How does the season’s hottest holiday toy hold up against a real cat? The answer isn’t pretty

By Amy Jamieson
Updated December 15, 2009 12:45 PM

They’re the official must-have toy of the holiday season, but how do Zhu Zhu petshold up against their ultimate adversary, a real cat? We made it our job to find out. The result was a brutal faceoff (cover your children’s eyes!) and Nom Nom the Zhu Zhu pet didn’t fare so well. Turns out size wasn’t really the issue: The cat was also able to dropkick a more formidable opponent, the Lulu My Cuddlin’ Kitty robot toy in Round 2!

Click above to see the Cat vs. Zhu Zhu pet faceoff!