|Material||Synthetic Fabric, Polyester||Synthetic Fabric, Polyester||—||Synthetic Fabric, Polyester||Polyester|
|Toy Type||Games & Puzzles||Games & Puzzles||Games & Puzzles||Games & Puzzles||Games & Puzzles, Plush Toys|
|Toy Feature||Exercise||Crinkle||Glowing & Light-Up||Catnip||Catnip|
|Breed Size||—||—||—||—||All Breeds|
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We put this together as one more toy for our cat and he went wild. The ball that comes with it and lights up as it moves around the track is all you need. I bought the accessory that he can chase food from the top to the bottom and he thought it was fun to store his fur mouse in it. Never looked at the treats. The ball was more fun. The instructions that come with the toy are hard to decipher, just remember you want the tracks to connect and meet at the end.
The ball doesn’t roll very far on its own because of the little hills in the track. Also, some of the tops of the track don’t click in all the way. (Perhaps I just got a slightly damaged component?) My kitten was able to pop the top of the track off and get the ball out at one point. Lastly, the ball I received sometimes doesn’t time-out on its own, so it glows constantly. Battery won’t last long with this defect. However, this is one of the only roller ball tracks that isn’t just a small circle, so my cat enjoys having it.
This is a hit. We have 4 indoor cats, 1.5 to 2 years old. They play great together, but, get bored and always want entertainment. This toy not only provides, but, is made to be abused. Worth every penny. On the expensive side but made to last. I hope this company comes out with more ideas and well made toys.
My cat popped the top off in five minutes. Took a bit to get them back on properly and he popped them off again. The balls don’t move around the track very well and they have to be swatted or crashed pretty hard to light up. My boy has more fun with the balls outside of the track more than in.
My cat likes it sometimes. It's not the most exciting toy in the world but she did like it for a while. Unfortunately the ball that lights up died in a matter of weeks. You can't replace the battery or anything, you just have to throw the whole thing out and buy a new one - which is not only incredibly wasteful, but also expensive. Disappointing.
I had such high hopes for this product that I bought both kinds of tracks and extras. Eagerly awaiting the packages' arrival, I envisioned my cats' joy. Said cats watched as the first 4 or 5 pieces locked into place before wandering off. Fine, I thought, no problem, they'll love it when it's all together and they know what they can do with it. Nope. Only two of my three cats seemed to understand that this was a toy at all. Fine, I thought, Jane will come around. She just needs a bit of time. Soon they'll all realize what this thing is and the joy shall commence. Well, they did try. Handsome Jack's paw/arm got trapped in the tunnel almost every time he reached for the ball. And an hour of that was sufficient for Jack. Simon Sez' trapping percentage was even higher but either more tenacious or thicker skinned, Simon persisted in his efforts to enjoy the catit tracks on & off for several days. He eventually have to give up within the week. So the 'paw holes' are not ideal for paws. The tunnels themselves, although supposedly both sets work together, the differences in ramp heights make it very difficult to move the balls along the track. (That is, of course, assuming for a cat with the proper paw size.) The balls themselves are another problem. They are neither sized correctly to fit the tracks nor weighted properly to run them smoothly. Most of the time you find them either stuck along the track past the paw point or laying lifeless at the end of the line. Like many other people, I tried different kinds of balls and repositioning the tracks until I felt crazy. In the end, I was unable to overcome the problems and my cats did not get the opportunity at that overwhelming joy I hoped for when making these purchases. Instead, they got the high risk of being injured either while attempting to interact with this as a toy(arms stuck inside plus panic) or trying to avoid this as a tripping hazard. Eventually, sad & a bit angry, I packed away the pieces as best I could. Even this was problematic as it's an awkward thing to store and I'd only retained one of the boxes- high hopes and all. So, today, this box sits, at an angle, always ready to tip over, with several pieces poking out the top somewhere...still in the way.