These adorable little mice are an excellent beginner food puzzle for cats. They are unlike anything else available in that they have a fabric covering allowing the cats to grab the toy with their claws. The large holes easily accommodate a dental diet, a preferred kibble when implementing foraging. If feeding mostly canned food and […]
Keep an open mind because dog toys can be great for cats too! They are often heavier which provides a greater challenge and they often hold more food for multiple cat households.
A more intricate food puzzle with multiple components. Wet cat food can also be used in the wells making it a versatile and challenging game for your cats. This toy is for the experienced forager!
This is an intricate and challenging stationary food puzzle. This video shows cats figuring out and solving the five different sections. This puzzle can accommodate canned food in some compartments as well as dry food. This is a toy is for the experienced forager!
Any ole wine box will do to make this super easy and cheap foraging toy. Watch to see how these three silly’s utilize this object. They are pretty hilarious. It helps if you have long legs for this one!
Foraging cubes are one of the most difficult food puzzles you can offer your cat. Most cats are initially pretty stumped by cubes but once they do get the hang of it they are unstoppable! Our foraging ping-pong balls can also be combined with these cubes to further increase the challenge. Simply fill ping-pong with […]
One of the more challenging of the commercial food puzzles, this toy is weighted, heavy and opaque making it great for an experienced forager. The challenge is tipping it over! Similar to a Weeble-Wobble, it will constantly right itself and stand back up.
This is a great beginner toy for multi-cat households. Food goes in through the top and funnels into the tunnels. If you wish to increase the challenge further, fill ping-pong balls and place inside the tunnels. This way the cats must spin the balls to get the food to dispense and then extract it from […]
This is a fantastic feline foraging toy! Traditionally a dog toy, it really seems geared more towards cats as most dogs would destroy this product. It comes with two sets of interchangeable lids, a set with one large hole and another set with three small holes. The holes can be taped up with scotch tape […]
Foraging eggs are an awesome and versatile toy. They are opaque and provide erratic movement, keeping kitty entertained and on the move. The eggs can be filled and placed inside other foraging toys to increase the difficulty level for your master forager!
Gus so nicely demonstrates the difficulty of oddly shaped items. When full this object can be quite heavy making it difficult to manipulate. For Gus it is no problem! Eating this way has helped Gus loose weight. Please share this video if you know an overweight kitty who could benefit from learning to forage for […]
This is an earthy, natural style food puzzle. I used a leftover rock from our catio, some cardboard tubes that already came cut just like this as packing material from a mail order and some garden twine. It’s a little rickety but a fun impromptu puzzle.
This video shows Willow foraging from a protein shake container. You truly can make a food puzzle out of just about anything in your home and the goal here to show you how to do that! It is nice to offer a variety of commercially available and homemade puzzles. Remember this is not only a […]
Opaque, cube-shaped toys are among the most challenging you can offer your cat. Paige shows you how it is done! Not every cat becomes this skilled or manipulates toys with this much gusto. A goal for you and your cat to work towards.
Wet food foraging can be a great way to slow down voracious over-eaters that later vomit their canned food meal. This stationary foraging board is fantastically versatile. In this clip Samson is demonstrating how the tongue module exercises their tongue and jaw muscles!
This video illustrates how this can be used for canned food as well as for dry as previously shown in Lefty’s Dog Tornado video. Canned food can be a bit of a challenge to offer in a food puzzle and this one works perfectly! Visit foodpuzzlesforcats.com for more info!
Some cats “nose” food puzzles while others use their paws to manipulate the toy. Here Soren is nosing the toy. Notice how he is only able to acquire one piece of food at a time. This limits the amount of food most cats would eat in one sitting which is why foraging can be useful […]
In this clip you will view cats exploring and foraging from a doggy toy! Do not let the dog photos on the packaging deter you from trying these toys out with your cats. Notice how only one piece of dry food is obtained at one time. If your cat scarfs and barfs, foraging is for […]
This video illustrates once again that even senior cats that have medical problems and disabilities can be capable of this behavior. Peaches is blind here and in between splint changes for an injury she sustained to her hind legs. Foraging can be a great way to limit the amount of carbohydrates your cat takes in […]
This video proves that even handicapped cats can work for their food. In this clip Lefty is 15 years old, a tripod his whole life, toothless, arthritic and has kidney and heart disease. He prefers to get the food himself! Your cats can do this! Visit foodpuzzlesforcats.com for more ideas!