Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Likely not, but don’t worry, it’s only mid-November. Then again, it’s already mid-November, so you really should get on with it, don’t you think? If you’re reading this, you probably know someone who likes cats to such a degree that you’re considering gifting them with a feline-friendly item. Fortunately for you, we’re here to help ease the stress of your holiday shopping with our round-up of 40 gift ideas for cat lovers.
With a range of budgets in mind, we’ve created the following gift categories:
- Gifts for the Cat Lover On-the-Go
- For the Practical Cat Lover
- For the Whimsical Cat Lover
- For the Sentimental Cat Lover
- For the Fun-Loving Cat Lover
For the Cat Lover On-the-Go
1. Pet Fit For Life Portable Cat Condo with Litter Box – $44.95 This useful kit contains just about everything a cat-in-tow traveler will need: a comfy, collapsible crate, a portable litter box, an expanding bowl, and even a feather toy.
2. Adjustable Cat Harness with Leash – $9.99 Cats aren’t especially known for their propensity to heel and sit-stay at crosswalks, but even the most indoors-y cat will appreciate the occasional stroll in the fresh air. An adjustable cat harness offers more security than a collar, and this one comes in several colors.
3. Original Kitty Cot Cat Perch – $44.95 Okay, so this one might only facilitate wandering of the mind, but who hasn’t met a cat that doesn’t love to stare longingly out of a window? This glass-mounted cat perch offers a cozy place for Fluffers to gaze at the passing world without compromising the safety of any birds or squirrels.
4. Airline Approved Pet Carrier – $32.94 A recent survey we conducted indicated that cats aren’t the world’s biggest fans of air travel, but sometimes it’s necessary. Help a fearful feline get from point A to B in a comfy, stylish, airline-approved carrier.
5. PetSafe Automatic Pet Feeder – $34.99 Perhaps your cat-loving friend travels frequently but isn’t always able to take Kitty along, making this automatic pet feeder a very useful gift. A digital timer accurately rations up to five servings of food.
6. 8 Set Packing Cube – $23.85 The fun “cat garden” design on these packing cubes tastefully displays a love for cats while providing the purrfect solution for efficient, organized travel.
7. Walnew Passport Holder – $8.99 Give your traveling, cat-crazy acquaintance this high-quality passport cover and they’ll be reminded of their furry friend before they’ve even made it through customs.
For the Practical Cat Lover
1. Home & More Purrfection Doormat – $19.98 While an obnoxious welcome mat is good for the occasional chuckle, sometimes you want to express your love for cats without coming across as a full-fledged crazy cat lady. This friendly face makes for a tasteful greeting while conveying the household’s favored pet.
2. Best Friends OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler – $27.48 While it’s true that cats are often just as happy with a cardboard box, offer an upgrade this Christmas with a cozy, warm bed. The high sides provide privacy while retaining the ability to stealthy peer over an edge.
3. Pet House All-Natural Soy Wax Candle – $21.95 Even the most passionate cat lover will find it difficult to embrace the faint smell of eau de litterbox, so offer one (or two!) of these all-natural, soy-based candles instead.
4. Litter Genie Plus Cat Litter Disposal System – $14.99 What would a cat lover’s list be without something related to kitty litter? Give the affordable gift of litter control with this smart contraption that locks in odor and collects waste for up to two weeks.
5. Armarkat Cat Furniture Condo – $66.32 For your favorite cat (or cat-loving human), may we suggest this high-rise cat condo? With plenty of places to curl up, stretch, scratch, and rub, this is sure to be a holiday winner (though you may want to skip the gift wrapping).
6. Paws & Pals Cat Tree House – $14.95 For a budget-friendlier alternative, consider this one-level cat tree, which still offers a one-stop shop for sleeping, scratching, and entertainment.
7. FURminator deShedding Tool for Cats – $12.10 The FURminator is an industry-leading grooming tool because it really does work to help control shedding. Available for both long and short-haired cats, this is a handy item for any cat owner.
8. Pet Grooming Glove – $12.86 While it’s true that cats only accept petting on their specific terms, we’re willing to bet they’ll be up for more cuddles than ever when these gloves go on. Soothing massage nubs helps remove loose hair to manage shedding and add sheen to that majestic coat.
For the Whimsical Cat Lover
1. Texts from Mittens the Cat 2018 Day-to-Day Calendar – $10.39 What would cats say to us if they could text? Find out with this clever page-a-day calendar. A must for any cubicle-bound cat connoisseur.
2. Bolbove Cable Knit Turtleneck Sweater for Cats – $12.99 Of course this exists, and of course your best friend’s cat needs one.
