Cats love toys. If you were to close your eyes and think back on your happiest memories with your cat, chances are that the images that come to mind are your cat(s) playing. Hunting, pouncing, overpowering, and hitting toys around provides cats and their people tons of joy - so why do cats so often disregard the toys we bring home for them?
There is one very practical rule to consider when buying toys for cats: cats want a variety of toys. They like a variety of interactive cat toys that use each of their hunting skills. If you have plenty of toys, you can rotate your cat's choices so they can hunt for a favorite toy. Just don't hide a favorite toy away permanently. Ensure that your cats have chances to play with all of their toys frequently.
What are the kinds of cat toys? Here are just a few:
Balls and chasers entice your cat to chase with feathers, fun noises, and uncommon shapes.
Chew toys are a great choice for cats that love to chew. They also help to keep your cat's breath fresh and their teeth clean.
Interactive and electronic toys bring out the best in your cat's hunting skills.
Plush and mice toys end up being beloved toys that can calm and ease your cat when it's time to go into the carrier.
Scratcher posts and mats are a must for all ages of cats, from kitties to senior cats.
Teasers and wands are wonderful toys for sharing playtime with your cat.
Tunnels become the hiding places where you can quickly find your cat.
And variety packs help make sure your cat always has a fun toy.
Cats favor toys that are light and small enough to be swatted without a lot of effort. They also prefer toys that are small enough to be grasped. And their favorite toys are objects they can play with in several different ways.
When you are searching for toys for your cat, you need to make 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 should be made from non-toxic materials. Tiny button eyes and button noses are adorable, but anything that can be bitten off and swallowed is hazardous for your cat. Cats of all ages can be harmed by toys with sharp points and edges. At Pet Pantry & Dog Wash, we only supply toys that are safe for your cat.
You will find the toys your cat will love at Pet Pantry & Dog Wash in Colorado Springs, CO. We have an assortment of toys to entertain every cat at prices that will excite you. Stop by today or call us with any questions.