If you like to check in on your pet when you’re away from home, a security camera gives you a way to peek at them from your smartphone or web browser. PetCube’s Play Pet Camera — which is available from Amazon and Chewy today for 40 percent off — is a great option that provides a 1080p livestream of your pet, with two-way audio so you can chat with them if it seems like they’re anxious or sad. It’ll also send a notification to your phone whenever they’re making a lot of noise, so you can give them a stern talking-to before the neighbors get too upset. “For simple peace of mind — and home-intrusion monitoring — the PetCube is worth ten times the price,” says Strategist contributor Alison Freer.
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