Keep your cat entertained with the toys. From catnip toys to tunnels, the following are the best cat toys that your cat will love.
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Our top picks
- 1. Petstages Tower of Tracks
- 2. Potaroma Electric Flopping Fish
- 3. BENTOPAL Automatic Cat Toy
- 4. Petstages Lil’ Avocato
- 5. Chiwava 4.1” Furry Cat Toy Mice with Rattle
- 6. YVE LIFE Cat Laser Toy
- 7. Yeowww! Catnip Yellow Banana Cat Toy
- 8. Pawzone Interactive Cat Toy
- 9. CAT DANCER Jungle Cat Wand 2-Pack
- 10. Frisco 21-in Sisal Cat Scratching Post with Toy
- 11. Kitty City Large Cat Tunnel Bed
- 12. AUOON Cat Scratcher Toy
- 13. Ethical Pet Plastic Colorful Springs 4-Pack
- 14. OurPets 100% North American Catnip Filled Prickles Cat Toy
- 15. Dorakitten Cat Toys
Spoil your cat with plenty of toys to provide mental and physical stimulation. The following are the best cat toys on the market. Your cat will be entertained and have so much fun.
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1. Petstages Tower of Tracks
The Petstages Tower of Tracks is a favorite among many cats. You can choose between single and multiple layers.
Each layer has a plastic ball that’ll go around in a circle every time your cat hits it. Plus, the ball won’t slide out, which means endless fun.
Your cat will be excited about the catnip, as well. There’s a refillable catnip compartment. It’s an excellent toy that your cat will love.
2. Potaroma Electric Flopping Fish
Potaroma’s Electric Flopping Fish ensures a fun time. For the design, you can choose between a carp, clownfish, or red carp.
Every time your cat touches the fish, the sensors will make it start flopping. It’ll immediately entice them to play.
It also comes with catnip, which can encourage your cat to play with the toy fish. With or without catnip, your cat won’t get bored of the flopping fish.
As an electric toy, you’ll recharge it by using the USB cable provided. The red light won’t turn green once it’s charged. Instead, it’ll turn off.
3. BENTOPAL Automatic Cat Toy
The BENTOPAL Automatic Cat Toy is robotic, unique, and well-made. It has a built-in 620mAh battery that powers two motors.
As a default, it’ll run for 10 minutes, then shut off. Every 1.5 hours, it’ll turn back on and repeat the cycle. It also has sensors, which allow it to change directions when it bumps into something.
The battery can last eight hours when you’re using the default mode. To charge the battery, use the USB cable provided. It takes three hours to charge it from zero to full.
4. Petstages Lil’ Avocato
Petstages offers another excellent cat toy, the Lil’ Avocato. Not only is it adorable, but it’s also functional.
As a dental cat chew toy, it’s made with a mesh material that helps clean your cat’s teeth. It works like floss every time your cat bites into it.
Along with the avocado toy, Petstages has other options. If you’re interested in the others, read the reviews for them. Customers have had issues with the Chew Wheel. Our favorite is the avocado.
5. Chiwava 4.1” Furry Cat Toy Mice with Rattle
Mice are a classic when it comes to cat toys. The Chiwava toy mice are excellent because they have a rattle to get your cat’s attention. Plus, you get a box of 60 toy mice for less than $20.
You can lay out a few or all 60 of the mice for your cat. It’s synthetic fur, which is also extra fluffy. It also comes in a variety of colors.
The toy mice are lightweight, but they’re also heavy enough to be thrown and go a good distance. Your cat will get plenty of physical activity.
6. YVE LIFE Cat Laser Toy
Instead of using a handheld laser, try using the YVE LIFE Cat Laser Toy. It’s an automatic laser that’s excellent for exercise, and you can sit back and relax while your cat plays.
The toy is 2.75 inches wide and 7 inches tall. It doesn’t take up much space. It’s best to place it on a counter, stool, or somewhere high that your cat can’t reach.
The laser can go in circles or a random pattern. It’ll also shut off after 15 minutes and turn on every three hours.
To charge it, use the USB cable provided or AA batteries.
