toys are those you use to play with your cat. Favored
types are fishing, flying and chasing. Toys can be as
complicated as a Cat Dancer or as simple as a wad of paper.
toys are used for wrestling and for carrying. Make
sure that all stuffed toys given to your cat are rated
as safe for a child under three. Toys with tails and legs
are especially attractive as kitty wrestling opponents.
offer many opportunities for play. Many enjoy balls with
bells inside. Many cats can be trained to retrieve balls,
just as your dog would.
toys stuffed with your cats food and treats
provide excellent mental stimulation during its day.
stuffed toys can generate great excitement, but
are non-addictive. While many go wild over them, some
cats may be unaffected, as are some kittens under the
age of five months.
things you already have in your house make wonderful
toys for your cats. A paper grocery bag can provide hours
of entertainment and a world of fabulous smells. Other
fun household items include shower curtain rings, cardboard
tubes from toilet tissue and paper towels, ping pong balls,
cardboard boxes (especially if they are a little too small
for your cat to fit in and the cat has to squeeze in).
A tissue box with a ping-pong ball in it will thrill most
strings, ribbons and yarn. A cat may chew off and
swallow a piece of yarn or string which can easily become
lodged in your cats intestine a potentially