Playtime & Toys

Cats are curious creatures who like to play various games when they aren’t sleeping. Some cats can play alone. But majority of them love interacting with their owners. Hence, cat playtime and toys are important aspects of cat ownership.

Depending on your cat’s activity levels get her involved in interactive play every day for at least 15 minutes.

Why Cat Playtime and Toys Are Important?

Regardless of how old they are, all cats love to play. Kittens are full of energy and need a lot of toys and playtime to stay occupied and out of trouble.

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As cats get older, they slow down a bit. But they still enjoy having plenty of cat playtime and toys. Some cats remain kitten-like in their senior years and can play for hours on end with their favorite toys.

Playing also gives cats a chance to stay active and practice their hunting skills. Keeping your cat stimulated with a variety of toys and different games is essential for her well-being.

What Kind of Toys Are Best for Cats?

Some cats can play with a simple ball of yarn, ball of paper or empty paper cup and have a great time. Others like to have a variety of different toys that will keep them physically and mentally stimulated.

Try engaging your cat with a ball of paper and see if she is interested in running after it. If not consider investing in puzzle toys, feather teasers, fishing rods, or catnip toys to keep her engaged.

Brands that make popular cat toys are Petstages, Mibote and Friends Forever.

We have a whole lot more information about cat playtime and toys in the articles under this section. We hope you enjoy reading them all!

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