7. Yeowww! Catnip Yellow Banana Cat Toy
It’s filled with 100% organic catnip, making the Yeowww! Catnip Yellow Banana Cat Toy is a must-have.
It’s a durable cotton twill material, which is crucial because your cat will love to play with it. They’ll go bananas over it.
Your cat will hug, kick, bite, scratch, and lick it. Expect it to last a year if your cat plays with it every day.
8. Pawzone Interactive Cat Toy
Pawzone’s Interactive Cat Toy comes with a butterfly and rolling ball. The battery-operated butterfly moves at a good pace to keep your cat entertained without moving too fast.
Once your cat finishes playing with the butterfly, it can play with the ball. With two toy options, your cat will enjoy the interactive toy.
It’s excellent for exercise, entertainment, and you can happily watch your cat play. It also comes with two replacement butterflies.
9. CAT DANCER Jungle Cat Wand 2-Pack
Cat wands are fun to use when playing with your cat because they’re irresistible. They have great movement when you wiggle them, and your cat will love chasing them.
The CAT DANCER Jungle Cat Wands are excellent because they don’t have a metal clip for the attachment. A metal clip can injure your cat if it bites into it or gets stuck.
The handle is sturdy, and the string part is polyester. It’s connected by a rubber tape that won’t damage your cat’s teeth if it accidentally bites it.
10. Frisco 21-in Sisal Cat Scratching Post with Toy
Cats love to scratch things. It’s how they clean their nails, stretch, and express emotions.
That’s why a scratching post is necessary. What’s even better is one that has a toy fur ball connected to it.
Frisco’s Sisal Cat Scratching Post with Toy is an excellent choice. It’s 21 inches tall, 12 inches wide, and deep.
The height is perfect for any cat to get a good stretch, and it has a pom-pom attached for your cat to play.
Its base and pom-pom is a plush and soft material that your cat will love.
11. Kitty City Large Cat Tunnel Bed
The Kitty City Cat Tunnel Bed is a two-in-one toy. It provides your cat with a place to run and play while also being a place to snooze.
Since it’s a circular tunnel, your cat can also hang out inside for privacy. In the middle is a plush cat bed for rest.
The tunnel is collapsible, which makes it easy to transport and store. When it’s expanded, it measures 39 inches wide, deep, and 12.5 inches tall.
12. AUOON Cat Scratcher Toy
The AUOON Cat Scratcher Toy is a staple because your cat can play with the rolling ball, mouse, or scratch the center to exert energy.
It also comes with catnip, which you can use to attract your cat towards the toy. With many things to do, it’s a top-notch cat toy.
The toy measures 14.96 inches wide, 12.99 inches deep, and 1.57 inches tall. It doesn’t take up much space and gives your cat several things to do.
13. Ethical Pet Plastic Colorful Springs 4-Pack
Ethical Pet’s Plastic Colorful Springs are so much fun. They’re small, bouncy, and each pack has ten springs.
Your cat will get a lot of exercise and stimulation from how fun the springs are. You’ll have entertainment, as it’ll make you happy to see your cat enjoy its new toys.
Each one is about 3 to 3.5 inches long. Since the springs are small, they’ll get lost under furniture and spread around your home.
Some customers have noted that the ends are sharp. While it’s not the case for everyone, you can smoothen it if you receive one with sharp ends by using a nail filer.
14. OurPets 100% North American Catnip Filled Prickles Cat Toy
OurPets offers a cactus cat toy filled with cosmic catnip, the strongest and most aromatic type. The shape is also cute and fun to use.
Its exterior is a canvas material that’s durable and sturdy while also being flexible.
The toy is tightly sewn, which means your cat can bite, kick, lick, and scratch it. With daily use, it can last up to a year.
15. Dorakitten Cat Toys
If you want variety, the 20-piece Dorakitten Cat Toys set is what you need to get for your cat. It has mice, a fish, balls, a tunnel, and feathers.
With so many options, your cat won’t get bored. It’s a lot of fun, and your cat will have enough toys to play with all day.
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About the author: David Em is the founder of Nola & Luna Pets, the leading resource for everything you need to know about pets and adorable pet accessories.