Catnip Alternative Variety Powder Pack- Catnip Keef, Silvervine Powder and Valerian Root Powder
Everyone knows about catnip, but did you know there are other natural plants that cats love just as much (or even more)?
Our Meowy Janes Catnip Alternative Variety Powder Pack is a fantastic way to try each of the different all natural cat attractants and is an easy way to determine what your cats favorites are! There is something here for every kitty to enjoy... you may even find a new favorite!
The powder form makes an amazing rub for toys as it clings right to them! A small amount goes a long way!
Each Pack Contains-
Meowy Janes Catnip Keef is the most potent form of catnip available!
In each tin is a mixture of fine catnip pollen and dust containing the highest possible concentration of Nepetalactone (the essential oil of catnip that cats love). Each tin is equivalent to more than a full cup of catnip!
Just like the 'human version' of it's namesake, it is slightly sticky, which makes it an amazing rub for toys as it clings right to them! A small amount goes a long way!
An alternative treat to catnip that's even more intense - Silvervine Powder!
Many cats love Silvervine even if they have no reaction to catnip!
A 2017 study found that one in three cats do not respond to catnip but that 80 percent of all cats respond to Silvervine. For cats who have no reaction to catnip, it is an excellent alternative. If your cat already loves catnip, Silvervine can be a great addition to their playtime repertoire !
To make our natural Silvervine Powder, we very finely grind up the dried fruit of an ivy like plant called the Actinindia Polygama that is native to the mountains of Eastern Asia. Although relatively unknown in Northern America, the silver vine plant is very popularly used in Japan and China as a cat stimulant.
Valerian Root Powder-
A fun alternative to catnip! Meowy Janes Valerian Root Powder is a perfect alternative for cats who don't react to catnip. For cats who love catnip, it can be a fun way to switch up a regular playtime routine!
Valerian Root contains two naturally occurring chemicals- actinidine and valeric acid. Valeric acid acts similarly to a cat pheromone, while actinidine is structurally similar to the nepetalactone in catnip. It causes a similar reaction!
Cats will find the stinky cheese, hint of mint, wet earth-esque scent of Valerian root irresistible. It's smell can be a little pungent at first, but up close it smells nice! Your cat will especially think so.
***NOTE*** Not all cats react to the essential oils of each cat attractant plant in the same way. Which they prefer is based on genetics, their mood, the day, and how they like to play. Every product we offer does have a different appeal to different cats, and the majority like most- but just like us, they have their preferences!