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    25 Things From Amazon Reviewers Say Have Kept Their Pets Entertained During Quarantine

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    1. An interactive ball that with just a nudge of their lil' nose, it's off, wobbling around while making giggling noises to keep your pup entertained. The best part? It doesn't even require batteries!

    A dog next to a ball

    Promising review: "My dog has been inside because we are under quarantine and I wanted something that would pique his interest. He loves this!! He has been entertained for hours he is a very smart German shepherd and he can't seem to figure it out." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    2. A rope ladder because even your pet bird is probably pretty bored during quarantine and this ladder gives them a spot to plop and observe their environment.

    A bird standing in his cage next to a rope ladder

    Promising review: "As I’m bored in quarantine I can’t imagine what must be like for my little babies, since I live in an apartment I don’t have a backyard to place them so I started to decorate their cage with toys and treats, they loved their new bridge!" —Hellen Velazquez

    Get it from Amazon for $6.86.

    3. An 11-piece retractable cat feather toy set to unleash the ~inner tiger~ in your cat. Yes, even Marshmallow has a wild side...somewhere in there.

    Promising review: "With me at home every day for quarantine, my cat became eventually became demanding for more hands-on playtime. The multiple stuffed toys and interactive toys couldn’t compete with the fun of having her owner around 24/7. It took a couple of days for the initial weariness of a long stick being waved around to give way to the absolute joy she has now when I bring this toy out. By the way, she demands this specific toy four to five times a day now. " —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    4. A light-up LED collar that will make your late-night quarantine walks with your pup that much more safer.

    A dog wearing an LED collar in the dark

    Promising review: "So in the COVID-19 world I’ve been walking my dog every day and often times at night or at dusk. This collar works great for either static or blinking. Good so that others can see you. Very bright and fits great." —Brendan

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in 2XS-XL and seven colors).

    5. An interactive treat puzzle so Luke Pawwalker has something to do while you finish your Zoom meeting. These muscles not only entertain them but help stimulate brain function too!

    A dog next to a puzzle

    Promising review: "I’m so impressed with this toy. My dog enjoyed it so much and was thoroughly exhausted after playing with it. I’m so thankful to have found this right now while we are locked down in quarantine. I definitely plan on buying more-maybe the next level of difficulty." —Myra

    Get it from Amazon for $14.09 (available in four levels and six styles).

    6. A cat scratcher that doubles as a lounger for your feline buddy to have a place to chill *and* a place to sharpen their nails. It's a win-win!

    Two cats sleeping on a cat scratcher

    Promising review: "We needed to entertain my cat during this quarantine and to splurge on her by buying me toys and fun stuff for her to play with. This is her favorite furniture out of all her things including her cat tree. She spends her days laying down on it and sleeping on it! I can tell she loves it so much! I am so happy with this and it is designed beautifully as well to fit my room decor!! Don’t hesitate to buy this for your fur baby!!" —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95 (available in three colors).

    7. A Kong toy because you can never go wrong with a classic like this. Fill it with treats, like peanut butter, and they'll be busy for hours trying to get it all out.

    A dog chewing a Kong toy

    Promising review: "Due to quarantine and him getting more attached to me we've noticed that he has separation anxiety when we leave the house for extended amounts of time that he is no longer used to. Due to this I wanted to give Kongs another shot and THANK GOODNESS he likes them now and they have become a true godsend." —Casey Miranda

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49+ (available in sizes XS-2XL).

    8. A cat tower so your cats have their own place to relax, jump, pound, scratch, and observe. I swear cats are more spoiled than us.

    A cat lounging on a cat tower

    Promising review: "My cats are in window view heaven now. After COVID-19, they needed a big window and a top-tier seat. This is it! I give 5 stars for durability, plushness, and for being fast and easy to assemble! The cats love it!" —SeattleJade

    Get it from Amazon for $91.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A waterproof pet bed because while you're busy at work, your best friend needs a place to nap near you to remind you that they exist and you need to pet them in 30-minute intervals. I don't make the rules, I just enforce them.