3. Novelty Cat Socks 5-pack – $9.99 Socks are perhaps more fun to give than to receive, but everyone uses them so they may as well be cute. Stripes and cats come together in this festive five-pack.
4. Surprise Cat Coffee Mug – $17.49 Nothing like getting to the bottom of your coffee and discovering a small cat staring up at you. A subtle, fun gift for the cat-loving coffee drinker.
5. “I do what I want” Coffee Mug – $16.87 Cats do what they want, humans drink what they want. Make someone’s morning more fun with this “spirited” kitty’s charming gesture.
6. Cat-Shaped Pillow – $16.80 What’s better than a cat or a pillow? How about a cat-shaped pillow! Suitable for decorative purposes or for getting comfy on the couch, this plush replica just might be cause for a double-take.
7. CTM Cat Eyes Travel Sleep Mask – $5.98 Whether at home or on the road, the eyes of the cat are watching you. Well, they’re watching someone, at least.
8. Simply Charmed Cat Wine Charms – $15.84 Likely a gift that can be put right to use on Christmas Day, these fun magnetic wine charms make it is to distinguish whose glass is whose.
For the Sentimental Cat Lover
1. CAT FACES 2018 Wall Calendar – $12.99 Useful but mostly cute, this 2018 wall calendar functions as both decoration and a helpful planner, with the face of a lovely kitty staring back at you each month.
2. Le Chat Noir Secret Book Box Set – $38.33 Everyone adores this iconic French cat. Stand out from the usual vintage poster by gifting this set of book-boxes, perfect for hiding treasures or squirreling away cash for a trip to Paris.
3. You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats – $9.97 Cats are mysterious but also wise. Here, they’ve been kind enough to share their worldly advice with author Francesco Marciuliano, resulting in a fun gift for frequent observer.
4. Ulster Weavers Cats in Waiting Pot Mitt – $9.00 A watched pot never boils, but that won’t stop these cats from staring at it. A fun gift for the cooking cat lover.
5. Pearhead Cat Paw Print Keepsake Photo Frame – $19.95 This hinged frame captures both a photo of a beloved feline, as well as their personal pawprint with the included clay imprint kit. A thoughtful gift for folks with a new kitten or a distinguished resident alike.
6. Mini Cat Christmas Tree Ornaments, Set of 4 – $14.99 These handmade, wool faces are technically Christmas ornaments, but their lack of seasonal attire makes them suitable to display throughout the home year-round.
7. Anteqi Cat Lamp Night Light – $18.99 Nightlights aren’t just for kids, they’re useful for anyone who ever finds themselves up in the middle of the night to use the litterbox—er, bathroom—or grab a drink of water. This one is sleek, cute, and just cat-shaped enough to make for a fun, themed gift.
8. 1991 World’s Most Difficult Jigsaw Puzzle Cats Edition – $25.00 This tricky, 529-piece jigsaw puzzle is sure to keep its strategists busy for quite some time sorting out the jumble of cats. Just don’t let the actual cat make off with any of the pieces…
9. How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language – $6.49 A fun National Geographic book technically aimed for kids, but amusing and useful to anyone who enjoys cats and their mysterious, aloof ways.
For the Fun-Loving Cat Lover
1. Meow Box – $32.95 The feline answer to subscription boxes, Meow Box arrives at your designated door each month with new and exciting kitty treats and toys. Gift a trial of one or three months to let your chosen recipient decide if they’d like to continue the subscription.
2. Petstages Tower of Tracks Cat Toy – $12.00 This colorful toy takes the classic “ball on a track” cat amusement device to the next level—three of them, actually.
3. Fashion’s Talk Cat Toys Variety Pack – $12.88 Variety is the spice of life, but also the joy in an assortment of toys. This 20-piece set is sure to keep a favored feline busy until next Christmas rolls around.
4. Garry’s Pets Catnip – $13.96 Do cats really love catnip as much as humans like to think they do? We may never know, but this boutique batch of high-potency ‘nip is one of the best on the market.
5. Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book – $5.99 Pair this with a set of colored pencils (or crayons!) and let even the adult cat lover unleash their creative side with this intricate coloring book.
6. Gold Cat Ears Ring – $22.97 A subtle, fun way to acknowledge one’s admiration for cats while doing double-duty is a stylish accessory.
7. Eastyle Golden Cat Jewelry Holder – $20.00 Perfect for storing the aforementioned ring, this cute ceramic dish with a helpful cat keeps rings, earrings, and other tiny accessories safe and sound.
8. 3-Way Cat Tunnel – $12.99 A fun gift for cats and humans alike, this collapsible tunnel makes alluring crackling sounds and provides a dark place to play hide and seek.
What are your gift ideas?
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