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    25 Things From Amazon That’ll Actually Keep Your Cat Entertained All Day

    These products will keep them busy as you go on with your day-to-day.

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    1. An interactive cat light toy, because have you ever watched a cat chase a laser around? This USB rechargeable toy sits on any surface and shoots light in different directions at a fast or slow speed to make sure your cat is engaged while you do things like prepare dinner.

    Cat playing with the laser toy with five-star caption "Keeps my cat busy all day long"
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    Promising review: "This toy keeps my cats occupied for hours. Fully charged, the battery will last the entire day. They have knocked it on the floor many times, and it is still intact and functioning. This laser toy was also the best priced." —Keek B.

    Price: $14.99

    2. An interactive toy maze for the cat who scoffs at mere toy mice. This treat toy is great for keeping your cats engaged and stimulated while you do other things, like tick off chores from your daily to-do list.

    Four cats crowded around a cardboard interactive cat toy
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    Promising review: "This is way more than I expected in many ways, easy to put together, great construction, and has science behind slow-eating puzzles for cats. It challenges them and makes them work for treats. It keeps my cat busy and entertained while I work, and the kids love watching the cat work on getting a snack." —Anita

    Price: $14.94 or Subscribe & Save for $14.19/month

    3. A cave cat bed, because cats love to lounge in enclosed spaces. This super-plush bed gives the coziness and support your cat needs during sleep and has a fun pom-pom attached for when your cat wakes up.

    A brown-and-white cat sitting inside a tan cave bed with a single pom-pom hanging at its opening
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    Promising review: "My two cats are somewhat picky, one more than the other. One of my babies did love it at first sight, though, and is already sleeping in it. The bed itself is cozy and cute! Ready for the colder weather." —Jackie C.

    Price: $23.99 (available in sizes M–L and in two colors)

    4. A pet food puzzle toy for the felines who enjoy playing with their food. This toy dispenses food as your cat rotates it, effectively turning mealtime into playtime.

    Two cats playing with the food puzzle toy
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    Promising review: "Cats picked it up pretty quickly. I thought it would be too easy (especially the maze at the bottom, where the treats/kibbles fall), but it’s just challenging enough! They really love eating and playing with this food puzzle. Highly recommend, especially for kitties just beginning to get introduced to food puzzles and who are food-driven." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $25.95

    5. An interactive treat puzzle that's so fun and challenging, your cat might forget they're even hunting treats that are hidden inside.

    Four cats playing with the interactive treat puzzle
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    Promising review: "The instructions were easy for me to follow, and my cat didn't need an explanation. She watched me place a treat inside and immediately went to work trying to retrieve it. She likes to chase mice outside, and this puzzle seems to give her some of that challenge and pursuit that she enjoys. She feels proud when she fetches the treat out. We've been giving her two to four treats a night, depending on her energy level. We like to tire her out before bed so that she doesn't keep us up, and this puzzle is helping more than I'd have imagined." —Rivers

    Price: $22.94

    6. An interactive toy that sporadically shoots out a feather from different holes in its side. It's basically like Whac-a-Mole for your cat — your cat will go wild over this.

    A cat starting at a white cat toy that has a feather sticking out of its side
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    Promising review: "I adopted one kitten, and she requires a lot of play. I love this toy because I can switch it on and she plays on her own. She enjoys the challenge of trying to catch the feather when it pokes out of the different openings on the toy." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $15.99 (available in two colors)

    7. A PetSafe feeder ball to keep mealtime fun while simultaneously stimulating your cat's mind with play for a while.

    A cat sitting with the toy in front of them
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    Promising review: "Our cats love this, and it's the perfect way to give them food overnight without them eating all of it within the first 30 minutes and vomiting on the kitchen floor! They really like the challenge, and the size makes it really easy to regulate the amount of food we are giving them. We got two of them so they could both play/eat, and that really solved our problems." —Charity Crabtree

    Price: $6.95

    8. A fluffy wall perch if your cat would prefer to lounge on top of your shelves for hours instead of their bed.

    A cat lounging on a wall perch
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    Promising review: "I wasn’t sure how my picky cat would take to this hammock, but with her constantly annoyed by our dogs, I thought it was worth a shot. It took a few times of us placing her in the hammock, but it has quickly become her favorite spot to lounge, sleep, and watch what's going on in the house. It is sturdy, easy to install, and worth the money." —Kimberly V.

    Price: $35.79

    9. An automatic cat feeder for the feline in your life who never seems to stop meowing for food. This will ensure that your cat does not overeat — or under-eat if you, by chance, forget that it's dinnertime for them.

