The Best 15 Cat Toys of 2022


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Cat toys come in all shapes and sizes, and there’s one for every type of cat. Whether your feline friend is young or old, lazy or active, there’s sure to be a toy on this list that will keep them entertained for hours.

1. Wand Toys

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Wand toys are some of the best cat toys around, as they encourage cats to get up and move around. They’re also great for providing mental stimulation, as cats have to use their hunting instincts to catch the toy. Some of our favorites include the Catit Senses 2.0 Hunt Circuit and the iFetch Too Automatic Ball Launcher for Cats.

2. Scratch Posts

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Scratch posts are another essential for any cat toy collection. Not only do they provide a great place for cats to scratch, but they also help to keep cats’ nails trimmed. Some of our favorites include the SmartCat Ultimate Scratching Post and the Pioneer Pet SmartCat Corrugated scratching post.

3. Puzzle Toys

Puzzle toys are a great way to keep cats mentally stimulated, as they have to figure out how to get to the toy or food inside. Our favorites include the Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado Interactive Toy and the KONG Wobbler Cat Toy.

4. Furry Toys

Furry toys are a great choice for cats that love to play and cuddle. Some of our favorites include the KONG Classic Cat Toy and the Petstages Tower of Tracks Cat Toy.

5. Balls

Balls are a classic cat toy, and they’re always a hit with cats of all ages. Some of our favorites include the GoCat Da Bird Interactive Cat Toy and the Petco Animal Supplies Premium 2-Pk. Sisal & Rope Balls for Cats.

6. Teasers

Teasers are another great way to get cats up and moving, as they have to jump, swat, and run around to catch the toy. Some of our favorites include the Fat Cat Frenzy Teaser Toy and the Premier Pet Playful Penguin Teaser.

7. Mouse Toys

Mouse toys are a favorite among cats, as they offer the opportunity to stalk and catch their prey. Some of our favorites include the PetSafe Busy Buddy Twist ‘n Treat Mouse Toy and the KONG Classic Catnip-Filled Mouse.

8. Feather Toys

Feather toys are another great choice for cats that love to play and hunt. They’re also a good choice for cats with long hair, as they help to keep their coat clean and tangle-free. Some of our favorites include the FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Toy and the Bergan Turbo Scratcher Cat Toy.

9. Tunnels

Tunnels are a great choice for cats that love to hide and play. They’re also a good choice for cats that are afraid of small spaces, as they can hide in the tunnel and feel safe. Some of our favorites include the Petco Animal Supplies Hooded Cat Tunnel and the SmartyKat Crinkle Tunnel.

10. Rugs and Mats

Rugs and mats are a great choice for lazy cats, as they provide a soft place for them to rest. They’re also a good choice for cats that like to scratch, as they can scratch the rug or mat without damaging furniture or carpets. Some of our favorites include the Meow Town Cuddlebug Cat Rug and the AmazonBasics Oval Cat Bed.

11. Laser pointers

Laser pointers are a great choice for cats that love to chase things, as they can run around and try to catch the laser. Some of our favorites include the PetSafe Bolt Laser Toy and the iFetch Frenzy Interactive Laser Toy.

12. Cat Trees

Cat trees are a must-have for any cat lover, as they provide a place for cats to play, scratch, nap, and hide. Some of our favorites include the GoPetClub 47” Cat Tree and the Armarkat A7001-54 60” Cat Tree.

13. Scratching Posts

Scratching posts are a must-have for any cat owner, as they help to keep cats’ nails trimmed and their claws healthy. Some of our favorites include the SmartCat All Natural scratching post and the Pioneer Pet SmartCat Scratching Post.

14. Interactive Feeders

Interactive feeders are a great way to keep cats entertained, as they have to figure out how to get to the food inside. Our favorites include the PetSafe Frolicat Diner Premium Feeder and the Bergan Star Chaser Interactive Feeder.

15. Catnip Toys

Catnip toys are a must-have for any cat toy collection, as they’re sure to get cats up and moving. Some of our favorites include the KONG Classic Catnip Toy and the ZippyPaws Birthday Cake Bites Catnip Toy.

So, whether your cat is young or old, lazy or active, there’s sure to be a toy on this list that will keep them entertained for hours.

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