Ten easy games you can play with your cat
Playing with your cat brings many benefits to both of you. Games provide cats with mental stimulation and exercise which they need just as much as we do. Playing with your cat also helps you bond with them and builds trust and affection. Here are ten easy games that you and your feline companions can enjoy day after day after day without having to spend big bucks.
You will need only one object for this game: a ping pong ball. It’s an easy game. You bounce the pingpong ball on the floor or against a wall and watch your cat bounce along with it. I’ve done this many times and have ended up laughing at the many odd ways my cats can twist and contort their bodies just to get a swipe at the little ball.
Crumple a piece of paper, roll it across the floor, and watch what happens. My cats love this game. There’s something about the sound crumpled paper makes that they just cannot resist. One of my cats even carries the crumpled ball of paper with her when she goes to bed. Be sure to collect the ball of paper when you’re done playing, or you’ll have confetti everywhere the next day! I learned that the hard way.
Cut about two feet of yarn or ribbon and drag it across the bed or floor. Your cats’ eyes will literally bulge out of their heads when they see the alluring piece of string and they’ll bolt right for it. Just make sure to put it away when you’re done. You don’t want your cats swallowing the string. READ MORE…