Cats should not gulp down their food. Doing so can result in choking, gagging, and even vomiting, none of which are pleasant for kitties or their humans (especially not for humans who walk around the house with bare feet).
If your cat is a gulper, ask the vet to rule out a physical cause such as parasites or a food that leaves your kitty lacking in nutrients and, therefore, always hungry. If your cat gulps because of a food obsession or other non-medical cause, this week’s Friday Freebie offers a solution: the Aikiou Stimulo interactive feeder.
The feeder features nine tubes of varying heights. Kitties must search the tubes for their food and scoop it up just like they would a mouse in a hole. The result: slower and safer eating, improved digestion, and a healthier attitude toward food, which can lead to less anxiety overall.
Made from dishwasher-safe polypropylene, the company’s feeders contain no dangerous BPA, BHT, or lead. You also can use them to dispense treats, turning snack time into a game.
Would you like the chance to win an Aikiou Stimulo interactive feeder? Simply follow the directions below.
How to Enter
- Create a Disqus account, if you haven’t already, and include a valid email. It takes just a minute and allows you to better participate in Catster’s community of people who are passionate about cats. If you already have a Disqus account, check it to ensure the account includes a valid email.
- Comment below using your Disqus account, telling us about the gulper in your family. Bonus points for photos! Our favorite photos/comments win. You must be a resident of the continuous U.S. to win.
- Check your email for a "You’ve Won!" message from me after noon PST on Thursday, May 8. I’ll give the winner two days to respond before moving on to our next favorite.
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