HolinDesign sells the cats wall's wheel, a treadmill for cats. It's a toy that cats can enjoy alone even when their owner is not at home.

Room runner for cats "The cats wall's wheel"
Room runner for cats "The cats wall's wheel"

The mechanism of "The cats wall's wheel" is almost the same as the "hamster wheel" for hamsters. It is not equipped with a motor, etc., and the cat runs inside the wheel to rotate the wheel.

Cats can enjoy the feeling of a hamster!
Cats can enjoy the feeling of a hamster!

Unlike wild cats, domestic cats do not need to be hunted. For this reason, it is said that it is easy to accumulate energy physically and mentally.

"The cats wall's wheel" is a tool that dissipates the excess energy of domestic cats by running a wheel. Many similar products are already on the market in the United States, but Holin Design's "The cats wall's wheel" features a beautiful handmade design and space saving that can be installed in a small space.

Reference image: Similar product "One Fast Cat"
Reference image: Similar product "One Fast Cat"

fun! (By cat)
fun! (By cat)

Unlike "One Fast Cat", "The cats wall's wheel" is a wall-mounted type that can be installed in a small space.
Unlike "One Fast Cat", "The cats wall's wheel" is a wall-mounted type that can be installed in a small space.

The size of the drum is 120 cm in diameter x 30 cm in width and weighs 8.7 kg. The load capacity is up to 25 kg, so up to two adult cats of general size can play.

Holin Design also sells the floor-standing "the bike for cats". This is for people who live in apartments and can't screw or nail the walls. The size and load capacity of the drum part are the same as the wall-mounted type "The cats wall's wheel", but the overall weight is 15.3 kg, which is a little heavier because there are legs that support the drum.

Floor-standing type "the bike for cats" It has a beautiful finish, but it feels like it will be worn out as soon as the cat starts playing.
Floor-standing type "the bike for cats" It has a beautiful finish, but it feels like it will be worn out as soon as the cat starts playing.

You can buy it on the US online shopping site Etsy. The price is $ 750 for the wall-mounted space-saving "The cats wall's wheel" and $ 890 for the floor-standing "the bike for cats". Both shipping costs to Japan are $ 180.