- Jen Van de Kieft
Unique Enrichment Products Created by a Veterinarian to Reduce Boredom
Dr. Lynn Bahr founded Dezi & Roo, named after her cats, to combat the lack of stimulation and stress from indoor living which can lead to behavioral problems. Her products are quite affordable and are available at deziroo.com. Some of my favorites are:
* Hide and Sneak Tunnel: Tunnel made of paper and cardboard which cats are naturally attracted to. It’s great for playing, hiding, and simply hanging out. This is Luke outside the tunnel. Maya is inside.
* Cloud Nine Silver Vine: Odor enrichment powder similar to catnip, except it is way more potent - cats react strongly to it. Rub some on a toy. Unlike catnip, you cannot give it directly to cats to eat.
* Magic Carpet: Versatile large thin plastic sheet. Toys or treats can be hidden in its layers. Cats can rest on it. I like to use it over battery operated toys since cats love to attack prey they see moving under the carpet.
* Wand attachments: Exciting alternatives to feathers. My cats love the cuttlefish and squid.