KitNipBox Cat Subscription Review + Coupon – July 2018
KitNipBox is a monthly subscription box just for cats. Each month, expect a themed selection of toys and treats for your kitty! None of the food products in the box are made in China, though some of the toys may be. All KitNipBox toys are thoroughly assessed for quality and safety by the KitNipBox team.
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This review is of the Multi-Cat, $29.99 a month, box.
The Subscription Box: KitNipBox
The Cost: $19.99 a month for the “Happy Cat” box and $29.99 a month for the “Multi-Cat” box.
COUPON: Use code SUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION15 to save 15% off your first box!
The Products: Toys, treats, and occasional health or hygiene items for cats.
Good to know: There is a “no treat” option for cats with allergies and food sensitivities!
Ships to: U.S. (free), Canada, and the U.K. (for countries not mentioned, contact KitNip Box for options)
KitNipBox July 2018 Review
KitNipBox has monthly themes. Around holidays, they are holiday themes, but you can never predict what it’ll be at other times:
The information card included a list of items in the box. They included values and I have used a lot of these below because KitNipBox toys can be hard to find for sale online. This month has an alien/space travel theme.
Safemade Intergalactic Alien Pet – Listed Value $5
This is a catnip plush that’s on the large side, but the most interesting thing about this to my cats is the raffia sticking out of it where arms and legs would be. Several kitties (Mr. Kitty included) chewed on that, but it seems firmly attached.
All for Paws Wood and Feather Chase and Play Balls – Listed Value $5
Sneaky wanted to bite the leather and Angus wanted to bite the feathers so I am going to have to keep an eye on this one (probably this is a “supervised play only” toy for my kitties). There is also an element of sound as the wood balls knock together.
LEAP Space Mice Three Pack – Listed Value $3
These are simple, small catnip mice, but sometimes my cats like the cheapest toys the best. Especially Angus, who manages to dredge up catnip mice I haven’t even seen for like five years. Angus has already had fun with these – I have seen them move from where I left them.
All for Paws Rocket Toss Toy – Listed Value $6
This is another large-ish catnip plush. My cats found the “flames” at the bottom the most interesting part. This is probably another “supervised play only” toy for my crew as there is some risk of Sneaky eating the ribbons while I am not watching. Mr. Kitty liked investigating this as well.
All for Paws Astrocat Kicker – Listed Value $5
This is a catnip plush “kicker” type toy. I used to think my cats didn’t like kickers and then Angus came along. He plays with toys that look like they’re bigger than he is! This isn’t that large (see it next to Mr. Kitty below for some scale) but Angus has managed to do some wrestling with it already. Monkey seems interested in the fabric texture of the outside of this (Monkey is very into licking fabrics…).
These are grain-free treats. They’re crunchy and small and come in a resealable bag. Bonus: they don’t smell strongly of fish. Angus, Madison, and Sneaky were all fans.
Shooting Star Wand – Listed Value $7
This was the clear winner from this box. Sneaky had a ball with it and Madison and Angus also showed interest. Lately, we’ve been getting a wand toy in every Kitnipbox and I will never complain about that since my cats like them so much.
Now I know you are here for the cat photos, so here you go:
What is this?
Angus investigates the rocket. (I know he has scratches on his nose. I think he got into it with Sneaky. She has a scratch too.)
Madison investigates a treat.
Monkey hasn’t been feeling his best lately. It’s hot and he is shedding, and that means hairballs. So I posed him with some toys.
I would’ve shown more pictures of her with the wand but she insisted on keeping her back to me.
Sneaky investigates some feathers.
Sneaky, in going for a treat, eats my hand.
Here I pose Mr. Kitty with some toys.
He did like gnawing on the raffia.
Verdict: I calculated a value of $33.49 for the July KitNipBox. I appreciated the variety of toy types (and textures) and I think the box contents show you can stick with a theme while still providing different kinds of items. I know I haven’t provided links for most of the products, and that’s because I can’t usually find these brands for sale at retail prices online. I do occasionally see these brands in other cat subscription boxes, and I have found them at wholesale websites before (just not with retail prices), so while I don’t think you would be able to find some (or all) of these items at stores, I feel like Kitnipbox is probably sourcing them from wholesale suppliers, which is a perfectly reasonable thing to do. I thought the theme was fun and my cats enjoyed the items, plus the value was a few dollars over the month-to-month cost of the subscription, so we are happy.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? Your first KitNipBox will ship right after your payment processes, so you should still be able to get July’s box if you sign up now.
Coupon – Save 15% off your first box with code SUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION15
Value Breakdown: At $29.99 a month for this box, you are paying approximately the following per item:
- Alien toy $4.48
- Leather with wood balls and feathers toy $4.48
- Catnip mice $2.69
- Rocket toy $5.38
- Cat in space suit toy $4.48
- Treats $2.23
- Wand $6.27
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