The 10 Best Cat Toys of 2021

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Although they sometimes seem quite content just to hit a piece of string, cats really deserve really fun toys. Just like dogs, your feline lover needs mental and physical stimulation, and luckily there are all sorts of great ways to keep them occupied, both physically and mentally.

You may think your cat is ignoring you. But things will change when you pull out one of these cat toys. Even the coolest cat won’t be able to resist when you offer a catnip mouse or a really huge paper bag tunnel.

These items have been selected with cats’ preferences in mind and of course we have paid special attention to companies that have used recycled materials or otherwise considered the environment in the design or manufacture of their products.

If you feel like you are always trying to keep your cat happy, here are some of the best cat toys out there:

Final verdict

Our top cat toy is The Ripple Rug by SnugglyCat (available on Amazon) because of its sustainable materials and lots of fun configurations. If you’re looking for a durable wand toy, check out the Kong Active Feather Teaser (available on Amazon).

Why trust Treehugger?

The proud mother of a rescue dog, Mary Jo DiLonardo, has looked after 30 dogs and puppies and a handful of kittens. Their floors are covered in an endless collection of pet toys. For more than 25 years, Mary Jo has dealt with a wide range of topics with a focus on nature, pets, health, science and anything that helps make the world a better place. She spent six years at Treehugger, formerly under the Mother Nature Network brand.

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