    A cat eating out of a cat food dispenser
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    Promising review: "This feeder prevents my cats from yowling at the bedroom door at the crack of dawn. They have a routine that involves beginning their food demands about an hour prior to feeding time (jerks), and god help you if you want to sleep in. If the mealtime is delayed, my boy will throw himself against the door because he is desperate. This feeder has broken them of this frustrating habit. They still yowl at night because we’re still out and about, but if we go to bed, they stop. It is, in short, my favorite of our house robots. Which is high praise, because our robot vacuum is pretty amazing as well." —M.D.

    Price: $99.95

    10. A round warming cat bed to provide your cat with a comfortable place to lounge. This bed is perfect for those with cats who sleep only in the places most inconvenient to you, like right on your pillow.

    Reviewer's cat lounging on the circular fleece-lined pet bed
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    Promising review: "Got this for a feral cat who lives in my garage. She is very picky about going in a 'closed in' bed and likes to have openings for escape routes. But she needs something warmer for the winter because she is getting pretty old. This is just the ticket! It usually takes our kitty a few days to warm up to something new, and sometimes beds really freak her out, but she was in this as soon as I put it down. The lining is very soft, and she is a fairly small cat, so it conforms right around her." —Clark

    Price: $19.73

    11. A catnip-filled toy that is sure to be a treat every time. Simply stuff the toy with catnip and watch the chaos ensue as your cat tries to dig the catnip from inside this toy.

    An orange cat holding a soft carrot-shaped catnip toy
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    Promising review: "I got my carrot, and with not much hope, I threw it on the floor. It exploded immediately. My orange cat went HARD on kicks, licks, snouts, breaths, drools, and more kicks for THREE HOURS." —Elisa Horrell

    Price: $3.95 (available in seven designs)

    12. A pack of silvervine sticks to help soothe cats throughout the day and give them something other than your charging cords to chew on.

    A kitten chewing on a silvervine stick
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    Promising review: "Our 6-month-old kitten is teething, and his poor mouth is sore. We have been searching for something for him to chew on instead of tearing our arms, chewing the dog’s ears, and biting my toes." —Jules

    Price: $5.99+ (available in two sizes)

    13. An interactive roller cat toy, because playing isn't just for kittens! Playtime is vital to ensuring that your cat can maintain their physical health and mental awareness throughout their life. I have this toy, and my two cats play with it for hours on end.

    A striped cat looking at a white kitten plat with with a triple-tiered blue cat toy
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    Promising review: "I foster kittens for our local shelter. We raise them until they can be placed in great homes. It is important to give the kittens challenging toys to play with. They love to try to capture things. They are little hunters. I put this together and put it down in less than a half hour. It has been entertaining four kittens and one of my resident's full-grown cats. Great price and good toy to stimulate the little fur babies." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $8.69 (available in three colors)

    14. A window hammock so that you can provide a new resting spot for the cat in your life who would rather lounge on your dining room table during golden hour than in their bed.

    A white-and-gray cat lounging on a window hammock attached to a window
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    Promising review: "My cat is super picky but is obsessed with this hammock. She spends a large portion of each day in it, from napping to doing the backstroke." —Alison Cohen

    Price: $19.99

    15. A plush purring pillow for cats that need to feel like they're cuddling something at all times.

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    Promising review: "We foster kittens and their moms. It did its job. This has worked on two of our three families of kittens. The kittens could focus on this and play. Even the moms liked it initially." —Spud's Place

    Price: $14.99

    16. A cat door, because some cats are persistent and will viciously scratch at a door for as long as they need to until you open it for them. Consider giving them the freedom of mobility with this cat door.

    A black-and-white cat walking through a cat door at the bottom of a door
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    Promising review: "Finally got around to installing this after I bought it over a year ago, and it was pretty easy. I borrowed a jigsaw from a friend to cut out the door hole and stained it to match the door. It looks great, and my cats, who are kind of picky, had no problem dealing with it. We were concerned one of our cats might be too big, but he made it through without a problem!" —Kindle Customer

    Price: $29.49+ (available in three colors)

    17. A grass scratcher toy to keep your cat busy as they scratch, chase, and lounge on this toy. I have this scratcher, and I love watching my cats chase roller toys between the slits in the surface. I also love that my cats have something other than my brand-new rug to scratch at!

    A cat lying on the grass scratcher
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    Promising review: "Our cats love this toy so much! They love the texture of the grass and the challenge! Highly recommend." —Pamela MacPhee

    Price: $9.56

    18. A Catit super roller circuit that will preoccupy your cat while you try to get some typing done. (Why is it that cats always want your attention while you're typing?!)

