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Are you a “cat person” by chance? Ever since our cat, Coco, adopted John and me as her family, in 2012, she became the ruler of our home and of the origami studio in particular. If you too are owned by a cat, like we are, you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. In 2002, [...]

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Do you like origami hearts? What about origami cats? This sweet and easy heart is the creation of Brians Tjipto (Indonesia). The model has a pointy flap that forms a convenient pocket into which a love message or  romantic invitation can be placed. Additionally, I thought to add a small cat head as an expression [...]

A Cute Origami Cat -It’s a Box Too! (Version 2 of 2) thumbnail

In the previous post I shared a delightful origami Cat-box created by Gay Merrill Gross. Using Gay’s cat as a springboard, I felt inspired to design my own version of this cat-box model. Filled with candy corn it will be a charming Halloween cat. It can also be used to make favors for a kid’s [...]

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Do you like origami cats? What about origami boxes? Gay Merrill Gross has combined two traditional origami figures –a cat’s head and a Sanbo box, and designed this delightful origami cat-box! This two-piece origami cat-box is the perfect model to fill with candy or other small items to give away as a present on a [...]

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 I recently dedicated a video about origami cats to my nephew, Emilio. Here I  share the thank-you video I received from him. There is nothing like seeing joy on the face of a child. My heart melts every time I see Emilio showing me his origami cats. “There are no seven wonders of the [...]

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Dear Emilio, I made this video especially for you since I know how much you love kittens and cats. Mommy has helped you make a paper frog, so now you can ask her to help you make an origami cat. I’m sure your Daddy will help you too! ¿Do remember my cat, Coco? I made an [...]

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Have you ever seen a cat who has a rabbit as a close relative? Well, this particular origami cat is genetically related to an origami rabbit featured in a previous blog post here at Origami Spirit. They share the same origami genes! Just like its rabbit cousin, this origami cat is also made from the [...]

Lady Coco -The Origami Studio Cat thumbnail

This five-minute video story will warm your heart and put a smile on your face! Coco, our cat, appeared at our doorstep one sunny day in the late fall of 2012. John brought her in for shelter while we attempted to find out who her owner might be. Thoroughly searching our neighborhood and asking around town, nobody [...]

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Looking for a fun homemade cat toy? This inflatable origami mouse belongs in the kingdom of origami toys. It’s fun to make, can be folded in minutes, and your cat won’t waste a second before pouncing on it. My cat, Coco, loves to pick it up by the tail, release it, then pounce again. Watch [...]