The adorable cat might appear to be a bit aloof however, they’re carnivores that are well-adapted with a strong drive to hunt. But, they do not need to hunt for their food, since they are provided with food all the time. How can your cat satisfy the urge to hunt? Cat toys can be of help. They mimic the experience of hunting in a secure and practical way that will keep your cat content and healthy. They also keep your cat happy. If you don’t have the right toy, the cat may seek to convert objects like furniture and shoes into toys. They will scratch and chew them to get an escape, which can result in an angry and frustrated pet owner.

The benefits of letting the cat have toys to play with are:

Honing hunting skills
The release of aggression
Increases confidence
Improves circulation
Develops muscles tone
Reduce or prevent behavioural problems
Helps reduce boredom, stress and stress.
Mental stimulation
The bonding you have with your cat

What are the best toys that my dog will love?

Cat scratchers

Cats love to scratch and use them to mark their territories as well as sharpen the claws of their cats. Because this is a normal behavior however, it’s extremely challenging to end it completely. This is why cat scratching post can assist by providing a safe location to redirect and carry the behavior. Cat scratchers range from simple cardboard scratchers to fancy ones that provide a space for your cat to rest and to hide.

Cat tunnels

The cat is naturally interested and enjoy getting squeezed into small spaces. These tunnels function as a place where your pet can play, and play. The majority of tunnels make sounds and crinkle that your cat is awestruck by, in addition to offering toys to hang that your cat is likely to swipe at.

Teaser Wands

Teaser wands are made up of a long stick with tiny feathers or a toy connected at the end. The toy lets you move, flutter, or move around in a way that the toy on near the bottom of your stick flies around randomly. This can be very exciting for your cat because it mimics the prey of its as insects and birds. This is great because it allows interaction with your cat. You decide where and how quickly to move the toy according to the cat’s needs.


Similar to teaser wands, the play balls simulate cat prey and, in this instance, scampering mammals like mice. Similar movements will attract cats to follow it and look for it. Sweets like catnip may be added to cat balls to attract more interest. They usually have some kind of bell inside to draw attention to the cat with the sound.


Cats shouldn’t always have food readily available as this can lead to weight gain and other health issues. Dispensing toys for food aim to force your cat to beg for their food. For example, the Kong Wobbler (a Kong cat toy) on the left is a great illustration of this type of toy that dispenses treats as cats swipe at it. It is possible to alter the openings of a lot of these toys to control the quantity of treats that are distributed. It is generally a good idea that you increase difficulty when your cat gets used to the toy.

Catnip toys

Cats generally find catnip to be stimulating and incorporating the herb into toys is a great way to stimulate interest in it. You can buy pre-made soft toys that have catnip inside, such as the ones found in the Kong cat toys from the Kickeroo range. Add it to other toys like play balls.


Similar to ball toys however, they possess an individual mind that is their own. When you wind the toy and then letting it go it becomes thrilling and alive. Your cat will surely want for it.

Tips for the best:

Consider every occasion you play with cat toys for a hunting exercise, with every toy acting as prey and your cat acting as a predator.

Cats can play with each other. It could be an activity that is solitary (alone using toys as well as other objects) and social (with the owner or another cats).

Begin by making small movements in the direction of your cat to draw attention and, once it is noticed you can move it off of them (as the natural prey would prefer to escape its prey). Keep chasing for a brief period of time and allow your cat to win and then ‘kill’ the toy. This may be done by swiping it using its claws in front and biting into it. This makes the cat feel as though it’s achieved something, and also keeps it interested.

Let your cat play at his own pace. Some cats are more interested than others, and it’s essential to test a variety of different toys to figure the ones your cat loves the most. It’s also essential to find out when most suits your cat’s needs to play with, whether it is early during the early morning hours, in the late evening, or just before eating.

If you are you play with your pet do not be rough or make your cat get excessively exuberant. This could result in painful bites and scratches. If the problem persists then take a break some time, and when the cat is calm then try it again.

It is essential to take away and store the cat toys after you’ve had enough with your cat to ensure that your cat is engaged and stop your cat from eating anything even if you’re not there.

Alternate the toys frequently If you play with the same toys repeatedly can bore your cat. So be sure to change the toys on a regular basis and also purchase new toys from time to time.