Tile is now selling a cat-tracking bundle that includes one of the company’s Sticker trackers and a new collar attachment to truly secure it to your pet. The combo is designed to keep tabs on your tabby (or other purring furderer) so you can confirm it’s hiding somewhere in the house and hasn’t escaped yet again to your neighbor’s.
Sure, there’s nothing groundbreaking about a cat collar accessory that holds a preexisting tracker — but it’s slightly more elegant than the company’s previous key chain dangling tracker solution. Tile’s Sticker tracker can be detected from 250 feet away and has a built-in battery that can last for three years.
The overall look of the Tile for Cats accessory still seems a bit bulky, and the silicone material of the collar attachment might be a fur-sticking annoyance. You can’t buy the collar attachment separately if you already have a Tile Sticker, but there are third-party accessory makers that make similar cat and dog collar attachments for a tracker you may already own.
Tile for Cats comes in both black and white and isn’t a bad deal for $40 — considering the tracker by itself normally costs $30. It’s a good option for those who aren’t interested in buying Apple’s AirTag trackers instead, but it’s tough to compete with that ecosystem’s more elegant-looking collar options. Or you could buy any tracker you want and just make the collar holder yourself.