SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Cat Toy Concealed Motion Toy Reviewed


Cats are naturally curious creatures. It’s where the famous phrase came from: curiosity killed the cat. While you might want to keep your cat’s curiosity going, you surely never want to see it get hurt. Keeping your cat’s brain enticed and engaged is a good way to keep it mentally healthy. And while they naturally like to chase other animals around, having creatures to chase may not be the case in your living environment. After all, it’s never good to have mice or roaches around. Fortunately, there’s a cat toy that can keep your cat’s natural instincts exercised and sharpened: the SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Cat Toy Concealed Motion Toy.

Durability and Reliability

The toy is such a simple concept and make, yet it’s so effective that you’re going to wonder why you never thought about it before. The Hot Pursuit Cat Toy is made with plastic materials that are designed to withstand endless amounts of pouncing and bouncing on. There are three main components to this toy: the machine, the cover, and the wand. The machine will function with just 3 AA batteries. You’ll have to turn the machine off after use; the toy will last longer this way. The toy comes with different wands that are supposed to be more durable than most feather wands. Once it gets going, it realistically replicates the movements of a hidden and moving prey. It’s as fascinating as you think it might be for your cat—and more.

Comfort Level

All cats have different levels of needs—physical, emotional, and mental. The Hot Pursuit Cat Toy is designed to satisfy the instinctual needs of your cat to explore, to discover, and to literally pounce on something. This toy will provide your cat with hours of pure excitement and fascination. Apart from the erratically moving wand, the toy also features moving lights for even more interaction and engagement. It’ll make your cat feel like it’s actually out fulfilling some naturally ordained job to get rid of its prey without exposing it to any real danger. The materials of this toy are guaranteed to be safe for children, so this means that they will never harm your cat in any way whatsoever.


The Hot Pursuit Cat Toy is versatile enough to suit any cat breed and size. The toy provides an active game for cats, and it’s a guaranteed hit no matter what. It’ll surely grab the attention and interest of cats regardless of how old they may be. It’s a great way to bring indoor exercise, and it works well on any type of floor surface as well. So whether you have the largest Maine Coon in the neighborhood or the smallest Munchkin around, you’ll soon see that your cat will absolutely love the Hot Pursuit Cat Toy.

Cost and Value

A single pack of the SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Toy is just about $10. That’s an incredible value for something that can bring so much for your cat. The benefits alone are plenty. It’s a great mental and physical workout for your cat. It also satisfies cats’ natural instincts for pursuing prey. In addition to those, this cat toy is extremely portable, so you can bring it with you anywhere you go. It can work on any surface and is easy to use and put away. The fact that it also only needs regular batteries to operate is a plus. It’s one toy that your cat will enjoy from its kitten days to adulthood. You can even change it up once in a while by replacing the wands with a different tail. Your cat will constantly be curious and completely entertained.

Durability and Reliability8.8
Comfort Level9
Cost and Value8.9
Don’t let your cat ever get into a dangerous game of real-life cat and mouse. With the SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Cat Toy, your cat will never have to. The cat toy will provide endless opportunities to chase something that won’t actually run into tight spots, the street, or any other place where it could potentially get injured. This cat toy is not only fun and engaging; it’ll also keep your cat as active as possible. Most cats tend to sleep and lounge all day long; but as soon as this toy is turned on, you can guarantee that your cat will jump into play mode right away.