Many pet cats are kept indoors for a variety of reasons in conditions that are perhaps the least natural to them. Indoor housing has been associated with health issues, such as chronic lower urinary tract signs, and development of problem behaviors, which can cause weakening of the human–animal bond and lead to euthanasia of the cat. Environmental enrichment may mitigate the effects of these problems and one approach is to take advantage of cats' natural instinct to work for their food.
Here are 7 cool food puzzles on Amazon right meow that can keep your cat engaged and feed his hunter spirit.
Trixie Poker Box Activity for Cats (32$)
The set includes 4 compartments that can be Individually placed on the base, each of them must be opened using a different method – lid, drawer, rope and sliding Knob.
Catit Senses 2.0 Digger for Cats (14.99$)
Activate your cat's senses with this multiple tubes that stimulate natural pawing behavior in a fun manner while eating kibble and treats.
PetSafe SlimCat Interactive Toy and Food Dispenser (3.59$)
Treat or food-dispensing toy that encourages playtime using your cat's natural instincts and combines exercise with feeding to control your cat's weight. The adjustable openings increase or decrease the challenge for your cat while improves his digestion by feeding several small portions.
Catit Senses 2.0 Food Tree (19.99$)
This smart toy will stimulate cats to work for their food with natural hunting and pawing behavior while providing 3 difficulty levels to activate your cat's senses.
Trixie pet 5 in 1 activity center (24.99$)
This activity center offers 5 different games:
Game 1: globe resembles a fish bowl and requires cats to scoop out treats with their paw
Game 2: peg allows cats to make out treats from a distance and map out a hunting strategy
Game 3: alley is a playful option that allows cats to earn treats while lying down using their paws or claws or toes
Game 4: tongue is for liquid treats since the slits hinder the cat from using its paws
Game 5: tunnel has a mouse hole for hiding toys and treats
Northmate Catch Interactive Feeder for Cats (21.74$)
With this interactive feeder, you can turn your cat's meal into a challenging game while stimulating the natural instincts and ability to catch food with his paws.
Jackson Galaxy Go Fish Slow Feeder Puzzle Bowl (23.75$)
Add challenging play to treats and meals with this puzzle feeder bowl that allows your cat to slow down eating to aid digestion while twisting and rearranging tails for a continuously changing puzzle.
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