40 Gifts for Cat Lovers, Perfect for Christmas Holidays!

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?

Do you have a gift idea for your dog or another dog lover? Let us know about it in the comments.

40 Gifts for Dog Lovers, Perfect for Christmas Holidays!

The holidays are nearly upon us once again, which means it’s time to start thinking about everyone’s favorite seasonal activity—Christmas shopping! Most of us have at least one dog fanatic in our lives and much like man’s best friend, these folks tend to be fairly easy to please. We’ve rounded up 40 of our favorite holiday gift ideas for dog lovers to help make your shopping quest as painless as possible this year, no matter the size of your budget.

Our gift shopping categories include:

  • Gifts for the Dog Lover On-the-Go
  • For the Practical Dog Lover
  • For the Whimsical Dog Lover
  • For the Sentimental Dog Lover
  • For the Fun-Loving Dog Lover

For the Dog Lover On-the-Go

1. Highwave AutoPupCup Water Bottle – $14.99  Give Sparky the convenience of his own water bottle with this clever design. The bowl-shaped top is easily filled with a gentle squeeze of the bottle, making this a great gift for anyone with a pup on-the-go.

2. Bonza Collapsible Dog Bowls – $17.98 This portable set is perfect for traveling thanks to its two expandable bowls, tags, and zippered carrying case.

3. Dog Car Seat Covers – $39.99 Help someone keep their car interior protected from dog hair and pawprints with this waterproof seat cover system. The durable flaps work to fully enclose the backseat while protecting seats, doors, headrests and the floor. You’ll be thanked later for this one!

4. Airline Approved Pet Carrier – $32.94 One of the perks of a small dog is their ability to be easily transported. For your on-the-go pal who likes to take their other pal along for the ride, consider this soft-sided, airline-approved pet carrier that also manages to look good.

5. Personalized Ombre Rope Dog Leash – $32.99 Stand out from the crowd at the dog park with one of these handmade, uniquely dyed cotton rope leashes. Add a personalized touch with up to five characters. No judgment if you choose “SANTA”

6. Canine Hardware Pet Travel Bed – $19.36 This easy folding, lightweight bed is great for lining a crate or creating a cozy spot on a hotel floor without the bulk of a conventional dog bed.

7. Kurgo Kibble Carrier Travel Dog Food Bag -$13.49 This is one of those items nobody thinks about until it’s right in front of them. Be the bringer of good use this holiday season with a portable dog food bag. The hex-weave material helps repel moisture and pests, while avoiding spills and the hassle of lugging around an open bag of dog food.

For the Practical Dog Lover

1. PB Paws Pet Collection Indoor Outdoor Pet Mat – $15.99 If your favorite “dog person” is one who enjoys broadcasting his or her canine love in as many form as possible, this door mat will bring a sure smile. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, use it as a human welcome mat or a puppy placemat.

2. Best Friends OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler – $27.48 Everyone needs a good night’s sleep, dogs included. Give the gift of peaceful slumber with this deep-dish, extra-cozy dog bed.

3. Pet House All-Natural Soy Wax Candle – $21.95 Not only are these awesome, long-lasting candles all-natural, they’ve been developed especially to eliminate pet-related odors. With fun scents like Bamboo Watermint, Falling Leaves, and Sugared Cranberries, there’s something for everyone to festively combat the occasional “wet dog” smell.

4. DEI Leash Holder Wall Rack – $13.64 Perhaps every dog’s favorite phrase, this “let’s go for a walk” wall-mounted leash holder will leave no doubt in the minds of guests as to who really runs the household.

5. Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification DNA Test Kit – $79.99 We know, mutts are the most loveable dogs of all, but if your pup-crazy friend is curious about the origins of her adopted BFF, this kit just might contain the answers. The DNA testing kit includes prepaid lab shipping and results are returned within two-to-three weeks of receiving the sample. Mystery solved!

