Catnip, also known as Catmint Nepeta or Cataria is a tasty spice that gives a pleasant feeling of relaxation.
Most cats like the smell of catnip! It relaxes them and triggers the desire to play. Ideal for make toys or scratching post more attractive! Sprinkle it on the spot you want to spoil them, or better yet, do the cat toy in a plastic bag with some catnip, so the after a few days the toys have the catnip smell. It makes old toys new and interesting again!
Perfect to make your catnip toys new and interesting again for your cat, but you can easily createcatnip toys yourself!
In behavior therapy for cats both Valerian and Catnip are often part of a therapy plan. It is used to make certain locations more attractive (eg scratching posts), or as support for stressed cats. Neither are a solution to a behavior problem, but a tool for specific therapies.