    Two cats lounging in a gray-and-white circuit toy that is in a figure eight shape
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    Promising review: "We have six cats. When this arrived, we easily assembled it and put it down on the floor. All six immediately ran in to check it out. We've had it about a month, and it still gets regular play from three or four of our cats. What's nice is that it isn't something you have to start. They tend to self-play. I often hear the ball rolling around the track at various times of day." —Jamie DeSimone

    Price: $14.99

    19. A Catit grass planter to keep your cats from eating the plants around your home. This is extremely important to have as a cat owner, since some house plants are actually toxic to cats.

    A pot overgrown with cat grass
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    Promising review: "I poured about a quart of water with Miracle-Gro in it over the seeds, and it drained immediately into the drip tray, which filled up. I figured it would just suck up the water out of the tray as needed. Then I left it alone for five days while on a business trip. When I came home, the grass was 8 to 10 inches high and very thick and fluffy. My cats loved it!" —Laura Byrd

    Price: $14.99

    20. A hangable scratch pad, because your cat needs something other than your brand-new rug to file their nails on.

    A white-and-gray cat scratching at an oval-shaped cat scratching pad
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    Promising review: "This is no ordinary cat scratcher! It's sleek and well made, and it takes up minimal space, which makes a big difference in our smaller home. Our cat has been a complete terror lately, moving on from shredding our couch to literally tearing the paint off our walls. This seemed like the perfect fix, as it attaches to the wall. I rubbed some catnip on it and set it down flat to get our cat used to it and then hung it on the wall a few hours later. So far, so good; he seemed to take to it really quickly!" —Bearash

    Price: $38.99

    21. A cat tree to provide your feline companion with a designated space for playtime and relaxation. This cat tree has a cave and top perch for napping, as well as a scratch post to save your sofa from cat scratches. And! A dangling pom-pom that your cat will want to play with all day long. Can you say "Purrfect"?

    A can with stripes sitting on top of a cat tree that is gray with an ivory scratch post
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    Promising review: "This is perfect for our 16-year-old cat. She can easily get up on it, and it’s equal to our window. This is a quality cat stand. Easy to put together and durable. The seat is very soft. I’d recommend and buy again. The gray is very pretty." —Seminolegirl97

    Price: $37.99+ (available in three colors)

    22. A self-grooming cat toy that will provide your cat with those cute cheek scratches while you're too caught up with your daily tasks. I have a few of these toys adhered to multiple corners in my home to help my cats brush their fur as they're passing by. Pro tip: Add the included catnip to the slots on either side of the toy to turn groomtime into playtime.

    A black-and-white cat rubbing its face on a Catit grooming toy that adheres to any corner
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    Promising review: "I got this for my three-legged cat because he can't scratch his left side. He'll be trying to scratch, and all you see is his little nub going wild. I found these and he immediately LOVED it! The expression on his face when he first tried it was priceless." —Pippa Runs

    Price: $3.74

    23. A Cat Dancer string toy, because your shoelaces deserve to be left alone. Consider gifting this toy to your cat to keep them engaged in play for hours.

    A gray striped cat playing with a fleece rainbow string toy
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    Promising review: "The Cat Charmer is one of the top recommendations I make as a certified cat behavorist and veterinary technician. I find that many cats who are not attracted to most routine toys are easily attracted to this toy. " —Siamic

    Price: $6.49

    24. A plush self-warming cat bed that's so comfortable, you'll wish it came in human size.

    A gray-and-white cat sitting in a plush and fuzzy light-gray cat bed
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    Promising review: "He knew it was for him. He’s purring and making kitty biscuits (massaging with his paws) and chirping at me ('Thank you'?). Perfect for when we can’t do the lap because it’s too warm. He can sit next to us in luxury." —rhinestonelife

    Price: $26.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in eight colors)

    25. And a play tunnel, because cats are natural hunters, meaning that they thrive in hiding spots as they hunt their prey! This tunnel is great for bringing out your cat's natural instincts while not causing too much chaos in the home.

    A cat poking their head out of a cat tunnel
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    Promising review: "My kitties LOVE this tunnel! It's honestly their absolute favorite. I have a Bengal and Savannah (both rescue), and this is the bomb for them! It's the first thing they play with in the morning and the last thing they play with at night. They're super hard on it — pouncing on each other, chewing on the ball, playing chase — but it lasts a few months before needing to be replaced. I don't mind; so long as they're never bored with it, I don't feel like the money is a waste. I'm so pleased at how much they love this product!" —Ionsei H.

    Price: $9.99+ or Subscribe & Save for $9.49/month (available in two sizes)

    Note: Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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