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OK DIYers Cat Wheels

I want my honey to make me a cat wheel. The big ones are so noisy so the bicycle wheel one is cool since its not noisy. Has any CFers made a cat wheel. If so Id like your input.

Cats on a wheel - YouTube

the person said he used the lazer dot to lure them on the wheel but needed no encouragement after that!

cat wheel prototype minka & snowy - YouTube

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Thanks to your video, I made a wheel based off your design.
FIRSTLY - PEOPLE!
Cats DO NOT get their tails stuck, cats do not wave their tails when they run. Never. Your concern is totally misplaced.
Secondly - If you have a large cat (mine is 15#), you need a VERY heavy center axle pin. The one I am using for my 26" bicycle wheel with a 48" sonotube outside and 1/4" plywood back is a 3/8" bolt, and it is too lightweight. The wheel rocks when my cat runs full out.
Make the base HEAVY.
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Another GREAT IDEA!

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An everyday family name; A particular name;
And the name but the Cat Himself Knows, and will never confess." T.S. Eliot

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