6. Portable Pet Stairs – $57.95 Small pups often have a little trouble hopping on and off of couches, beds, or anywhere else they might be welcomed. Make life a little easier with these plush, portable stairs designed just for pets. Safety first!

7. Glucosamine for Dogs Supplement – $29.95 Okay, so vitamins probably don’t fall under anyone’s “fun” category, but a good hip and joint supplement can be a thoughtful gift for the owner of an active dog if it helps Mr. Ruffles to keep hiking those weekend trails for years to come.

8. Dll Bone Dry Pet Toy Storage Bin – $20.26 Consider this for the friend whose house you can’t visit without tripping over multiple dog toys before you’ve even made it out of the foyer. It’s a collapsible and good-looking way to keep Spot’s toy collection under control.

9. Mars Original Stainless Steel Pet Stripper – $35.99 Nothing beats a high-quality stripping tool for breeds with thick undercoats (Huskies, we’re looking at you). This one is of German-made quality with stainless steel teeth and a wooden handle.

10. Grooming Tools Kit – $39.99 A great gift idea for the new dog owner in your life, this comprehensive set of grooming tools includes the essentials: nail trimmer, comb, pin brush, de-matting comb, de-shedding comb; all in a durable carrying case for easy storage.

For the Whimsical Dog Lover

1. Pooch Selfie Ball – $12.99 Humans have selfie sticks, dogs have selfie balls. This clever attachment works with either front or rear-facing cameras and is compatible with most smartphone cases.

2. BarkBrew Dog Beer 100% Organic – $8.00 Perfect for the friend who is both a dog lover and a beer enthusiast, BarkBrew makes it possible to crack open a cold one for man’s best friend. These brews are totally organic and available in chicken or beef flavors—so refreshing!

3. Holiday Christmas Reindeer Sweater – $18.99 How thoughtful of you to include your favorite dog in this year’s Christmas sweater party! Offered in several sizes and colors, there’s sure to be a match for a pooch you know and love.

4. Simplest Life Bandana Scarf Collar – $19.99 Looking dapper doesn’t have to be expensive. This adjustable collar with bandana is available in a variety of colors and makes a great gift for any posh pup.

5. Novelty Dog Socks 6-pack – $13.99 Socks are always one of those “ha ha” Christmas gifts given in jest, but let’s face it: socks are practical. They’re fun, too, especially when there’s a different pupper printed on the back of each pair.

6. Coffee Mug “Dogs over People” – $23.00 Sometimes the truth hurts.

7. Dogeared “be the person your dog thinks you are” Lil Zip – $24.00 Zippered pouches have endless functionality for everything from carrying dog treats to toting cosmetics, and this one is guaranteed to be a welcome addition to the collection.

8. Decorative Embroidered Pillow – $12.99 Ah, the noble Dachshund. What they lack in height they make up for in length and as fodder for puns. This fun pillow expresses a relatable sentiment no matter the resident breed.

For the Sentimental Dog Lover

1. THE DOG Wall Calendar 2018 – $14.99 Calendars are endlessly useful, both as a fun piece of décor and for actually keeping track of things like vet appointments and doggy daycare schedules. This one is a fun gift for any dog lover thanks to the variety of breeds and creative displays of cuteness.

2. The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs – $16.96 Hardcover books with stunning photography always make a great gift, even more so when the pages are filled with photos of hundreds of dogs of all shapes, sizes, and colors.

3. Gourmet Christmas Dog Treats – $16.95 What is Christmas without a little festive snacking? Let Fido join in on the munchie fun this year with his own assortment of freshly baked holiday treats.

4. Dogs – $37.41 This beautiful (and self-explanatory) book is suitable for coffee table display, allowing everyone to explore the many delights of the dog.

5. Pearhead Dog Paw Print Keepsake Photo Frame – $19.95 This hinged frame captures both a photo of a beloved dog, as well as their personal pawprint with the included clay imprint kit. A thoughtful gift for folks with a new puppy or an old friend alike.

