It’s the Summer Solstice today and to celebrate the first day of summer, we’re excited about our Solar Chasers giveaway, a new solar-powered toy we’re hot for.
As a holistic cat behaviorist, Solar Chasers are the most innovative and interactive cat toy we’ve seen in a long time. More than ever, cats need interactive play to satisfy their need to hunt. Cats that don’t have adequate play/hunt time are bored and prone to more behavioral problems. See our recent post about how and why cats hunt/play.
The only way to really know how a cat toy works is to try it. We unwrapped a Solar Chaser from the very nice people from SolarChasers.com who sent us one to try. We love that they’re small, American family business and not a mega corporation too! The small green unit contains a solar battery with a power on/off switch and big suctions cups (easily removed if you’d like to re-position).
For kitties, play variety is the spice of life. Once the unit is charged, the cord and toy will move, enticing a kitty to imagine the toy is alive! Odin, our official product tester took one look at his Solar Chaser and the chase was on.
Back and forth batting practice, running in circles, tugging, pulling and rolling on the floor and finally a successful “kill”. No matter how hard he tugged, those suction cups stayed put. A short rest and our tester was ready for round two.
What we love is the Solar catcher’s ability to be used in multiple ways from interactive play when a cat is alone and interactive play with their pet parent.
- Solar Chasers are powered by the sun. No need for batteries ever!
- Industrial strength suction cups.
- Mimics the movement of real prey.
- Portable, easily moved to different locations.
- The toy can be removed from the solar battery unit and used manually as a wand type toy for interactive play with your cat. It’s like having two toys in one.
Odin gives Solar Chaser his highest rating of four paws.
If you like to learn more about Solar Chasers, visit them at their website Solar Chasers.com
Two lucky Cat Wisdom 101 fans will win a Solar Chaser valued at $29.95 each. To enter for a chance to win, simply leave a comment at this post anytime until 11:59 pm EDT June 28, 2012. You can leave a comment under any name but please include a valid email. It’s not visible online and the only way we can contact you if you win. This giveaway is open to Cat Wisdom 101 email subscribers and/our Facebook page fans. Good luck! The winner will be announced on June 29, 2012.
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