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DIY Cactus Cat Scratcher

Below you will find a step by step guide on how to create a cactus shaped scratcher for your cat(s).   OVERVIEW Estimated Completion Time: 2-3 days DIY Experience Required: Medium Tools Required: Electric Drill, Glue Gun Materials Required: 40*40cm round plywood (the thicker the better) 65m of 6mm natural sisal rope Green dye (for … Read more

Matching DIY Cord Bracelets

Below you will find step by step instructions on how to create matching bracelets for your loved one(s).   OVERVIEW Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes  DIY Experience Required: Low Tools Required: Pliers, Scissors Materials Required: 2x 1m cord, 2 charms of your choice, 2 sets of clasps   STEP 1) Start with your first bracelet. … Read more

Fundraising for The Big Cat Support Fund

In January Buy Rope will be raising funds for the Big Cat Support Fund to help The Big Cat Sanctuary going through these rough times caused by lockdown. £1 will be donated to these big cats at The Big Cat Sanctuary every time a customer leaves a review or £5 if the review includes an … Read more

Fundraising – Feed a Cat for Christmas

In December we are going to donate a sock full of cat food and toys to cats in need for every review we receive. We teamed up with Shropshire Cat Network for December to help families with cats in need who are in a tough position due to the pandemic. We are going to donate … Read more

Cardboard Cat House Competition

Win a Silkcraft Silk Painting Card Making Kit (for Cats) or a Cheeky Little Prints Personalised Paw Print Stamp. Read on to find out how you can enter the competition.     We teamed up with The Shropshire Cat Network for a cardboard cat house competition. To win one of the prizes above you’ll only … Read more

Buy Rope Donates Boat Fenders to the Tigers at Shepreth Wildlife Park

On May 9th Buy Rope was approached by Shepreth Wildlife Park requesting a donation of old rope to keep their resident tigers occupied. Alice from Shepreth Wildlife Park said about the donation: “We use rope to make enrichment to keep our animals stimulated, which is a very important part of keeping animals healthy both physically … Read more

Sailing Superstitions That Boggle The Mind (Illustrated)

    Pirates had some pretty ridiculous superstitions.  And who can blame them, it was a risky business.  Here are some of our favourites, and yes, they’re for real. Enjoy 🙂     1. Bananas On A Boat Pirates, it would seem, were one of the first to recognise the monumental threat that bananas on … Read more