Interactive Cat Toys Help Improve the Health of Your Fat Cat

Posted March 06, 2006

Give your cat the exercise she needs and have a great time doing it!

One of the most widespread health concerns of cat owners is weight. Indoor cats, especially, are prone to putting on a few extra pounds. Short of taking the risk and sending her out to prowl, what steps can a concerned cat owner take to help trim down a fat cat? Your vet will probably recommend a reduced calorie diet and increased activity, but where do you start? Well, you’ve come to the right place! West Paw Design sells a variety of interactive cat toys to entice your cat into exercising, and they have such a high fun factor, you’ll be enjoying yourself perhaps even more than your cat!

First, you’ll need to have a way to make your cat move and keep moving. To start, look at our fishing pole, the Kitty Lure Caster. Features a sturdy two foot wooden pole and six foot tightly woven nylon line that does not fray even after hours of use. Your cat won’t be able to resist  the Kitty Lure, a lightweight feathery creature that’s easy to catch. Once you have your basic Caster, check out our other catnip toys, sold separately.

Kitty Lure Caster features a slip noose which lets you easily change out toys for variety and excitement in your cat’s play. We call it “interchangeable bait!” If your cat tires of the original toy, there’s no need to despair. Spice up your play and keep your cat’s weight off with new and exciting interactive cat toys to chase! To cast like a true fly-fisher, pull the line with your free hand and move the tip of the pole up. In one motion, release the line and cast the bait forward. Practice to perfection!

To try fresh West Paw Design bait, loosen the end loop and remove the toy then tighten loop around your new bait. It couldn’t be easier and more fun to get your cat the healthy exercise she needs with interactive cat toys.

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