What is a puzzle feeder? A puzzle feeder or puzzle toy is a device that allows your cat to forage or ‘hunt’ for food. Puzzle feeders can be purchased or homemade and can range from very simple to very complex. The idea behind a puzzle feeder is to provide enrichment through mental engagement and physical activity. While your cat might not ‘need’ a puzzle feeder indoor cats particularly can benefit from the stimulation that they provide.
Puzzle feeders can:
My Burmese, Harvey and Domestic, Owen with The Trixie Poker Box
Elizabeth Llewellyn is a feline welfare and behaviour specialist with 30 years experience working with cats in a variety of settings including rescue, breeding, boarding, grooming and veterinary. She lives in Chittenden County Vermont with her three cats.