6. Simply Charmed Magnetic Dog Wine Charms – $15.84 Put these wine charms right to use on Christmas Day by letting everyone choose their favorite pup to identify their glass. You know you’re a dog lover when…

7. How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain – $19.30 A lovely read for anyone whose heartstrings are tugged at by the unconditional love of a dog, author Gregory Burns explains the science (and sentimentality) behind the canine-human bond.

8. Ravensburger At the Dog Park Jigsaw Puzzle – $17.99 Ravensburger puzzles are known for their quality and this 500-piece jigsaw is a great gift for bringing the family together over a common interest.

For the Fun-Loving Dog Lover

1. Varsity Pets Dog Toy – $42.99 This toy is so durable it is said to be 110% indestructible. An excellent choice for the voracious chewer or fanatical fetcher!

2. Kong Classic Dog Toy – $6.79 The Kong is an iconic dog toy for a reason: they’re nearly indestructible, they bounce all over the place when they’re thrown, and they can be stuffed with something delicious. A toy-appreciating doggo can never have too many Kongs.

3. Bark Box – $35.00 A subscription service just for dogs, Bark Box delivers fun and tasty dog treats and toys right to your desired door each month. Gift a trial of one or three months to let your chosen recipient decide if they’d like to continue the subscription.

4. Bake-A-Bone Dog Treat Maker – $34.99 Think of this as a waffle-maker for dogs. This nifty contraption makes it easy to bake your own special dog treats right at home. A super-fun gift for the particularly dedicated pet parent!

5. Wet Noses All-Natural Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats – $22.67 Dogs love treats no matter what time of year it is, so a five-pound box of organic peanut butter banana snacks are sure to please when they’re sniffed out from under the Christmas tree.

6. Dog Lover Adult Coloring Book – $8.99 Coloring books are a joy regardless of age of the artist. Give this dog-centric coloring project as a stocking stuffer or a thoughtful creative outlet. Bonus points if you pair it with a nice set of colored pencils or nostalgic crayons.

7. How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language – $9.06 This is technically a kids’ book, but is arguably just as useful for new dog owners (and likely good entertainment for seasoned masters). How to Speak Dog is a National Geographic book all about how dogs communicate. Bark once for yes.

What are your gift ideas?

Do you have a gift idea for your dog or another dog lover? Let us know about it in the comments.

Top 10 Gifts For Dogs (and Dog Lovers)

Holidays are here and as you shop for family and friends, don’t forget about your fuzzy buddy, or your dog lover on the shopping list, because getting something for the dog is about the best gift a dog lover could get – it shows that you care about their dog as well as them. There are a lot of great toys and other pet products out there for dogs. Here are the 10 we liked best.

Top 10 Gifts For Dogs

  1. IQ Treat Ball

    Is it too cold to run around at the dog park? Does your dog seem bored? This toy may be the answer. Fill the ball with treats or kibble and let your dog check it out. Your dog will have to push, paw, and roll the ball for the food to fall out. It’s ideal for dogs that need additional mental stimulation and for those dogs who may eat too fast. You can also adjust the difficulty as your dog learns.
    Find the Interactive IQ Ball on Amazon
  2. Nerf Spiral Squeak Football

    If watching the game isn’t enough with your canine best friend, then pick up this toy and throw those long passes. The football is made from rubber and is brightly colored so you can find it in the grass or twilight hours. It has a squeaker inside and is water resistant. This football is great for winter outdoor session, summer, and a trip to the beach.
    Find the Nerf Spiral Squeak Football on Amazon
  3. Orthopedic Mattress Pet Bed

    This bed sounds nice, so nice I bet you could nap with your dog on it. This bed comes in several sizes and color choices. It’s made of egg crate orthopedic foam and has a water resistant base to protect your floors from any accidents. The cover is machine washable and has a fleece top. The foam mattress can also be washed if needed by hand. It’s a great choice if you have an older dog who needs some extra support or if your dog just deserves to be pampered.
    Find the Furhaven Deluxe Orthopedic Mattress Pet Bed on Amazon
  4. Flying Squirrel

