Decent rechargeable laser pointer for cat?

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Decent rechargeable laser pointer for cat?

I’m serious. My cat’s a total crack head for the laser on my infrared thermometer. I understand it needs to be super low power so you don’t fry/blind your cat… But are there any ones that aren’t cheap garbage? The laifoo one seems at least decent?

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I will recommend laserglow, they make quality products built to last, they are eye safe also

https://www.laserglow.com/product/byproduct/Premium-Laser-Pointers/

I dont really like amazon because most sellers lie about specs so they can sell them in unsafe ranges
you should be fine with the $30 one

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don’t they have those tabletop lasers for cats? I know they run with 3x AA but you can use rechargeables with it
PetSafe Automatic Laser or Playdot!

Grab some usb rechargeable AA and it’ll run

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I got a few 2×AA laser pointers from Harbor Freight decades ago for like 7bux each. Kinda borderline, as one works fine with eneloops whereas the other one needs just a scootch more voltage.

Or get a LFP cell (3.2V) and dummy cell.

(Don’t try Li-ion in a 3V laser, though.)

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Believe me, any time I try and cheese off being an active participant in playtime… Our snowshoe siamese just stares at me like “you’re not getting out of this one… Play with me!”

power911 wrote:
don’t they have those tabletop lasers for cats? I know they run with 3x AA but you can use rechargeables with it
PetSafe Automatic Laser or Playdot!

Grab some usb rechargeable AA and it’ll run

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I have a decent laser pointer but it is pretty old. It runs well on Eneloops. Eneloops have solved a lot of life challenges for me. For instance, I’ve been using rechargeable electric toothbrushes for years. They never last long and the internal battery seems to be the culprit. So I bought a cheap one that runs on a pair of AA cells. I loaded it with Eneloop Pros. Not only has it outlasted every previous model I’ve owned, it is doing so with consistent performance.

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Cats and flashaholics are so similiar. Look at that hotspot, look, look, look, daaamn gotta get that, gotta get that.

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Get one of these, sit back, enjoy the show…
https://www.amazon.com/PetSafe-Bolt-Laser-Cat-Automatic/dp/B0021L8W6K

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i would not try to include recharging on the laser pointer

they do not really use a lot of power

removing the cells every 2 months to charge, is not that onerous

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