    A dog sleeping on a pet bed

    Promising review: "Karlee likes to lay on the steps so she can see and hear what is going on upstairs and downstairs. Since we have all be home due to COVID-19 it's even more important that she knows what is going on at all times. This bed is soft and easy on her hips and gives her the right amount of cushioned edge to raise up her head just enough to see what is going on!" —Sandra

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95+ (available in sizes S-2XL and three colors).

    10. A mounted window hammock so your bored cat has a place to stare out the window and enjoy the scenery at any time of the day.

    A cat on a mounted hammock

    Promising review: "Best quarantine purchase so far! My kitty loves his hammock! It’s one of the few high places he has to hang out in my apartment. He is not super graceful and jumps pretty hard- suction seems to work well. The cables are metal and seem strong." —Casey Swick

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    11. A treat-dispensing camera to give your pup some relief knowing they can hear your voice *and* receive treats even if you're not there. Quarantine pups is a real thing!

    Promising review: "We bought it because we have a 5-month-old puppy that I was home with every day due to COVID-19, but have since returned to the office. We were worried about him being alone and having separation anxiety. We are able to check on him throughout the day and also able to let him hear our voice. We love giving him a little treat to get him through the day until we come home for a lunch break." —Traci Carney

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    12. An adjustable seat belt so you can take Harry Pawter with you for those curbside pickups you've been taking every week without worrying about them getting hurt sliding around the backseat.

    A dog wearing a seatbelt in a car

    Promising review: "I was so excited about the dog car seat buckle as I have been taking her with me for curbside pickups during the pandemic. On some turns or stops, she would slide off the seat. She can’t see but likes to stand at times. Will will be perfect for keeping her safe. Thank you for making it available and at a great price." —SandraBB

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six colors).

    13. A snuffle mat where you can hide all of their favorite treats inside every crevice, keeping them busy for literally hours trying to find them all.

    A dog with a snuffle mat

    Promising review: "We bought this mat because our Rottweiler has been a little bored and depressed since COVID hit because we're not having as many visitors in our home, which she loves. She's highly food-driven and loves to nose-find things. She dances with excitement when she sees the mat come out of the closet. I put a portion of her morning meal in it and she spends a good 30–45 minutes searching and munching!" —Susapaul

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    14. A glow-in-the-dark ball so when you play fetch at night, you finally won't lose the ball when your puppo decides they don't want to retrieve it anymore.,

    Promising review: "With COVID-19, we have been going to park at night to avoid people. This glowing ball is perfect because our dog has no trouble finding it and bringing it back. Also easier for us to find it when he is tired and doesn't want to play anymore." —Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    15. A reflective harness and leash because even cats like to go outside and explore the world, but at least a harness will keep them safe from harm (or running away!).

    A cat outside in a harness

    Promising review: "With COVID-19 upon us, it seemed like a great time to teach the cat how to walk on a leash. She keeps trying to go outside anyway. The harness works great and she can easily move in it. She is a bit melodramatic when you first put it on and she acts like she is crippled. However, she gets moving the moment she notices an interesting bird just fine." —Nell

    Get it from Amazon for $10.88 (available in sizes XS-L and 10 colors).

    16. A book of tricks that will keep your dog's brain sharp and stimulated while they learn new fun tricks to show your friends at your next Zoom party call.,

    Promising review: "I have a service dog who has been getting rather bored during the COVID-19 lockdown. He loves learning, so I wanted to get him something to help me teach him fun tricks. This book is detailed and easy to follow. I’ve already taught him “shake” so he can shake hands. I’ve also taught him peek-a-boo too. We are working on beg and play dead. I’m really enjoying it. He is too! It’s great for our bonding as well." —Nerdy Hermit

    Get it from Amazon for $12.16.

    17. A 30-piece set of cat toys including a crinkly tunnel to keep your cat entertained for approximately 12 minutes until they realize they are currently *too good* to play. Don't worry, they'll come back to it. They always do.

