Best Cat Toys

American Shorthair Kitten

The best cat toys can keep the kitten in your cat purring, and keep you lively too!

There are interactive toys like our number one pick the simply awesome cat charmer a piece of fabric on a stick that is worth its weight in gold, and there are free-play type toys like the cheese chase which can keep your cats attention even if your not initiating the game.

The best cat toys range from a simple catnip filled squirrel to an exciting well designed track or tunnel because they provide hours of healthy interaction and joyful play. And play keeps us happy and young!  See all our favorites here... 

Cats Rule!

Enjoy the journey and always remember...Cats Rule!

Cat Dancer - An All-time Classic

The Cat Dancer is a simple idea perfectly executed. Colorful, stimulating and sturdy enough for some intense play sessions, 

Cat Dancer 301 Cat Charmer Interactive Cat Toy

is a superb interactive cat toy, that can get everyone involved, cats and humans alike.  

Once you and your cat start playing with this "cat charmer" you will really appreciate the details that have been overlooked in similar toys - the length of the ribbon and the handle, how the two pieces are joined, the feel, the color and the sound, the Cat Dancer is best cat toys example of....

Simple Purrfection!

Furry Leopard Tunnel!

Ever drop a shopping bag on the floor and then leave it there for three weeks because you didn't have the heart to take it away from your cat? Well this 

PAWZ Road Cat Tunnel

will fill the void and look adorable doing it.

The play is up to the cat with this toy, and some just enjoy cuddling up in it, but others can burn a lot of energy charging in and out and even rolling around in it.

The tunnel is expandable and lined with soft fleece so its a great place for a nap, but there is also an irresistible pom pom dangling inside that can get things stirred up.

Very attractive and lots and lots of fun!

Cats Just Love This!

Banana Knows Best!

This company makes several adorable fruit shaped toys but take our word for it there is just something about this 

Yeowww! Yellow Banana Catnip Toy

that puts a Yeowww! in meow!

The kind of toy that seems to incite spontaneous play, and a little occasional frenzy! Fun!

Catnip doesn't have an affect on all cats (maybe 60%) but the size and shape of this toy seems to turn on a little prey drive, even in some very mellow kitties. 

Fun with Fruit!

This toy, if used as much as ours are, will need to be replaced every few months, it tends to get a bit dingy over time - but that means its being played with - lots and lots. 

Yeowww! Catnip Toy, Yellow Banana

Cheese Chase!

Cats will actively play on their own if they have a toy that is interesting enough. It needs to sound good, smell good, and the moving parts need to evoke some sense of prey. Well this is it! 

Petstages Cheese Chase Cat Toy

is the one toy sharp enough to keep my extra demanding Traditional Siamese Kenny at bay when something critical actually requires my undivided attention.  

I drop it in the dishwasher once a month or so and Ken waits for the rinse cycle to stop.

For Your Smarty-Cat!

Stinkie in a Good Way!

Love a cat toy with a wacky attitude? How 'bout

Yeowww Tin of Stinkies!

featuring 3 catnip stuffed sardines, is an excellent test of whether your cat is susceptible to the woo of catnip.

This catnip is extra strong and its packed into an enticingly fishy shape.

One cat I thought was immune and never paid any attention to catnip was quite thrilled with these cute sardines and played like a kitten again.

sardine toys

Kinda Crazy!

Well-made with adorable packaging and very generous with the catnip. This 3-pack makes a nice gift too because it is very funny, fresh and unique.

cat with sardine toy

Yeowww Tin of Stinkies, 3 in a Sardine Tin


An activity mat just like you might have for your toddler, the 

PYRUS Cat Play Activity Mat

is an awesome all-in-one toy, with hanging toys, a plush mat, and lots of chewing options

kitten on activity mat toy

All in One Playground!

Available in different patterns and colors, these activity mats seem to be particularly appealing to kittens, who will climb, jump and gambol all over it

PYRUS Cat Play Activity Mat
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