For the cat that has everything—try out a robot cat toy! The toy robot field is trendy and quickly expanding, including in the pet care niche. We did some digging and found some of the most exciting robotic toys for cats around. These toys can make it a little easier for your feline to get the daily exercise he needs! (Supervision strongly recommended for all robot cat toys.)
Bring the excitement of a cartoon cat-and-mouse chase right into your living room! Mousr’s suite of sensors and built-in artificial intelligence make this a very sophisticated robot cat toy. His variety of tail attachments means he’s customizable to match just about any cat's play style. Compatible iOS or Android device required.
Amazinglycat Robot Bug Toy
Cats love to chase this robot bug toy because of its super realistic and unpredictable movements. Its rubbery cover is enjoyable for cats to chew, making it hold up well against tooth and claw. Amazinglycat suggests letting the robot bug loose in a box, paper bag, or plastic bag for your cat’s amusement.
Meowingtons Mouse Hunt Cat Toy
This app-controlled robot cat toy will satisfy your cat’s natural instinct to hunt, while you control the mouse directly from your phone. Just charge the mouse via USB, download the free app, and set your cat on the hunt! The Mouse Hunt has a realistic, lifelike mouse design and is equipped to satisfy all of your cat’s senses.
SHRU Intelligent Cat Companion
SHRU is designed to mimic and respond like a living animal, keeping your cat mentally and physically stimulated while you’re out. No more guilt when you leave kitty home alone! Turn this robot cat toy on in the morning, and it will play on and off throughout the day based on how your cat interacts with it.
VARRAM Pet Fitness Robot
This pet fitness robot will automatically play with your cat by zooming around the room, interacting, and dispensing treats. The toy robot advanced positioning sensor allows it to navigate any space without getting stuck. With the VARRAM mobile app, you can check in, give a treat, schedule activity time, and track all your cat’s work.
This robot toy isn’t made for cats, per se. However, many of its customers have revealed that this tiny, app-enabled robotic ball inadvertently became their cat’s favorite toy! Sphero Mini has a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights. With almost an hour of play time, it’s the next big thing for pets.
HEXBUG nano Robotic Cat Toy
Possessing an uncanny sense of balance, the HEXBUG nano Robotic Cat Toy can navigate around objects, find its way out of corners, and flip over from its back to its feet in an attempt to escape its captor! This toy robot bug scurries around with a soft, colorful, furry tail dragging behind, calling the attention of your cat.
Amazinglycat Remote-Controlled Ball Toy
This remote-controlled ball toy rolls around and moves on its own. Watch your cat scurry after it and surprise him with the ball suddenly taking off or changing direction. It’s easy to use: Just open the ball, insert batteries (not included), and drive your cat wild with fun!
PetSafe Bolt Interactive Laser Cat Toy
This unique battery-operated toy delivers hours of endless fun thanks to the automated rotating mirror that beams the laser out in random patterns for hands-free solo play to help keep your furry friend from getting bored and anxious while you’re busy or away. Requires 4 AA batteries (not included).
Convinced your feline needs a robot cat toy? The options are exciting and ever-expanding. Of course we don’t want to advocate for less one-on-one play with your cat—just a new way of stimulating him both physically and mentally!