Last Updated on July 8, 2021 by Jenny
When Pet Ki, the makers of RompiCatz toys reached out to me to see if I was interested in reviewing their new Mylar Cat Wand Toys, I was hesitant. I didn’t know if my cats would be interested in the Mylar – but was pleasantly surprised how attracted they were to them.
The RompiCatz Mylar Cat Teasers are playful wand toys, designed to tease your cat with hanging lures and encourage indoor play.
RompiCatz are inspired from the natural prey of cats, creating lifelike toys as possible, to make them more engaging.
The Winged Bug Teaser and Rustlin Butterfly Teaser are both made to look and move like flying insects, inspiring the hunter in your pet cat, and get them pouncing. They were designed with indoor cats in mind, and are intended to be used to provide both mental and physical exercise for your furry friend.
The Winged Bug Teaser ‘lure’ looks like a large flying insect with four wings: two blue and two pink. The Butterfly Teaser has three small butterflies, the position of which can be changed along it’s wire to mix up play.
The insects on each toy make a fairly loud crinkling sound as they move, or when touched, which most cats find exciting. This could be good for cats with visual impairment, as they’d be able to follow the noise of the toys.
The Winged Bug Teaser features moving Mylar ‘wings’ that flutter and make sounds as they move. This goes the extra mile to trick your cat into thinking they are chasing a real moving insect.
Both toys work by having the colorful, insect-shaped ‘lure’ on the end of a connecting string, or wire. This lets you move around the toy insect from a distance, triggering your cat’s hunting instinct, prompting them to try and playfully catch it. These are close up toys, ideal for lazy play with your cat while you lay in bed or on the couch.
The Winged Bug Teaser connects the shiny winged bug to the wand via a string, making it ideal for dragging along the ground, tempting your cat to pounce playfully at it as it moves. The Rustlin’ Butterfly Teaser has a thicker tension wire, rather than a string.
While this means it can’t be used to drag across the floor in quite the same way as the Winged Bug Teaser, the stiff line means you have a lot of control of where the butterflies bob in the air. This could mean it’s especially suitable for cats who like to jump up high, rather than stalk and pounce.
You can see both of my cats loved the toys – not only in our unboxing video below, but also in our review video below.
RompiCatz Japanese Mylar Cat Wand Teaser Toys Unboxing
The Japanese designed wand toys are made from high quality materials. The insect toy parts of the teasers are made from Mylar. Not only is Mylar reflective, making the toys shiny and interesting to your cat, it is also known for its toughness, making them surprisingly durable for the thinness of the material.
RompiCatz boast that their products have been created with the well-being of pets in mind, and undergone extensive safety testing to help cat owners feel completely at ease at playtime.
Neither toy is intended as a chew toy. They’re not suitable as toys to be left alone with your cat for solo play, and doing so may leave them damaged by your playful puss. They’re meant to be used as a teaser toy only, and to be used during interactive playtime between you and your cat.
RompiCatz Japanese Mylar Wand Toy Product Review
Where to Buy RompiCatz Japanese Mylar Wand Toys
We received the RompiCatz mylar wand toys for review from the manufacturer and also asked that they pay a small review fee. Receiving the free product and the review fee did not influence this honest post.