It's a sad fact of life that the more expensive the cat toy, the less likely the animal is to actually play with it. Take Cassie, for example. When we brought her home from the animal shelter, the staff had put quite a few toys in her box, but it turns out she plays with only 2.5 of them - a ball, a pipe cleaner that was wrapped around a pencil to make it twisty, and sometimes a little crocheted mouse (the 1/2). Her favorite toys, though, are a long old sweatshirt string and the blue pull tab from a gallon milk jug. She loves to bring that milk ring, as we call it, up on the bed. In the first three pictures you can see her hiding it under my body pillow, and if you look carefully at her mouth in the fourth picture, you can see the little blue ring. The fifth picture speaks for itself.