Cats love toys. If you were to close your eyes and think back on your happiest times 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 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 when buying toys for cats: cats like a variety of toys. They like an assortment of interactive cat toys that use each of their hunting skills. If you have enough toys, you can rotate your cat's choices so they can hunt for a preferred toy. Just don't hide a favorite toy away for good. Make sure your cats have opportunities to play with all of their toys often.
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 uncommon shapes.
Chew toys are a great option 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 abilities.
Plush and mice toys end up being treasured 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 kittens to older cats.
Teasers and wands are wonderful toys for sharing playtime with your cat.
Tunnels become the hiding places where you can easily find your cat.
And variety packs help ensure your cat always has a fun toy.
Cats prefer toys that are light and small enough to be swatted without a lot of effort. They also enjoy toys that are small enough to be grasped. And their favorite toys are objects they can interact with in numerous different ways.
When you are trying to find toys for your cat, you need to make sure they do not have any strings that could be pulled off and ingested. They need to be large enough that your cat won't try to eat them. They should be made from non-toxic materials. Small button eyes and button noses are cute, but anything that can be bitten off and swallowed is hazardous for your cat. Cats of all ages can be hurt by toys with sharp points and edges. At Boofy's Best for Pets, we only supply toys that are safe for your cat.
You will find the toys your cat will love at Boofy's Best for Pets in Albuquerque, NM. We have a wide selection of toys to delight every cat at prices that will excite you. Stop by today or call us with any questions.