Do cats actually use cat wheels?
Some cats take to exercise wheels right away. One company says the cats most likely to use their wheels are Bengals, Toygers, Savannahs, Egyptian Maus, Russian Blues, Abyssinians, Siamese, and Maine Coons. As with anything, though, your mileage may vary.
How big should a cat exercise wheel be?
Therefore, that a good cat wheel should be 48 inches in diameter minimum and around 25+ lbs.
Why do cats like exercise wheels?
As your cat accelerates their pace, the wheel turns faster, prompting your cat to pick up speed. Cats will use the wheel multiple times throughout a day and often end up getting more than the requisite 15 minutes of fitness that they need to sustain good physical and mental health.