Cat owners often worry that their cats will be bored and lonely when left at home during the day. That’s why there’s a huge cat toy market. Yet before you rush out to buy the latest cat toy, you might want to consider getting an iPad instead.

Many companies, including Friskies, now offer inexpensive cat toys that run on the iPad. For example, Friskies offers Cat Fishing that displays animated fish swimming in water that your cat can swipe and claw at. With so many apps for cats available, you might now ha