    A cat surrounded by cat toys

    Promising review: "Quarantine is the perfect opportunity to play with your cat. Cats get bored too just like us and it’s important to keep them active and entertained. My cat loves this tunnel (he’s a big cat). He also loves all the mice and bells. I definitely recommend it. Good value for the price and you get quality time with your kitty." —Kelly

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    18. A self-rotating robot toy for when you don't have time to play with your feline buddy, but they need more than just a simple mouse toy. The toy rotates in multiple directions and has a spinning LED light!

    A cat playing with a self-rotating toy

    Promising review: "My 1-year-old male cat is insane. I've never had a cat with this much constant energy and drive to play and/or destroy. With COVID and working from home, I was going crazy. I love him, but he's nuts. This was a perfect solution. He loves this toy! It did take a day or two to understand and warm up to it, but now he'll come to get me to turn it on for him. He's stimulated and I get work done without hearing something crashing to the ground." —Rynwil

    Get it from Amazon for $34.90.

    19. An outdoor playhouse for your kitty to enjoy nature in the safety of confined tent since they just ~hate~ harnesses.

    Two cats inside an outdoor playhouse

    Promising review: "My cat LOVES this item now that she can't roam free due to COVID-19. She's still able to get outside and get the fresh air!" —Amazon customer

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

    20. A multifunction rope toy that suctions onto the floor, making tug-o-war that much more fun for your pup.

    A dog playing with a tug-o-war toy

    Promising review: "I recommend this for anyone looking to physically and mentally stimulate your pet! Especially if your outdoor activities have been less due to COVID-19. Overall it's a great toy. She's been playing with it daily for the past two weeks and it's survived. Once both cups and surfaces are clean they stay put." —Jason

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    21. An automatic laser pointer because you and I both know how tiring it gets to hold the laser pointer for your cat every night. This pointer goes off every three hours for 15 minutes, which is just enough time to keep your cat entertained before they get bored.,

    Promising review: "I initially got this product because I was tired of entertaining her. Currently, we are in quarantine due to COVID-19 and thus, I'm working from home all the time. She would jump onto my desk demanding attention! The product ultimately is the best cat toy I've gotten for her. Low-maintenance, easy, and automatic!" —Thomas K.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    22. A tower tracks cat toy that allows your kitty to bat the balls around without them falling out and getting lost under the couch.

    A cat playing with a cat tracks toy

    Promising review: "I have foster kittens during COVID-19. They are 6 weeks old and in need of activity enrichment. This was just what the kittens needed! They took to it and gave Mama kitty a nice break!" —J.M.Keyes

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in eight styles).

    23. A treat ball because is there anything more motivating and fun than when something releases treats? I wish my life automatically released treats when I did anything.

    A dog playing with a treat ball

    Promising review: "I have a 9-month-old dog who has tons of energy. with the pandemic, I haven’t been able to take him to the park so I needed something to keep him preoccupied. He absolutely loves this toy and it entertains him for HOURS!" —Kait

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two sizes).

    24. A concealed motion toy that will mimic a little critter sneaking around, engaging your cat's natural hunting instincts. Plus, this may distract them from the mysterious critter in the bed that only shows up when you're inside it (your feet).

    A cat playing with a concealed motion toy

    Promising review: "I bought one for my 'grand cat' to play with when they quarantined with us. It really helps get his 'kitten energy' out. He usually 'catches' the fake mouse and parades around dragging the whole thing to show off his catch. We use it about once per day so he doesn’t get tired of it. After five months, it’s still his favorite toy." —G. Murray

    Get it from Amazon for $11.96.

    25. A Chuckit ball launcher so you can give your pup some much-needed exercise by being able to launch the ball at a significantly further distance than your arm can. This will tire them out faster, and keep your arm safe from all those throws!

    A dog staring at a ball launcher

    Promising review: "Quarantine just got so much better! The puppy is super happy!" —Jamie Flores

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (available in three sizes and five styles).

    Your pet, having a blast at home during quarantine because of all these products.


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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