    Sure frisbees and tennis balls are great to toss around but what about a squirrel? This toy is made for sailing through the air. It comes in several sizes so your tiny dog or your big pup can play. It’s made from heavy canvas so it should withstand bites and head shakes. The feet of the squirrel glow in the dark to help you and your dog watch its path in the twilight evening play hours. If your dog has a habit of bopping his/her head with a plastic frsibee, this toy may be a great subistute. It’s flexible and won’t hurt your pup.
    Find the Chuckit! Flying Squirrel on Amazon
  5. Wood Pet Home

    This pet bed is awesome. It’s a bunk bed for your small dog. The bottom bunk is a cubby hole and the top is an open bed. You could set this up next to the couch, your bed, or anywhere where your pup wants to hang out. If you have two dogs, they could share. The pet bed is made from cedar wood and can be easily wiped down if there are accidents or if it just gets dirty. The pet home can also be placed outside as a dog house.
    Find the Wood Pet Home on Amazon
  6. 12 Tuff Balls

    Need to replenish all the lost tennis balls in your yard? Get a dozen. These are thick and have an extra bounce. The outer felt is non-abrasive to prevent wearing down your dog’s teeth. Ration them out or dump them all at once and watch your dog go nuts trying to grab them all.
    Find the 12 Tuff Ball on Amazon
  7. Chompion Chew Toy

    This toy is designed for strong chewers. If you wonder if your dog is actually a goat or a beaver, this toy is a necessity. It’s made from rubber and will help exercise the jaw and act like a toothbrush as it help remove tartar from your pup’s chompers. This tough toy is a great teething toy, chew toy, and works well for those small tug of war sessions.
    Find the Chompion Dog Toy on Amazon
  8. Cozy Round Pet Bed

    Does your dog need a new bed? Here’s one that is round for your dog to curl up in. it’s soft, cozy, and sized for the small dogs. It measures about 22×6. The edges are stuffed and act as a bumper or pillow. The bed is washable and is made from polyester.
    Find the AKC Casablanca Round Solid Pet Bed on Amazon
  9. Kong Biscuit Ball Toy

    Kong has a great reputation of making long lasting, tough and durable dog toys. The ball toy has openings where you can pop in some treats for your dog. This toy will keep your dog busy and happy as s/he rolls the ball around, tugs at the treats, and exercises. The ball can be washed and is made from 100% rubber.
    Find the Kong Biscuit Ball Dog Toy on Amazon
  10. Greenie Dental Treats

    Every dog likes treats and if you want to have a treat that doubles as a cleaner these are the ones to get. They help reduce bad breath, fight tartar, and are packed with vitamins and minerals. The treats are made from all natural products and come in several sizes.
    Find Greenie Dental Treats on Amazon

10 Best Gifts For Your Cat (or Cat Lovers)

It’s time to start shopping! As you go through your list of friends and relatives, don’t forget about your best friend in the world, your cat. Or your best friend’s best friend (sorry, but it’s probably true). If you’re not sure what to get him/her, don’t worry. We got you covered.

Top 10 Gifts For Cats

  1. Variety pack of toys

    If your cat is picky this is a good deal. There are 20 different types of little toys in this bundle. Plastic balls, rubber balls, and a lot of stuffed catnip sacks are sure to keep your cat happy. This is perfect for kittens and older cats. The toys come in a zippered back for storage so you can ration out or collect them back up as needed.
    Find the Fashion Talk Cat Toy Variety Pack on Amazon
  2. Pet Cat Tunnel

    This is cool. If your cat likes hiding under the blankets or scurrying under things, the cat tunnel may be the perfect gift. It has three different openings that lead to a center. The center has a hole where you cat can poke his/her head out of and say “hi!” It’s durable, collapsible, and easy to clean.
    Find the Prosper Pet Cat Tunnel on Amazon
  3. Hot Pursuit

