This is a cute toy for my active cat 'Tasha'. She was a little bit scared of the fish first. I decided to turn off the toy and let her smell the catnip for few hours. When she is familiar the fish, I turned it on and let her play with it. Now she plays with the fish constantly and I had to hide it from her, otherwise she would grab it all night long.
The fish toy material is similar to a padded small cloth purse. Its durable and would last from cat's bites. I like the option to recharge the battery via USB. Save money on batteries. The small bag of catnip inside the fish helps a lot, because the toy may scare them at first. The fish's tail wiggles at a different speed each time it was touched. It added some excitement to see the changes of the flops.
If you would like to get a unique toy for your shy cat, get this. They will be entertained all day.
They pass my smell test. ( Sounds weird but I don't like or want to give my cat something that smells of chemicals.)
As the title suggests they are larger than I thought they would be. Which is great! I love the larger toys, they are harder for my cat to shove under the couch or otherwise lose very easily like what has to be a thousand ball toys by now lost under couches or other things we don't move very often. (like the refrigerator. You'd be surprised.)
I finally found a toy my cat doesn't get bored with within a day! She absolutely loves her fish. I can barely get it away from her to charge it. Will be buying another one for backup!
My cats are obsessed and my husband and I can't stop laughing! The cats' initial reaction was curious hesitation, then obsessive stalking/staring, and now sneak attacks around corners and when it stops moving. I definitely appreciate how it is motion activated and has different flop patterns. It comes with a catnip pouch, which adds to the intrigue (both of my cats are catnip sensitive). Seems to charge quickly with the USB cable provided, but you need to have your own USB power adapter. Really fun cat toy, would recommend!
By first, I mean first of its kind! Usually my cat Bella would not go for a toy by herself. I would have to play with her. She's very bored at home (especially when I'm out) and does not seem to enjoy herself much. I gave this toy high hopes and it was well worth it.
The last cat toy I will ever need.
Took my cat a little while to warm up to the fish. The fish works intermittently, laying still for a while, then flopping actively when touched. Not turning off the battery allows the fish to activate during the night when kitty is up for a stroll.
The new "intruder" is a great adrenaline pump for unexpected nocturnal activity, until remembering the fish is the culprit. Fun to watch the cat interact with the fish. It is probably fun for the cat to watch the owner interact with it as well.
this is well made and is still running after several weeks on only one charge. I loved that I can recharge by plugging it in instead of buying batteries. (So sick of batteries.) it looks and wriggles realistically enough to be a little creepy. The cat loved it! He’s an ADHD cat with extreme toy needs.
The only review you'll probably need for this product.
I got these because my cat usually don't play with toys much and have separation anxiety when I leave for work. It was cheap so why not, I bought two in case the first one broke (I have not unpackaged the second one yet).
I didn't know what to think when I first received it and I didn't know how my cat would react. At first, Tom (my cat), was hesitate and spooked. I guess I introduced it way too quick expecting it to play with it like a dog would. I introduced it again and placed the catnip inside the toy. Slowly, but surely, he came to play with it.
Awesome, now to see what happens when I leave for work.
I left it on and left the house. I have a little Alexa cam in my home to check up on Tom. At first he was just waiting by the door (what he usually does). Then after a while he decided to play with the fish for around 40 minutes and then took a nap. Motion detected a couple times during the day where he'd get up to play with it. The fish also turns off after a while so it doesn't bother him all day.
I love this product and recommended it to all my friends. If you are looking to buy, don't hesitate.
My beautiful Zoe loves the floppy fish! It is different from other toys I've bought for her. This is the first mechanical and moving toy and she loves it. I love that shes so happy!
Came quick and actually came with the catnip. It isn't the highest quality catnip, so I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5. Of course, you can refill the pouch with whatever catnip you choose.
As for the toy, the cats enjoy it a lo.t I've never seen my kitties this excited for a toy. maybe because it moves and it actually looks like a fish
i am writing this review because i am so satisfied with it, thank you very much for making my cat excited again.
My kitties are 9 & 11 pounds and the fish is big enough for them to wrap their arms around & wrestle with it. They seem to enjoy it so far!
I didn't realize it was motion activated, so when you turn it on you might think it's broken, but all you have to do is tap it & it starts to wiggle & will turn off after 15 seconds or so, you just tap again to get it working, my cats were able to activate it, so you don't even have to tap it yourself.
It takes about 30 minutes to charge, the light will go from red to green once it's done charging.
My cats love it! Rub a little nip on it, and it will really keep them busy. I was pleasantly surprised at how realistic it looked.
came fast, very good
Inky has found a new best friend in his dancing fish. He loves it and thinks it is a puurrfict birthday present.
Works just as advertised and gets my cats attention every time. It also has a pouch inside that contains a packet of catnip , which gets him very excited!
My friends were a little nervous at first but the catnip was too alluring. Within 30 minutes they were body slamming, tossing, yowlling, and disemboweling that poor fish. Were having hours of fun watching them. Great toy!
My cat is old and gets bored with toys quickly. This thing really works and he is obsessed with it. Slept with it last night. Fun toy.
I haven't had this very long, but my 3 cats and 4 "visitors" each take a turn with it. My cats tend to like toys for awhile, then go through a period of ignoring it before returning some time later. I think it will get more use as time goes on, but I am satisfied with the purchase. Easy to charge, charge has lasted 3-4 days, activates when touched. It arrived quickly.
This is PURRRFECT for the Cat who thought he/she had everything. My Daughter's little girl gets soooo excited whenever she hears her new "friend" start to flop and wriggle. This is something that brings out the kitten in everyone, especially a "worldly" five year old like Bettie.
I bought 2 of these for our 2 cats.
The fish showed up ASAP. Charged them up for 1/2 hour and through them on the floor.
The cats went crazy over them and after 2 weeks they still love planing with them.
I have a very spoiled cat. I try many toys to entertain him. Sinbad seems to be enjoying his new fish toy. I have bought many toys and a cat bed from this company which have all met with Sinbad's approval and mine. I will continue to use this vendor for their very unique cat products.
Will I ever learn, with 8 cats, that 1 new toy is not enough? They all loved this fish!!