In this clip you can see the creativity and challenge that can be incorporated in order to make cats work for their meals. Sometimes the smartest kitties are the ones waiting for the others who are doing all of the work to dispense some kibble! I call this opportunistic foraging! The orange cat in this […]
Two senior cats foraging for the very first time from a wiffle ball toy. This object is great for beginners and intermediate foragers. The many holes appeal to their sense of smell and they can even hook their nails into the holes and pick up the ball and shake it!
If your cat becomes tired of chasing the ball around in any of these channel-like toys, simple convert them into a stationary foraging toy! Alternating how these toys can be used creates novel interest and keeps your cat mentally stimulated and engaged. Visit foodpuzzlesforcats.com for more ideas!
All you need is an old coffee mug and a place mat. This is a great way to slow down a cat that eats their canned food too quickly and later vomits. Visit foodpuzzlesforcats.com for more ideas!
Foraging toys do not need to be fancy. They just need to be unique and challenging for your particular cat and their skill level. Household items can make amazing food puzzles. It is important to offer unique items daily for mental stimulation. Remember, this is not only a feeding protocol, but mental and physical enrichment […]