When it comes to weird trends and cats I thought I had just about shown you all of them. But today I learned about something called “Cardboard Cat Art” this is not like the post “Top 10 Painted Cats” this is the trend of painting a box with whatever style you fancy, cutting a hole in the box and playing with your cat until it sticks its head through the hole! It sounds complicated, but it is nothing more than a bit of fun for both owner and pet…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Cardboard
10 – If I was going to make one of these, this would be as good as it gets!
FACT: Cardboard boxes are not made of paper these days, it is much more likely to be made from a combination of de-ink, bleach, re-pulp, and recycled paper.
9 – Yes! Someone really did remake the hunger games using cats!
FACT: Sadly the life of a cardboard box is relatively short-lived as it will only survive 2.5 uses on average before being too weak to use.
8 – Does his bum look big in this?!?
FACT: Paper and cardboard are over 32% of the entire household rubbish we throw away each and every year!
7 – That is one angry-looking bee!
FACT: For every single tonne of cardboard we recycle it saves an incredible 17 trees!
6 – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Fur!
FACT: A single tonne of cardboard is so industrialised that it takes 4100 kW /hours of electricity to produce it!
5 – You’ve heard of Jurassic Park? Well, this is Jurassic Purr!
FACT: It is thought that for each person in the UK and US uses 140 corrugated cardboard boxes each and every year!
4 – Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s nothing more than fun cardboard cat art!
FACT: A comparison study between cardboard and plastic found that it takes 4 times the amount of energy to produce cardboard that it does plastic!
3 – The evil witch Catulda!
FACT: Compared to plastic cardboard production generates over 50X more water and pollutants!
2 – Ground control to Major Tom…cat!
FACT: Try not to throw away cardboard at all as it makes excellent compost! Just scrunch it up and put it in your compost bin!
1 – Grab the mushroom Super Kittio!
FACT: Ever tried to get a cardboard as small as you can? Well, when it is bundled ready to be recycled it works out that each box has been flattened and compacted to only 0.3mm per 4 x 4 x 4 Inches size box!