Interactive game between pet and owner

  • US 5,765,508 A
  • Filed: 06/10/1996
  • Issued: 06/16/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for amusing a live pet animal with a game comprising:

  • providing a mechanically movable toy animal resembling a rodent, the movable toy animal comprising;

    a platform mounted with a means for receiving a remote electronic signal;

    a means for mechanically inducing motion of said platform based upon activation by said remote electronic signal and being mounted on said platform;

    a first power source for operating said motion including means; and

    a housing covering said platform and said motion inducing means, said housing being in a shape of a rodent;

    providing a control box separate from said toy animal comprising;

    a means for transmitting said remote electronic signal;

    a means for regulating said remote electronic signal so as to alter directional movements of said toy animal; and

    a second power source for operating said control box;

    wherein the method comprises;

    directing by remote control through said control box said toy animal into a line of vision of said live pet animal; and

    evading capture of said toy animal by said live pet animal through manipulation by further remote control of said toy animal.

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