    Does your cat chase your feet under the blanket? Mine do. I wake up to two cats pouncing on me every morning. This toy might distract them from me. It’s an electronic toy that has a mat and a wand with a bead on the end. The wand is under the mat and moves. The movement has several settings and the mat is durable. Your cat may spend hours trying to catch whatever is under the mat or may just dive under… either way, take video.
    Find the SmartyKat Electronic Motion Toy on Amazon
  4. Cat Scratcher

    This cat scratcher is pretty cool. It has several pieces that can be repositioned and replaced. Aside from distracting your cat from tearing up the leather couch, the scratcher can be “new” to your cat each time you rebuild it. Simply stack the cardboard scratching pieces onto the base and rotate them to create bumps and corners or make it a smooth tower. The scratcher stands about 2 feet high and stable.
    Find the Catit Senses 2.0 Scratcher on Amazon
  5. Cat Dancer

    I have this for my cats and they love it. It’s a simple toy made from wire and cardboard. Simple, cheap, and hours of fun. The cat dancer is a lure that can be attached to a wall or held by you. It moves in an erratic way that mimics flies. Cats will jump, swat, and try to bite the cardboard pieces. It also lasts a long time.
    Find the Cat Dancer on
    Amazon
  6. DIY Cat Condo

    Ok, this is a cool house. It’s a cat condo that is customizable based on your imagination. The condo comes with 28 solid panels to create walls, 9 panels that have holes for your cat to walk through, and a cat hammock. If you’re a lego master, this cat condo may be fun for you too. Rebuild it to keep your cat interested and amused.
    Find the DIY Cat Condo on Amazon
  7. Cat Scratcher and Lounger

    Scratching is hard work. Why not give your cat a two in one gift? After the scratching is done, your cat can collapse on the cardboard scratcher and catch some Zs. The scratcher is large to accommodate a full size kitty. It’s light so you can move it around the house as needed.
    Find the Homodox Cat Scratcher on Amazon
  8. Automatic Laser Toy

    Looking for a hands free toy that your cat will play with while you get some chores done? Then this gift might be the one for you. It’s an automatic laser pointer. Simply turn it on, and watch your cat try to catch the ever elusive red dot! It has several settings to adjust the speed and path the laser pointer takes. For best results, place the base on a table to prevent your cat from bumping it or trying to catch the red dot from the base. You don’t want your cat to stare directly at the laser.
    Find the FroliCat DART on Amazon
  9. Vesper Cat Lounger and Scratcher

    Here is a very nicely designed cat tower. It has three rope pillars for your cat to scratch and a top shelf. There is also a cubby hole for napping. Each level has padding for ultimate comfort. There is assembly required. It is sturdy and will last years. It’s easy to wipe down since it’s made from pressboard similar to bookcases and desks.
    Find the Vesper V-Base Tower on Amazon
  10. Fling a String

    This toy is just plain silly. Attach it to a door knob and turn it on, the string loops around in up and down which can drive your cats nuts. It’s perfect for play time. The string is moved by a conveyer belt. When your cat catches the string, the toy stops moving. As soon as your cat lets go, it starts looping again.
    Find the Moody Pet Fling A String on Amazon

Halloween Costumes for Your Pet!

It is that time of year again. The local grocery store and pharmacy are stocked with candy, silly costumes, and lawn ornaments of ghosts, witches, and spiders. As you get ready for Halloween, don’t forget to dress your pet. Not every cat or dog will tolerate a costume but if s/he does, here’s a few great ideas:

Triceratops

This costume is a simple headdress that transforms your little bulldog into a dinosaur. It’s been a top seller for years because…well, it’s awesome.
https://amzn.com/B0087271R8

Cowboy

I’ve seen pets with this little cowboy costume and it makes me laugh every time. As the dog (or cat) moves the little cowboy bucks. It’s hilarious. The funniest was when I saw a puppy pug with it on who galloped all over the dog park with the little cowboy.
https://amzn.com/B017JOHQU6

