Meowbox Subscription Box Review – December 2015
Meowbox is a monthly subscription box for cats filled with fun, unique toys and natural, grain-free, organic, or locally-made treats.
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The Subscription Box: Meowbox
The Cost: $32.95 a month (save with longer subscription plans)
The Products: 5-7 toys and treats per month for your cat.
Good to know: Meowbox will substitute non-food items for cats with special dietary requirements. (There is a box to check during the signup process if you want to do this.) And for every Meowbox you buy, they give one can of food to a shelter cat!
Ships to: US (free shipping), Canada, and the UK (not sure of shipping costs for those last two)
I love this – they wrote my cats’ names inside the lid!
Here’s a look at the items.
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I just had to share this here. Poor Monkey has a scab on his underside that he keeps licking at (don’t worry, it is getting better), so he has to wear the E collar. He wanted badly to get inside the box, but the collar meant he kept pushing it across the dining room floor instead.
Included was an information card detailing the items in the box. I love the cartoon – so true!
Petstages Geeky Squeek Mouse – Value $4.99
This must’ve had some strong catnip in it. Monkey wouldn’t let anyone else near it.
Ruff and Whiskerz Wildlife Rodentz – Value $5 (?)
My guys (and gal) were all too crazy from the catnip to actually chase this (they just wanted to roll around on the floor). Mr. Kitty definitely loves chewing on things with fuzzy textures (I think his medication makes him do this for some reason). I couldn’t find these in stock online anywhere, so the value is a guess (the Amazon listings had a price of $999…).
Bavarian Cat Toy Festive Holiday Pillow Toy – Value $6.99
We got another toy from this company a few months ago. It has a strange (strong) smell (valerian, according to the packaging, somewhere between “cheese” and “dirty feet” to me) but the cats seem to like it. (This is a seasonal item so I linked to some others from the same product line, instead.)
Pet Candy Catnip Penny Candy (2 pieces) – Value $1.98
I think these were the clear toy winner this month. Sneaky, Madison, and Mr. Kitty all loved them. So much I had to take them away from the cats for fear of Mr. Kitty swallowing it. They will get only supervised play from here on out!
PetGreens Semi Moist Treats (3 oz) – Value $5.55
These are grain free and made in the USA. As usual, Sneaky and Madison liked them, Monkey didn’t really care (he is oddly unmotivated by food), and Mr. Kitty can’t have them due to his IBD.
There was also a coupon for some nail trimmers that are supposed to keep you from cutting the quick of the nails. Nice if you can do it, but I am going to keep paying $10 at the vet when I need nail trims.
And now for the gratuitous cat photos:
These little candy things were quite popular this month. Madison was tossing this one across the room and rolling all over the floor with it.
Monkey would not stop licking this toy. It was wet, wet, wet when he finally left it alone.
Mr. Kitty didn’t want his photo taken this month. But he really loved these toys a lot. He almost had the whole thing in his mouth at one point (so I did take it away eventually).
And what cat subscription review would be complete without a picture of Sneaky biting something?
Verdict: I calculated a value of about $24.50 for the December 2015 Meowbox. That’s low for the price of a one-month subscription, but an improvement over last month. My cats liked everything. I think a box like this is best for people with multiple cats (more of a chance that every item will be enjoyed), and I’d strongly recommend a multi-month subscription using a coupon code so that you can at least break even on the per-box cost.
What did you think of the December 2015 Meowbox? Do you subscribe to any cat boxes?