The Cat Kit Subscription Box Review + Coupon – July 2016
The Cat Kit is a monthly subscription box that contains items for both you and your cat!
This box was sent to us at no cost for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: The Cat Kit
The Cost: $39.95
COUPON: Use code MSA10 to save 10% off your first box!
The Products: Unique and well-designed items for cats and the people who love cats, curated according to a monthly theme.
Ships to: US (free), Canada for $6.95, UK for $13.95
Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!
There was a standard information card in the box listing the items, as well as a second card encouraging you to share on social media.
Birch Wood Cat Emoji Keychain from Lady Maggie – Value $7.95
The information card says this is probably one of my most-used emojis. I never actually use emojis (I don’t text and I don’t have a smartphone or tablet, plus I prefer to communicate using actual words), but I understand the sentiment! This has already gone into the bundle of keys, discount cards, and keychains I carry around.
Play-N-Squeak Interactive Bird Toy from Our Pets – Value $3.99
I got one of these in KitNipBox this month, too – same exact toy. Luckily, it’s pretty small and feathers are always a hit with my cats, so it has already gotten played with a bit.
These have catnip and cat grass plus wheat, oat, and rye grasses. I am thinking I will plant these in pots in the house because a lot of my neighbors let their cats roam loose (not something I recommend) and I don’t need any more of them using my yard as a litter box. But then I can keep them in a sunny room where the cats are not allowed and bring the plants out as an occasional treat.
My cats have had this brand of treats many times in the past and they’re always quite popular. These are semi-moist treats in a resealable bag and they don’t stink, which is always a plus.
Indoor Cat Tote Bag from Extras by Alaina – Value $18
My cats are all indoor cats. Outdoor cats do not live anywhere as long as indoor cats – there is much more risk of trauma (getting hit by a car, for example), predators (lots of suburbs have coyotes now), infectious disease, parasites, etc. (Before I found her, Sneaky was outside for probably just a few days. She had a massive flea infestation that she passed on to the rest of my cats, as well as roundworms!) So I definitely support this tote’s message! Despite the number of totes I seem to get in subscription boxes, I can never find one when I need it, so this is welcome.
Here are a few cat pictures…
As usual, Monkey was there to “help” me take photographs.
These treats were a big hit. (Mr. Kitty is not allowed to eat them due to his IBD. But everyone else liked them!)
Mr. Kitty was a bit grumpy this day. But he was up for some chin scratches.
Verdict: I calculated a value of about $42 for the July 2016 The Cat Kit. That is a little bit above the cost of the box, and some of the prices quoted above are sale prices. Plus, you’d have to pay separate shipping to order the Etsy items. So I think this is a pretty good value. I liked all the items, and my cats especially enjoyed the treats. This is a fun box for people who like cats and I think it would also make a good gift.
What do you think of July’s The Cat Kit? Do you subscribe to any cat boxes?