DIY Fun!

I’m in one of those DIY moods. I don’t like to spends tons of money, but I LOVE to make my pets feel like royalty. So here are a few ways to do that without breaking the bank!

DIY Cat Tent


This cat tent requires a T-shirt, wire hangers, cardboard, tape, and a little bit of creativity.

Follow the instructions over at

DIY Healthy Dog Treats


Julia’s Barkilicious Bites Recipe
Makes about 18 treats

1 cup rolled oats
3 Tablespoons peanut butter
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup chicken stock (homemade or low-sodium)
Small handful parsley, finely chopped

Read all about this treat and how to make it at

And one last DIY. A cat castle, Friskies style.


I am sure this can be done with boxes besides Friskies, but what a cute idea!

Check out the Friskies directions here.

DIY Pet Bed, a New Job for Dogs at the Airport, & Awesome Cat Facts.

Hello all!

Today I am sharing a DIY photo and two videos.

I’m loving this DIY cat or dog bed and it’s an upcycle!

No directions as far as words, but it’s pretty self explanatory and seems pretty easy! You could even drop by a Goodwill or Resale shop for a cheap sweater in case it gets destroyed.



Next, here’s a video of a new dog job at the airport!

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HSCC breaks into Instagram & Washing Dog Toys

Happy Saturday!

Today I want to let you all know that I have started an Instagram account for the HSCC. That’s right! HSCC has broken into the Instagram world!


If you use Instagram, please follow us and tag us in any photos your share from our shelter or events. ID: /humanecherokeecounty

I think this is exciting and I hope it becomes a valuable part of our online presence.

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