Star Wars Bantha

Another riding costume but instead of a cowboy, it’s a Tusken.
https://amzn.com/B00E9BBR80

Lion Mane

ROAR! Does your cat want to re-enact scenes from The Lion King? Want to scare your mailman with your new lion/yellow lab? Then pick up this little headdress.
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Pirate

I doubt my cats would wear this… but this costume is awesome. It has little arms that are free standing off with stuffing. The front legs of your pet are the legs of the pirate. If your pet is cool with this costume, it could be the hit of the party. Check out the video to see how it holds up when a cat walks with it on.
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Fall Fashion For Your Dog

Is it time for your pup to get some new duds? The old fleece from last year too small? Or maybe (if you two have been working out) too big now? Then consider buying your furry best friend some cool new clothes. But, are you unsure what’s “cool” and what’s not for 2015? Don’t worry. We got it covered.

Top styles for Fall 2015

Casual Camo Sweatshirt – Camo seems to have made a comeback this past year. Lots of tank tops and shorts were camp printed and it’s continuing into the Fall with hoodies and fun accessories like belts. So, it only makes sense that your dog also sport camo. These hoodies are 100% cotton and come in several sizes.

You can buy this on Amazon, here.

Adidog Sweatshirt – Ok, it’s not Adidas but it’s doggone close! Your dog can be sporting this gray hoodie on walks to the park and make the other dogs jealous. Do dogs get jealous of clothing? Hmm. Anyway, it’s 100% cotton and comes in gray or black.

You can buy this on Amazon, here.

Orvis Reflective Raincoat – Nighttime walks in rainy weather are no problem with this raincoat. This lightweight raincoat has reflective material and blaze orange sewn into the seam so that cars can see you two as you take your nightly stroll. There is velcro straps for easy on and off and it’s made of nylon.

You can buy this on Amazon, here.

Batman Raincoat – This raincoat is ultra cool. It’s made of nylon and has reflective strips for nighttime walks so that you and your pup are safe. Plus with the batman symbol, everyone will know your dog is a hero. There is elastic around the legs to keep the coat in place and snaps for easy on and off around the belly. If Batman isn’t your thing, there are other superheroes to choose from. But, come on… it BATMAN!

You can buy this on Amazon, here.

iCPooch – The App That Lets You Chat With Your Pup

iCPooch is a new app that works with a tablet computer to allow an owner to video chat with his/her pet. It also allows owners release a treat to their pet while they are chatting. The app wasn’t the brain child of a tech company or pet food company, rather, it was the invention of a 14 yr old girl, Brooke Martin, who felt anxious being away from her dog, Kayla.

iCPooch was a kickstarter project and since then met its funding needs and is available for sale from their own website as well as Amazon. It retails for $129 and would make an excellent present for the pet lover in your life.

To read more about iCPooch, check out the article on CBS.com.

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Your Pet

Have a special date planned with your number one furry friend? If so, don’t forget to pick up an ultra awesome present too. Or maybe you’re dating a pet lover and want to get a gift that isn’t too “mushy” or too “cliched” for this day. If so, why not think about getting their pet a gift?

5 Great Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Pink Cadillac – A cat will be cruising in style in this playhouse made of durable cardboard. Your cat can sit in it, nap, and will look so cute and silly that twitter’s hashtag #catillac will end up trending for days.
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Dog Truffle Gift Box – They look like chocolates but they aren’t. These treats are made from peanut butter dough, oats, honey, and dipped in yogurt. They are perfect treat for the perfect dog.
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SmartCat Peek and Play Cat Toy – For the super smart cat get the peek and play. This toy encourages the predatory instinct in a cat and will keep them busy for hours. Hide some smaller toys in it, a few treats, and sprinkle a list catnip on it and your cat will think it’s the best thing ever.
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MultiPet Sock Pals Catnip Cat Toy – You know how kids like sock monkeys? Well, cats like sock mice. Soft, durable, and silent make these the perfect toy. They have catnip inside and can be batted around the house without damaging or making a lot of noise on a hardwood floor.
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Cat Pjs – These aren’t for the cat but the cat will probably end up sitting on them, cuddling on the lap of the one who wears them, and maybe loving them as much as the person who gets them. These pjs are made of brushed flannel and are great for those chilly nights. They’re also a little silly.
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6 Of The Best Toy Balls For Dogs


