Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Charlie's Amazing Treat Machine Rollers Review and Super Giveaway!

Cats like cardboard. Plain and simple. Buy them the fanciest toys, beds, gadgets, and gizmos, and at the end of the day you'll still find them curled up in their favorite box that you hauled home from Costco.

So, to help out box loving felines (and their frustrated humans) everywhere, I've recently been featuring earth-friendly cardboard cat products (See: Kitty Teepee and Geodome) that are not only cute and hip, but can also be recycled when kitty destroys them is done with the fun!

How they work

The latest product I've come across in this category is Amazing Treat Machine Rollers, which are interactive, 100% recyclable cardboard cat toys that offer the promise of two of your cat's favorite things: Treats and catnip!

Each box comes with cardboard sheets for assembling four rollers (with directions printed right on them), plus eight decorative wheels (that also serve to make the rollers more sturdy), and four organic catnip pouches.

Charlie always reads the directions before getting started

Once assembled, the holes in the rollers are big enough where the first few treats fall out very easily (Note: My cat may also be a genius), but once the amount of treats lessens, it becomes slightly more challenging. I must say it was hilarious to watch Charlie push the roller across the room to victory!





Out, darn treat!

I think the biggest mistake I made was trying the roller out with the treats before trying the catnip, because once he knew they were treat dispensers, the lure of catnip just didn't do it for him. However, since the initial trial, I've caught him tossing the empty toys around the house just for fun, so it goes to show that even without the promise of treats or catnip, they still offer a good time.

Overall, the rollers are deceptively sturdy, and if someone were to accidentally step on one, it wouldn't even break! They're a nice alternative to traditional cat toys, and also are good for a laugh while watching your confused kitty trying to liberate their treats.

Charlie takes his product reviewing duties very seriously

If you'd like to try Amazing Treat Machine Rollers out for yourself, you can purchase a box here for $7.95, PLUS the wonderful folks at Amazing Treat Machine are also offering a very generous 25% discount to my readers if you enter in code CATSPARELLA at checkout!

But wait...there's more!

Enter To Win!

On top of offering up a fantabulous discount, Amazing Treat Machine are also giving THREE lucky Catsparella readers the chance to win a box of Amazing Treat Machine Rollers to try out for themselves!

To enter, leave a comment on this post with your name and some way for me to contact you (email, link back to your blog or profile, Twitter, etc.).
The winners be will chosen in a random drawing next Wednesday, September 14th at 5:00PM EST. This giveaway is open to US readers only. One entry per person, please.

Good luck to all, and make sure to stop by Amazing Treat Machine to learn more about the rollers, and to check out the rest of their line of fun interactive cardboard pet toys!

(If you have any trouble entering a comment, please email me at

Disclosure: Charlie received free Amazing Treat Machine Rollers for giveaway and review, but all of the opinions expressed in this post are his own.

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