi-purpose or plastic glue
  • (All materials are available at the Dollar Tree, The bowls are called Mini Round Bowls there)


  1. Put glue on the top ridge of the bowl.

  2. Place the glued side of the bowl so it is centered on one plate facing up.

  3. Let dry a few minutes.

  4. Place glue on bottom ridge of the bowl.

  5. Place ping pong ball on the bottom dish.

  6. Place the second plate facing down so it is centered over the bowl.

  7. Let dry.

  8. Call cat. Enjoy!

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