Cats love toys. And people who love cats love to watch cats play with their toys.
If you were to close your eyes and think back to your happiest moments with your cats, chances are that the images that pop into your mind involve your cats at play. Stalking, pouncing, overpowering, and batting toys around gives cats and their people lots of joy —so why do cats so often ignore the toys we bring home for them?
There is one very simple rule to remember about buying toys for cats:
Cats like variety. Cats like to have a toy in every category all the time.
Cats don't just like toys. They like lots of toys. They like a selection of interactive cat toys that use all of their hunting skills. If you have enough toys, you can rotate your cat’s selections so they can hunt for a favorite toy. Just don’t hide a favorite toy away forever. Make sure your cats have opportunities to play with all of their toys frequently.
What are the categories of cat toys? Here are just a few:
Balls and chasers entice your cat to chase with feathers, fun noises, and unusual shapes.
Catnip toys are intoxicating toys your cats will clamor for.
Chew toys are a great option for cats that love to chew, and they also help to keep your cat's breath fresh and teeth clean.
Interactive and electronic toys bring out the best in your cat's hunting skills.
Plush and mice toys become beloved toys that can calm and soothe your cat when it's time to go into the carrier.
Scratcher posts and mats are a must for older cats and kittens.
Teasers and wands are great toys for sharing playtime with your cat.
Tunnels become the hiding places where you can easily find your cat.
And variety packs help you make sure your cat always has a fun toy.
Remember to look for cat-sized toys, not human-sized toys.
Cats prefer toys that are light and small enough to be swatted without a lot of effort. They also like toys that are small enough to be grasped. And their favorite toys are objects they can interact with in multiple ways.
And remember that cats need safe toys.
When you are looking for toys for your cat, you need to be sure they don’t have any strings that could be pulled off and swallowed. They need to be large enough that your cat won’t try to eat them. They must be made from non-toxic materials. Little button eyes and button noses are cute, but anything that can be bitten off and swallowed is dangerous for your cat. Cats of all ages can be injured by toys with sharp points and edges. Buy safe toys to keep your cats safe. At (store) we only offer toys that are safe for your cat.
You will find the toys your cat will love at (store) in (city, state).
You can’t really take your cat shopping, but you can find the perfect cat toys with a little help at (store) in (city, state). At (store) we have a selection of toys to delight every cat at prices that will delight you. Or just buy a variety pack that is sure to bring hours of fun for your cat and years of happy memories for you.