The 10 Best Cat Toys for Even the Most Finicky Felines

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The 10 Best Cat Toys for Even the Most Finicky Felines

Cat owners have it rough. 

We buy all these high-tech, catnip-scented, prey-instinct-triggering toys for our sweet little kitties and then they ignore them all and decide to play with that rubber band you dropped on the floor when you were cleaning out your desk yesterday. But you know, one day, you will find that one toy that really captures Tigger’s attention. He’ll play with it all the time! Here’s a list to get you started and help you find that perfect cat toy.

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There is nothing more fun that dangling a toy in front of a playful kitten and watching her try to catch it. 

The Pet Fit for Life 2 Feather Teaser comes with a guinea fowl and a falcon feather for authenticity. And its extra long, extra flexible wand that makes playtime less likely to end in inadvertent scratches. 

Best Toy for Going “Cat Fishing”
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These are the toys you’re looking for! 

Yoda and Chewbacca mouse cat toys are perfect for chasing, chewing, and fetching. And they are unbelievably adorable. Yoda comes with green felt ears and a little robe, and Chewy is super fuzzy and comes with a belt. Let your cat channel the Force while getting her energy out!

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Ok, let’s get personal. My cat, Firefly, is a massive jerk that hates every toy I’ve every given her—EXCEPT this one.

She adores the Turbo Scratcher. She plays with the ball constantly and if I sprinkle catnip on the scratching pad, she will go to town. And the scratching pad can be replaced, so when it inevitably wears out, you can simply pop in a new one!

Best Combo Toy/Scratcher
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If your cat is one to just gobble up treats without any sort of self-restraint, this is the toy for you. 

The Ca-Tumbler is shaped like an adorable tiny cactus that has to be jostled about to dispense treats. Its unpredictable bounce pattern makes it a good option for even the smartest kitties, keeping them occupied and full of delicious treats!

Best Toy/Treat Dispenser
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This toy is perfect for cats that love to play hide-and-seek, but desperately need the option to stop and bat at a dangly toy if the fancy so strikes them. 

The Prosper Cat Tunnel is collapsible and available in 11 different colors to match any home decorating scheme. It’s made of ultra-strong, tear resistant polyester for even the most rough and tumble kitties.

Best Toy for Cats That Love to Multitask
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Lounging around and eating delicious canned food all day, Smokey can get a little complacent. You gotta find a way get him off his butt and put some effort in! 

The Catit Senses 2.0 Food Tree stimulates your cats hunting instincts by making him problem-solve for his food and treats. Catit Senses 2.0 has three difficulty levels and a wide bowl at the base to prevent errant kibble from winding up all over your house.

Best Toy for a Food-Motivated Cat
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We know that most cats are full of themselves, but some really take it to the next level. 

This Personalized Pet Stuffed Cat Toy can be made to order in your little kitty’s likeness, making it perfect for those cats that are a bit self-absorbed.

Best Toy For Cats That Never Get Tired
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We know that most cats are full of themselves, but some really take it to the next level. 

This Personalized Pet Stuffed Cat Toy can be made to order in your little kitty’s likeness, making it perfect for those cats that are a bit self-absorbed.

Best Toy for Narcissistic Cats
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Ah, the finer things. For cats that won’t settle for your typical lounger/scratchers, the Cattino & Rattino Combo Scratching set will definitely attract their interest. 

These hand-made pieces are light-weight, but very sturdy, able to handle up to 25 pounds of scratching kitty fury! And the scratching boards are able to be replaced to increase the set’s longevity.

Best Scratcher/Lounger Combo
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We all wish we could stay home with our pets all day, every day. But we must go to work so that we can buy them the best foods and the most wonderful toys. 

The iFameCare Helmet with Pet Laser has a camera and two-way audio so that you send encouraging words to Mittens, even from work. The iFameCare also features an interactive pet laser you can control with your phone, so you can check in on Mittens and play with her anytime, anywhere. 

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