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Curious Cat App Review – Fine As Long As You’re Choosy…

Fancy earning a little extra in your free time? Then why not do it from your phone? Take a look at this Curious Cat app review to see how much you can expect to earn.

Curious cat review


10-second Curious Cat review

Rating: 2.5 out of 5.

Not too bad as a way to earn a bit extra from your phone. How much you can earn varies quite a bit between surveys, but Curious Cat pays instantly through PayPal.

Having 3 children and a full-time job, the fact that I can find time to go to the toilet can be nothing short of a miracle. This leaves me little time to do my favourite pastime of earning money. I’ve found one of the best ways to make extra is through my phone, so I’m always keen to try different apps. When I stumbled across the Curious Cat app, it sounded ideal so I thought I would give it a whirl.

What is Curious Cat?

Curious Cat is an app you can download to your phone (either for Apple or Android) that allows you to earn money by answering questions.

Taken from their FAQ’s:

You’re valuable and you should be rewarded for it!

In the Curious Cat, you will be offered the chance to take surveys and try new apps for real cash rewards, paid via Paypal.

Now, this app is very cat orientated. I have no idea why, unless it was designed by some crazy cat lady. However, my mum isn’t that good with technology, so I guess there may be another reason.

how much a curious cat survey pays

Is Curious Cat Safe?

Curious Cat is operated by On Device Research Limited, a UK company that has been operating since 2010. You will find plenty of reviews of the app across the internet and I have never had any issues with payments or privacy. As always with survey sites, only share the information you’re comfortable with giving out.

The good

There are generally plenty of surveys to take, so if you want to build up some earnings, you can. You only need to reach 100 points (£1) before you can make a withdrawal, which is one of the lowest rates I have seen. And if you love cats, then this is probably the best survey site for you.

You also receive points if you click on a survey and don’t qualify. Well, when I say points, I mean point. So 1 penny but I suppose it’s better than nothing.

The bad

The majority of surveys are not actually run by Curious Cat, which means they act as the middleman (or is that cat?) There are a couple of issues with this. It means Curious Cat takes a slice of your fee from the original survey company, which obviously means less pay for you.

Plus, you can sometimes find yourself visiting a survey site, only to find that you have to fill out some more profile questions and then you end up being disqualified anyway. And if you hate cats, this is probably the worst survey site for you.

How much can you earn with Curious Cat?

As Curious Cat links you to other sites, it means that how much you earn from each survey can vary. The worst I have seen is 18 points for a 25-minute survey. That is the equivalent of under 50 pence per hour. They aren’t all as bad as this though and expect to earn, on average, around 65 pence for a 10-minute survey – around £4 per hour. The app is great for cashing out – the money is usually in your PayPal account within minutes.

payment from curious cat

My Curious Cat app review conclusion

So is it worth it? If you’re picky with the surveys you complete, then yes. It’s great that you can complete a couple of surveys and withdraw your earnings in such a short space of time.

I love being able to earn money from my phone, although this one won’t make you huge amounts. And this certainly appeals if you are some kind of crazy cat lady.


Alternatively, if my Curious Cat review had you interested in earning money from your phone, take a look at my OnePoll or OnePulse reviews.

Or visit my top 10 earning survey sites

Please note that this post contains an affiliate link. All views are my own.

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