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Little Buddy Cat Toy Maker Tells Us: What Makes a Great Catnip Cat Kicker Toy?

“I have made over 25,000 cat toys for Mud Bay, from my home in Seattle,” said Chris Sweeney, who makes Buddy cat kicker toys. “That’s a lot of happy cats – and hopefully a lot of laughing and cheering.”

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How to Help Your Indoor Cats Hunt for Their Food

two cats cuddling

“An indoor cat is not going to have an opportunity to hunt a mouse,” explains Mukilteo Store Manager Whitney Wilmott. “But play or any other physical activity triggers the same hunting mental response. Activity can stimulate appetite. Playing with your cat right before you feed him helps him think that he’s hunting his food. Then, when he’s eating, it’s as if he’s caught his meal.”

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Why Pungent Valerian Cat Toys Might Delight Your Feline

“Cats like to smell valerian root because it can make them feel euphoric,” explains Belltown Store Manager Mike Eppley. “Some cats don’t have the gene that makes catnip appealing to them. For cats who don’t like catnip, valerian can be a good alternative.”

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