I had recently read an article about aleviating boredom in cats and this product was mentioned so I decided to get one for my young male cat Toby. He played with it almost immediately & rarely walks by it without stopping to send the ball rolling. I have it laid out in a wavy line and it is fun to watch him stalk the ball as it passes the openings. The design is unique as the end pieces are slightly elavated so the ball hits the end & is sent back the other way.
I'd classify this as one of those "when it works, it really, really works" things.Our lazier cat couldn't be less motivated by the catit play circuit, but our more active cat - holy cow does he love it! Even months later, all you have to do is rearrange the track, then start the ball rolling. He'll come running and wear himself out with it. The funniest is when he bats the ball, then leaps high in the air - like a victory celebration.It's not irresistable, as Cat #1 has proven, but for the right cat, is a v..
K. Smith's review is spot on. This is a reconfigurable tube with holes. Inside the tube is a ball. The cat puts its paw through a hole and pushes the ball, which goes rolling up and down or around the track. The ball makes a soft noise as it rolls. Some other cat balls can be fit inside. The best we've found so far is plastic balls with jingle bells inside; these are too fragile normally (they get stepped on and break) but very appealing inside this tube. We've also left cat treats, toy mice, and rib..