Did your dog bury her old ball? Or did it bounce away into the lake at the park? If so, it’s time to replace it. When buying a bounce ball for a dog, you want one that’s sturdy enough to withstand a dog biting it, chewing it, and also want it to be soft enough to not be like a bowling ball.

If it’s time to replace the dog ball toy you had, check out these 6 top sellers:

Virtually Indestructible Best Ball for Dogs

It’s virtually impossible to destroy and made from non-toxic plastic. It comes in vary sizes and colors. It’s not recommended for indoor use as it could bang up your furniture and besides didn’t your parents tell you not to play ball in the house?

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Treat Ball

If you want your dog to exercise a little more, why not entice her with some treats? It’s durable, light, and strong made from natural rubber. Fill the ball with treats and as it rolls around a few will fall out at a time. Your dog will have to roll the ball, toss it, and move it to get to the good stuff!

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Jolly Pets Tug-n-Toss

Tug-n-Toss can float, bounce, and easy for you to pick up and throw without getting your hands gross. Not to mention you can easily hang it up to dry once you’re done.

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KONG Stuff-A-Ball Dog Toy

This toy isn’t a ball but it’s great for playing fetch. You can stuff some treats in it and as your dog chews on the rubber, it will massage the gums and clean the teeth. Getting the treats out of the toy becomes a challenge for your which is great for her mental and physical well-being.

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JW Bad Dog Toy

Devilish horns on this little toy make it “the bad” toy but it will be your dog’s new best friend. Comes with a tough squeaker and has a high bounce. This toy will last the toughest play times.

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Chuckit Kick

Kick the ball to play, hands free so you don’t have to pick up a slimy dirty rubber toy. It’s easy for dogs to pick up and carry around.

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Fall Weather Rain Gear For Dogs

The weather is cooling down and if you live in the Pacific Northwest, then you know that the rain is here. Walking your dog in the rain isn’t always pleasant, especially when you come back home and have to dry your dog off or have that “wet dog” smell for a few hours afterwards. Your dog could use a raincoat and some other protection from the rain.

Here are 5 Essential Rain Gear Items for Dogs


Musher’s Secret
Walking on cold pavement can dry out paws. Protect them with this moisturizer formulated especially for dog peas. It dries in seconds and creates a layer of protection from sand, ice, and everything in between. Musher’s secret contains Vitamin E to keep paws healthy and help heal any abrasions your dog might have.
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Disposable Waterproof Dog Boots
Maybe your dog doesn’t mind boots on her feet. If so, these booties are great to protect her paws from debris, cold wet pavement, chemicals, and ice. The boots are 100% biodegradable and can be reused many times before you move onto a fresh set of boots.
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Guardian Gear Rain Coat
Waterproof and fashionable, this little raincoat will keep your dog dry when it’s pouring outside. The coat is made from vinyl and has a reflective safety stripe for those night walks. There’s a drawstring hood, a leash opening on the back by the neck, and a pocket where you can stash a few doggie bags.
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West Coast Rain Wear
This coat is fleece lined for comfort and warmth. It is water repellant and has a reflective safety stripe. The coat doesn’t ride up or slide around on your dog’s body and is machine washable.
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Rivers West Hawkeye H2P Safety Rain Coat
Safety green rain coat for your dog will keep her dry and visible to cars when you two go out for night walks. It has reflective strips on the sides and micro fleece on the inside for comfort. There is enough room at the next for the leash and collar to move without being caught under the coat. The coat also has a D-ring so if you use a harness, you can connect the coat to the leash as well.
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