Making Cat Food by Lisa A. Pierson, DVM :: homemade cat food, cat food recipes - unfortunately, a meat grinder is a must for these recipes. Still, it cuts down on the amount of poo, and the smell is greatly decreased in addition to improving your cat's health. So maybe it's not such a bad investment after all.
Old tires can easily be found,cleaned,and painted. Those beds could easily be made out of pallets and put a little pillow or blanket in it smile emoticon pallets and tires can be found for free so it could be a cheap DIY project
Natural cat urine cleaning. After using two different types of cat-pee cleaners that did nothing for a trouble spot on the carpet, we did this and the odor is gone and the cat has stopped peeing there! It's quite a bit of work, but was totally worth it.